A man walks past a wall of flags next to a placard reading: “All nations, we need your military equipment and personnel please” on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 23, amid a war with Russia. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a wall of flags next to a placard reading: “All nations, we need your military equipment and personnel please” on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 23, amid a war with Russia. Photo: AFP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

As leaders squabble, a world economy in dire danger is in need of a peacemaking hero

  • Unlike with the last global financial crisis, the world is split into ideological blocs, the economy battered by a pandemic, and the threats broad-based
  • Someone needs to be the adult in the room and convene a special summit to persuade world leaders to cooperate on an economic rescue

A man walks past a wall of flags next to a placard reading: “All nations, we need your military equipment and personnel please” on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 23, amid a war with Russia. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a wall of flags next to a placard reading: “All nations, we need your military equipment and personnel please” on Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 23, amid a war with Russia. Photo: AFP
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