[Marxism] [SUSPICIOUS MESSAGE] G20 and COVID-19 | Michael Roberts Blog

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Feb 23 06:15:48 MST 2020


The finance ministers and central bankers of the top 20 economies in the 
world met this weekend in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The G20 finance summit 
had a lot to ponder.  First, there was the coronavirus epidemic.  Would 
it turn into a pandemic?  Would the impact of global growth, trade and 
investment be so severe as to tip the world economy into recession in 
2020?  Also, what is to be done about curbing and reducing greenhouse 
gas emissions with the world’s temperatures continuing to rise towards 
an increase above that set by the last international climate change 
agreement?  Finally, is there nothing to be done about high and rising 
inequality of wealth and income and continued shift of profits by 
multi-nationals and rich oligarchs into ‘tax havens’?

The Saudi Arabia G20 communique provided no answers to any of these 
questions.

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