"Free trade is forced trade!” Globalization critic Christian Felber demands more ethics in international business. He believes it should be a means to an end in promoting environmental protection and human rights.
Police in Italy, Spain, France and Switzerland have searched several addresses in connection with three nights of violence that accompanied last July's G20 summit. The "Black Bloc" task force has made a first arrest.
The two-day gathering in Argentina comes at a tense moment, just a few days before the US will impose higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and new US trade measures reportedly targeted at China.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping about steel overcapacity and the US threat of tariffs. They are to work on solutions through the G20 group of industrialized nations.
Police in Hamburg are asking for the public's help to identify "Black Bloc" rioters who caused millions in damages at the G20 summit. Officials estimate that up to 6,000 people were involved in the street violence.
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