The G8, like the G20 - or the UN for that matter - keeps conveying an impression of impotence, and far from being a “steering committee” of the world, looks like a divided and ineffective body. Why?
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The G8 offers an excellent opportunity to reset the debate on tax and achieve a step-change in helping developing countries to raise tax revenues explains Dirk Willem, ODI.
For the first time in history, people have the real prospect of no longer having to work long hours in boring, repetitive and physically debilitating jobs to meet basic needs. We will have more time to spend interacting with each other, caring for each other.
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