Posts Tagged ‘g20’

G20: Trump isolated and friendless

Written By: - Date published: 6:17 am, July 10th, 2017 - 27 comments

ABC news political editor Chris Uhlmann’s brutal takedown of Trump goes viral.

Clarke and Dawe: G20 Growth

Written By: - Date published: 2:41 pm, November 21st, 2014 - 4 comments

The excellent Clarke and Dawe on the G20 and growth.

Rio: any hope?

Written By: - Date published: 3:04 pm, June 20th, 2012 - 41 comments

A draft agreement has been negotiated for the Rio+20 summit that starts today, but anyone who cares about the future of our planet should be disappointed. The expert panel of nobel laureates, scientists and ministers’ call to ‘seize the moment’ has largely gone unheeded, as the agreement is full of empty promises and lacking in concrete commitments.

Where is everybody?

Written By: - Date published: 2:22 pm, November 12th, 2010 - 12 comments

John Key got to Japan for his Apec meeting a couple of days ago, and he’s been telling the Japanese they need to drop their tariffs, and the US he’d like to have a chat with Obama on the sidelines of a meeting, any meeting, please…  But nobody else is there.  They’re all still at the G20, across the ditch in Korea. What’s John Key doing?

G20 outcomes

Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, April 3rd, 2009 - 40 comments

Well the G20 process – which many said would “redesign capitalism” – has now finished. Various agreements were reached, which are predictably being touted as “historic”. Some of the main points from summaries here: Bankers’ pay and bonuses will be subject to stricter controls A new Financial Stability Board will be set up to work […]

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