Posts Tagged: G20
My participation in a session on climate and energy policy hosted by the Saudi government would have “greenwashed” the summit.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House's powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Thousands of government representatives from the 20 nations met recently to deepen neoliberalism and kick the can on climate change, and all we got was another viral cat video.
Levying a tiny tax on financial transactions could help build a healthier and more stable future.
Activists are beginning to challenge financial speculation from below.
Like Sarah Palin, China is suddenly everywhere.
Since the crash of 2008, writes guest columnist Sarah Anderson, global justice activists have begun to make progress in reining in the excesses of the financial industry.
We need leadership that can reveal the invisible hand of government and remind the public that government is the instrument by which we the people regulate ourselves.
The stakes are high at the G20, and the cards stacked against progressive financial reform.
Have the messes we've been making finally reached a point where they can't be cleaned up?