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The G20 summit should commit to growth

By Gordon Brown
November 2, 2011

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The build-up to the G20 summit has been dominated by the euro's failings. With Europe now the epicenter of the global crisis, its continued weakness will dominate the G20 discussions. Even now, uncertainties about Greece’s future -- and about the real strength of Europe’s commitment to its new stability fund -- has left little opportunity for a focus on the global economy as a whole.

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Obama and flawed logic on Cuba

By Bernd Debusmann
April 14, 2009

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-- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

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G20 ends Anglo-Saxon era

By Paul Taylor
April 2, 2009

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-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Thursday's G20 summit may not mark the end or even the beginning of the end of the global recession. It did mark the end of the ascendancy of the unfettered, Anglo-Saxon model of capitalism.

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G20 shows power shift to multipolar world

By Paul Taylor
April 2, 2009

Paul Taylor Great Debate -- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

A year ago, mere mention of the notion of a multipolar world was a sure way to lose friends and dinner invitations in Washington.

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Mobile industry stimulus, strings attached

By Eric Auchard
April 2, 2009

ericauchard1-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Some of the world's biggest mobile operators say they can stimulate the global economy by luring $550 billion in new investment, but only with the implied trade-off that they retain their monopoly market powers.

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Challenges for the G20: The IMF and regulation

March 26, 2009

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Buck-passing augurs ill for G20 summit

By Paul Taylor
March 10, 2009

Paul Taylor Great Debate-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

The foreplay to next month's G20 summit is degenerating into a buck-passing exercise rather than crafting a Grand Bargain to save the world economy and regulate capitalism.