An EPI Press Conference
[Audio recording of this conference below]
Unions around the world are addressing how to clean up what has become a global economic crisis. Their aim is to get the G-20 countries to adopt appropriate economic priorities during their summit in London that began April 2. In addition, they are suggesting the Obama administration push European policymakers to commit more money for economic stimulus.
Representatives from research institutions and unions held this international press conference on Wednesday April 1st to outline the economic concerns that unions will bring to the G-20, as outlined in their Declaration: Investment in green economies, nationalization of insolvent banks, reversal of income inequality, agreement on climate change, and building effective global economic institutions.
Participants in the press conference were:
Dr. Gustav Horn
From the United States:
Location: Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC; participants were connected live via Skype.