The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The 2000 presidential election was marked by voting inconsistencies, unclear ballots and possibly malfunctioning vote-counting machines. Members of Congress are among those suggesting ways to address these irregularities and make elections more fair and accurate. A panel talks about the precedural and technical problems of the 2000 election and how they could be fixed.
- Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
- Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich executive director of the Black Leadership Forum
- Lloyd Cutler former White House Counsel
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