We are a world interconnected. What goes on in one economy affects other economies. We need to work together ...
Sign the petition from Avaaz.org:
To President Nicolas Sarkozy and the leaders of G20 nations:
"As concerned citizens, we call upon you to cooperate on a bold plan for global economic recovery, focusing on job creation and investment in the future. Cooperative global leadership is necessary to prevent a downward economic spiral and lift tens of millions of people out of poverty."
Straight from Avaaz.org:
This week, we could turn the tide of the global recession which is threatening progress on everything we care about and has already plunged 100 million people back into poverty and unemployment.
Right now, French President Sarkozy, the new chair of the G20 group of the world's largest economies, is deciding the group's agenda. Experts have urged the G20 to urgently halt protectionism and cuts and launch a coordinated global investment plan to save millions.
Former UK PM Gordon Brown has urgently appealed to Avaaz to act -- a wave of public pressure now can persuade President Sarkozy to lead. Click above to watch Brown's appeal, sign the petition, and forward the campaign - it will personally delivered to Sarkozy when we reach 500,000 voices:
BLOG FOR CHANGE by Betsy Seeton