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Entries by Ann Pettifor from 09/2009

Obama Must Tame Finance at G-20 Summit: Here's How

| Posted 09.09.2009 | Business

We are in the middle of a monumental political conflict with very high stakes. On one side: politicians and regulators battling for the interests of middle-class Americans. On the other: the banks.

The Choice for the G-20

| Posted 09.20.2009 | Business

The hype around the stock bubble will most likely weaken any resolve to deal with the huge challenges posed by an out-of-control finance sector and a failing global economy.

Viva Mama!

| Posted 09.22.2009 | World

The safest births take place in well-stocked facilities with trained health workers. Providing this for all mothers must be our long-term goal. But in the meantime, something must be done - urgently.

The G20: Rebooting the System

| Posted 09.25.2009 | Business

To help the poor of the world, the G-20 shuffled the deckchairs on the board of the IMF. No doubt this will cheer up those families in drought-stricken Kenya whose babies were snatched by starving hyenas.