Browse through the G8 communiques of yesteryear and what strikes you is not so much the broken promises - though a few catch the eye - as the hubris.
G8 - Bush is not for turning over issues such as Kyoto. He lost his curiosity about the world years
G8: Africa - The best way to keep Africans poor is to continue handing money to political elites wh
G8 - The International Monetary Fund's very ideology runs counter to developing nations' needs: it i
G8 - Ministers want us to think the Africa battle is won, but it is just starting, and we must pile
G8: Africa - One country is investing large sums abroad - and it doesn't make a fuss about human ri
G8: Africa - They're broke and they owe billions, but they won't get debt relief
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G8: Africa - Where exactly is the acclaimed "new breed" of progressive African politician? Without i
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