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Commentary: New Policies for the "Third Billion"

Carol Peasley | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Carol Peasley

"Have you thought about making shoes as well as bags?" Such was the advice of Bedriye, one of our Turkish participants at the Global Women in Management (GWIM) workshop.

Climate Backslide! As Public Opinion Moves One Way, Politicians Go The Other

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Despite BP's ongoing colossal oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, the G20 remains unwilling to take action to break the world's addiction to dirty energy.

Man Arrested For Tweeting Police Actions To Protesters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A self-described New York City anarchist has been accused of tweeting the location of police officers to protesters trying to evade t...

The IMF Catapults From Shunned Agency to Global Central Bank

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

The U.S. can settle its debts and get its own house in order, but that would cause world trade to contract. A substitute global reserve currency is needed to fuel the global economy while the U.S. solves its debt problems.

Obama's Olympic Error

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Zirin

The very idea that Chicago could be the setting for the Olympics might have been hatched by Jon Stewart for a four-year supply of comedic fodder.

What We Don't Say About Illegal Immigration

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vanessa Carmichael

Color discrimination is undeniably widespread in Latin America. How has this caste system gone on for so long without acknowledgment from the international media or the US government?

Best G-20 Pittsburgh Photos (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The HuffPost has compiled the best photographs from the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh taking place September 24 and 25, 2009. Vote on your favorite...

G20: Form, Not Substance

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Walden Bello

Two years after the subprime crisis broke in the summer of 2007, the U.S. government has not issued any new broad financial regulations to curb the propensity of Wall Street's overleveraged institutions.

Louder Than Bombs: LRAD 'Sonic Cannon' Debuts in U.S. at G20 Protests

Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sam Gustin

Pittsburgh police on Thursday used an audio cannon manufactured by American Technology Corporation (ATCO), a San Diego-based company, to disperse protesters outside the G-20 Summit.

Obama At G-20 To Ask For More Economic Balance

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PITTSBURGH — As police clashed with protesters in the streets, world leaders on Thursday closed ranks on pay limits for bankers whose risky beha...

Greenpeace Takes G-20 Action In Pittsburgh (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As G20 world leaders arrive in Pittsburgh, Greenpeace took action Wednesday. The environmental activists daringly hung a sign reading, "Danger, Climat...

Power Shift, the Stunning Rise of the G20

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barry D. Wood

In the span of just ten months, key developing countries have accomplished what they could not achieve in the previous half a century: They have shouldered aside the staid 7 nation club to take a seat at the table.

G-20 Summit: World Leaders Arrive In Pittsburgh (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The leaders of the world's largest economies descended in Pittsburgh, PA Thursday to kick off the G-20 summit. Here's your chance to get to know your ...

G-20 Pittsburgh Summit: HuffPost Bloggers' Analysis and Commentary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Huffington Post

Read the latest commentary, analysis and reporting from HuffPost bloggers from the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh.

G20: Biggest Challenge Facing Rich Nations In Pittsburg Will Be World's Poor

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- As G20 leaders snake their way to Pittsburgh from all corners, they face very different circumstances from 12 months ago when the possibilit...

G-20 Pittsburgh Summit: Reasons to Celebrate?

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

The poorest countries, hardest hit by the economic crisis, are in a hurry to see their economies rebound and thus renew their peoples' hopes for prosperity.

G-20: Obama To Face Tough Questions From World Leaders Over Plan To Curb U.S. Deficit

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he is determined to go after the "reckless risk-taking" that pushed the global economy into the worst f...

Obama: Israel, Palestinian Sides Must Do More

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Bristling with impatience, President Barack Obama sternly prodded Israeli and Palestinian leaders to relaunch Mideast peace negotiati...

G20 Summit Pittsburgh: Protectionism Rising Concern For Attendees

AP | By TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


G20: Pittsburgh Beefs Up Security To Greet Protesters

AFP | Virginie Montet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (AFP) Pittsburgh is beefing up security with thousands of extra police, as anti-globalization, anti-war, anti-government and ...

G20 Pittsburgh: The Latest News And Analysis

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

****READ UP-TO-THE-MINUTE NEWS ABOUT THE SEPTEMBER 2009 G-20**** G20 Pittsburgh: US Hosting September Summit PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is k...