G20: Into the crisis zone

Canada can lead during this week's summit. But will it be a voice for bold positive action? Or remain an aloof naysayer, as a second dip pulls Europe under?

John Sinclair
Published: Wednesday, 06/13/2012 12:00 am EDT

This was supposed to be a piece commenting about how boring and routine the G20 leaders had become, as they focused for the third year in a row on the technicalities of banking reform while neglecting longer-term global issues of poverty, jobs, food security, and climate change.

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