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G-20 Vows to Continue Recession Until Next World War

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

The G-20 Summit hammered out a feel-good manifesto stating that the best way to solve an economic crisis caused by spending money we don't have is by spending money we don't have.

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G-20 Leaders Arrive At Summit (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

G-20 leaders arrived at the Excel Center in London today. Watch British Prime Minister Gordon Brown greet the heads of state....

Hello Argentina! Meet The Stylish Madam President (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

You couldn't find this stylish woman at the first ladies gathering on Wednesday night because as President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchne...

Why the G-20 Protestors Were Astoundingly Wrong and Naïve

Steve Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Strauss

The G-20 protesters have it completely backwards. Capitalism is not the problem, capitalism is the solution.

G-20: Europe Welcomes Obama (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barack Obama arrived in London last night for the start of his eight-day, five-country trip. He has begun meetings with British Prime Minister Gordon ...

G20 Protests: Police, Demonstrators Clash Outside The Bank Of England | Sam Jones and Paul Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Skirmishes have broken out between police and protesters outside the Bank of England as the G20 demonstrations in London get into full swing....

G20 Protester Dies Near Bank Of England

Sky News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The man was found dead after collapsing at a protest camp near the Bank of England. Police said bottles were thrown at them while they carried him aw...

Obama's G-20 Dinner Menu: Jamie Oliver Serves British Fare With Vegetarian Options

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Jamie Oliver is making dinner at the G-20 Summit tonight. The Naked Chef sounded a little starstruck on his website, writing "I've cooked for some pre...

Calling For US Leadership To Fight Global Health Crises

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jirair Ratevosian

The global economic crisis makes foreign assistance an even greater priority when you consider the impact it has on the health of the poor and most marginalized.

Ban Ki-moon: I Fear Global Collapse

The Guardian | 3hr 51min Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today's G20 meeting can make the difference between human hope and despair, between economic recovery and a plunge into deepening recession. We have s...

Dispatch from London: Day 1 of the G-20 Summit

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

While the protesters are more or less united, G-20 leaders are squabbling like parents fighting over how to constrain their petulant teenagers.

Gee, 20? It and 'Idol' Judges Have 'Jumped the Shark'

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Hegedus

I've heard that the last time a summit of this magnitude was held to address the global economy was in 1933. How did that work out?

US, Russia Press Arms Talks As They Seek New Start | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON --President Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, in their historically symbolic first meeting, vowed a "fresh start" in relations and a...

G-20: Welcome to the Multi-Polar World

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

The run-up to the G-20 meeting has been interesting and colorful. President Lula Da Silva of Brazil declared that "this crisis was caused by the irrat...

G20 Protests: British Firms Ban Staff From Leaving The Office As Police Fear Mass Riots

Telegraph | Richard Edwards and Caroline Gammell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Up to 2,000 demonstrators are expected to bring the City to a halt in "unprecedented" protests to coincide with the arrival of world leaders, and ther...

G-20 Class Photo

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here is the ultimate group photo of world leaders gathered at the G-20 summit: (First row from L to R) South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak, French ...

G20: France, Germany Throw Down The Gauntlet | Katherine Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

France and Germany drew the battle lines tonight ahead of tomorrow's G20 meeting, demanding stricter banking regulation than that being proposed by Am...

Obama's Wednesday G-20 Schedule

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is President Obama and the First Lady's first full day in the United Kingdom for the G-20 Summit. The following is today's schedule; bear in min...

G20: France Threatens Walkout

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

France will walk away from this week's G20 summit if its demands for stricter financial regulation are not met, the finance minister has told the BBC....

G-20 Summit: Schedule, Photos, Video, Updates

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Political and financial leaders and delegates are convening In London for Thursday's G-20 Summit, which will address the global financial crisis. Bac...

Yes We Can

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bianca Jagger

We need to be aware of the economic consequences of climate change. The reality is that failure to act will be far more costly and damaging to the economy over the long term than acting immediately.

G-20 Sarkozy Walkout Threat: Barack Obama Conciliatory

Telegraph | Henry Samuel in Paris and Toby Harnden in London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If Mr Sarkozy's strident demands for a new, restrictive regulatory structure were not met then he would leave an "empty chair", the French president's...

Dispatches from the G-20 Summit

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

The consequences of Governor Mervyn King's intervention will be played out for years to come -- in the destruction of banks, businesses, jobs and human lives.

G-20: 5 Britons Arrested Over Suspected Explosives Plot | Paul Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Five Britons have been arrested in connection with a suspected plot to use explosives to disrupt the G20 summit....