Daily Archives: October 28, 2008

Gordon Brown’s mantra of “global solutions to global problems” is rarely followed by details of the institutional reform he envisages. He prefers to discuss why the reforms are needed, rather than highlight the power broking required to set them up.

On Monday, he made an exception. During a Q&A session he said he wanted the International Monetary Fund to be “more like an independent central bank rather than a political committee”. It is a revealing quote. Read more