The Times view on crisis and capitalism

Image result for The Times view on crisis and capitalismThe global economy is in a sharp downturn, which is likely to turn into a steep recession. Investors know this. Hence stock markets have fallen precipitously in the past month. Governments and central banks have no chance of preventing a drop in economic activity, because the cure as well as the disease requires it. If the spread of Covid-19 is to be checked, then consumers have to stop going to shopping centres, theatres and cinemas, and cease going to work on public transport….more:THETIMES

As Cities Around the World Go on Lockdown, Victims of Domestic Violence Look For A Way Out

“My husband won’t let me leave the house,” a victim of domestic violence, tells a representative for the National Domestic Violence Hotline over the phone. “He’s had flu-like symptoms and blames keeping me here on not wanting to infect others or bringing something like COVID-19 home. But I feel like it’s just an attempt to isolate me.“…more” TIME

 

 

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Narrated Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-‘As: The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The Compassionate One has mercy on those who are merciful. If you show mercy to those who arshow mercy to those who are on the earth, He Who is in the heaven will show mercy to you.”  (Sunan Abi Dawud)

عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو، يَبْلُغُ بِهِ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ “‏ الرَّاحِمُونَ يَرْحَمُهُمُ الرَّحْمَنُ ارْحَمُوا أَهْلَ الأَرْضِ يَرْحَمْكُمْ مَنْ فِي السَّمَاءِ ‏”‏ ‏.‏ لَمْ يَقُلْ مُسَدَّدٌ مَوْلَى عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو وَقَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏.‏