Here are a bunch of links. I’m mailing this one in a bit due to time pressures and wanting to get these important links out there. No annotated links tonight – yer on your own! Have a look.
World: ‘Poor Countries Should Have a Seat at G20 Table’, Inter Press Service, Thursday, May 13, 2010 (posted by Global Issues)
Majority objects to leaving out abortion in G8 plan: poll
Stephen Harper’s much-vaunted maternal health initiative that was meant to galvanize next month’s G8 summit is now causing some queasiness…
Europe to push for tougher G20 market regulation
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou said several European leaders will press for a ban on certain arcane financial tools tied to the 2008 global economic meltdown
Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Cannon to Speak on G8 and G20 at Montreal Council on Foreign Relations on May 20th
Opposition to Afghan War will greet G20 leaders
Merkel insists financial transaction tax must be universal
Canada says hopes G20 to oppose global bank tax
CCTVs installed downtown Toronto for G20
Canadian PM urges G20 leaders to fix deficits
– this is the heart of what Harper is all about at the upcoming G20 – cutting public spending as the road to ‘reform’.