Photo: The G20 Summit must look beyond the west and think of the rest

October 19, 2011

As western economies continue to flounder, the G20 meeting in Cannes next month has taken on epic importance in the minds of economists. Something has to happen there, western politicians insist, that will save the west, and particularly Europe, from its current deadlock.

“G20 heads of state, engage yourself finally against hunger in the world', declares an Action Against Hunger banner in Paris.” Photograph: Jacques Demarthon/Getty