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How climate change has fueled conflict between farmers and herders in Africa.
Who wants to be a billionaire? Not me. I'm lucky to be well off, and I believe in free enterprise. But I have come to the conclusion that capitalism has run amok.
As some of my readers might remember, there was a 1970’s TV show called The Walton’s.
Defensive, uncomfortable, agreeable (with conditions), but mostly supportive. That’s how I would describe the responses from my wealthy friends regarding an article I posted a few weeks ago.
Who wants to be a billionaire? I don’t. Now, had you asked me that question 20 years ago, I might have answered differently. A lot has changed in my life the past two decades. Likewise, a lot has changed in the world.
“Do you hear the people sing?
Singing a song of angry men?
It is the music of a people
Who will not be slaves again!”
I just returned from a Board of Trustees meeting of the International Crisis Group (ICG) and it was a sobering experience, to say the least.
It’s time we all start actively engaging in our future, as complacency comes at a cost none of us can afford.
“History shows that when countries are busy trading with each other, there is little appetite for conflict..." Frank Giustra