"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.
With trade conflicts brewing around the world, this weekend’s G20 meeting of finance ministers in Argentina might not be the most fun place to be on the planet. Yet critical questions will be on the agenda.
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.
"Living without globalization?" That was the topic of a meeting of leading economists and politicians in the run-up to the G20 summit. The jury is out on this question, as Manuela Kasper-Claridge found out in Hamburg.
A critique of globalization is that it's an abstract concept promoted by an elite club to benefit a minority to the detriment of the majority. But, Rob Mudge asks in Hamburg, how do you help those who feel left behind?
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