Sunday, November 16, 2008 8:35
Leaders Agree to Seek Major Global Reform World leaders holding an emergency
meeting to combat the economic crisis agreed yesterday to a far-reaching
action plan that, over the next 4 1/2 months, would begin to reshape
international financial institutions and reform worldwide regulatory
and accounting rules.
backs global response to crisis: advisers
President-elect Barack Obama supports a coordinated response to the
global financial crisis and is ready to work with Group of 20 countries
on improving the financial system when he takes office.
Terror Attack Being Peddled By Establishment Media, Intelligence Sources
The notion that terrorists will attack America shortly after
Barack Obama takes office is again being vigorously pushed by the corporate
media as well as shadowy intelligence sources, and has reached the same
crescendo that preceded 9/11, a disturbing sign that the public is being
prepared for a newly manufactured mass casualty event.
to call for new world order during G-20 summit More than 40 international and
regional networks and movements from different parts of the world vow
to stage global protests calling for fundamental structural changes
and a new global economic and financial system that is more responsive
to the needs of the poor and the developing countries.
holds G20 summit contacts for Obama Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and an ex-Republican
lawmaker have been pursuing contacts with top G20 players on president-elect
Barack Obama’s behalf, his office said Friday.
deletes Benjamin Emanuel entry Wikipedia has deleted Rahm Emanuel’s father’s page.
Benjamin M. Emanuel’s entry was recommended for deletion shortly
after Obama named the younger Emanuel as his Chief of Staff, and it
looks like it had already been deleted (or recommended for deletion)
once before in January of 2007.
switches reserves to gold - report
Iran has converted financial reserves into gold to avoid future problems,
an adviser to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in comments published
on Saturday, after the price of oil fell more than 60 percent from a
peak in July.
Clinton awaits recall to world stage
The megaphone diplomacy coming from Hillary Clinton’s camp yesterday
was loud and clear: she wants to be secretary of state and should “go
for it”, according to her close friends and advisers.