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The French, who are hosting the summit this weekend, selected this theme thoughtfully, carefully and correctly. Inequality, both between countries and within countries, is one of those defining issues that actually explains the politics that we're seeing as well.Within that there's a range of five topics that the French would like to see progress on, including women's inequality, labour rights and the like. Most countries - if not all - have bought into that. The G7, which is meant to be the group of like-minded industrial countries is much less like-minded than it was when it was created 30-40 years ago. 

 

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