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The G20 Needs a Permanent Home

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The G20 Summit is like a traveling circus without the laughs. It comes in with a lot of bells and whistles. The performers demonstrate feats of (pol...

G20 Meeting: What Issues World Leaders Will Be Fighting For

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Leaders of the world's major industrial countries, representing 85 percent of the global economy, will meet in Canada starting Friday for economic sum...

World Vision Responds to G20 Communiqué

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

Commends creation of G20 Working Group on Development Concerned development continues to take back seat to heavy focus on economic growth Welcomes r...

Toronto's G-20: A New Kind of Musical Chairs

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leo Hindery, Jr.

The vision we have of economic and trade harmony is completely belied by the realities bound up within the twenty incredibly diverse nations that comprise the G-20. Wouldn't it be far better for the United States to first get its own stimulus and job creation efforts in order, with all possible conviction and action by President Obama and his administration? Wouldn't it be far better if in turn all the G-20 nations, including the U.S., sought to perfect and balance diplomacy between and among themselves rather than try to balance their (currently) un-balanceable economies and trade practices? We need a more sensible approach forward.

The G-20, the Special Diet, and Me

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Lurio

Having the G20 summit in the middle of downtown was a mistake. There were other venues, which would have done just as well, and were more difficult for the Black Blocs and other crazies to get to.

Goodbye, G8

Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Sarro

The world's center of gravity is shifting away from the G8 and toward the G20. In the 21st century, you cannot solve any global problem without reaching beyond North America, Europe and Japan.

G20: Day Six Blog

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

For the $1.2 billion the country spent on security, we saw very little protecting Toronto itself. A small group completely hijacked the peaceful message of the demonstration. The police did little to stop them.

G-20 Leaders Pledge To Halve Deficits By 2013

AP | TOM RAUM and ROB GILLIES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TORONTO — Wary of slamming on the stimulus brakes too quickly but shaken by the European debt crisis, world leaders pledged Sunday to reduce gov...

Toronto Police Attack Protesters And Journalists At G20

Huff Post Citizen Reporting | Brandon Jourdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a large march and rally in protest of the G20 summit, police attacked a crowd of peaceful protesters in Queens Park. The following clip shows po...

Leaked Memo: World Leaders Plan to Backtrack on End to Oil Company Handouts

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

A leaked draft agenda for this year's G20 summit has emerged outlining a plan that will water down the earlier commitment to ending handouts to oil companies by making it voluntary for to do so.

Summers, Geither: Our Agenda For The G-20

wsj.com | TIMOTHY GEITHNER and LAWRENCE SUMMERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This week, President Obama will travel to Toronto for the G-20 Summit. Engagement with the G-20 has been a key component of the administration's strat...

Obama To G20: It's Time To Act On Financial Reform, Can He Get World Leaders On Board?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a Monday letter to the G20, President Obama outlined several key components of his push for international financial reform and pushed the group of ...