'Bubbles' exchange between protester and police blows up online

Jul 17, 2010 Full story: Edmonton Journal

A soap bubble floating toward a heavily armed police line during the G20 summit in Toronto last month was apparently dangerous enough to prompt one police officer to threaten the playful bubble blower with arrest.

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THE MISSING WORDS AT THE G20 - or an absurd plan for the global economic crisis

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THE MISSING WORDS AT THE G20 - or an absurd plan for the global economic crisis

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With all the public attention during G20 on the 1000 arrests and such, something critical was overlooked.

That's the paradox the assembled heads of governments created for ending the global economic crisis.

The G20 leaders recognize that "demand" needs to grow.

That means people must have the means to buy stuff.

Do a search in the G20 Toronto Summit Declaration and fourteen times you'll find a reference to boosting or increasing "demand".

Yet they want to halve their deficits by 2013.

How are they going to cut government spending and increase demand at the same time?

THE MISSING WORDS AT THE G20 - or an absurd plan for the global economic crisis

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