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Newsletter No. 20 - March 2009

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The G20 Meeting on 2nd April

Please sign this Petition to the Prime Minister if you are a UK citizen and if you support the request it makes:

It reads "We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to include international and national monetary reform on the G20 agenda for 2nd April". More details follow that.

It is quick and easy to sign. Even if you are not yet fully committed to supporting monetary reform, please consider signing as it only asks for the subject to be discussed at this stage.

Please forward this email on to anyone you think may be interested and, if you’re a member of any network, please let them know about this petition.

If you are a G20 citizen, please try to get a similar message to your government. In addition to the UK, the G20 nations are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, USA, Russia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey and Indonesia, plus the EU.

If you are a citizen of an EU member country other than France, Germany, Italy or UK, you will be represented at the G20 by the EU itself. So you should communicate your views to your own government to pass on to the EU. Or, as time is short, why not go public with your views?

Even Gordon Brown himself has said, "The old orthodoxies will not serve us well in the future. We've got to think the previously unthinkable, we've got to do what was previously undoable."

James Robertson
2nd March, 2009