"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.
This weekend in Buenos Aires, the so-called "Group of 20" meets for the 13th time. But what exactly is this group of global economic powers and how significant are their annual gatherings?
Leaders of the world's top economies have agreed on a joint statement after marathon talks and staunch resistance from the United States. The G20 has long been in trouble, writes Bernd Riegert from Buenos Aires.
The G20 is convening once again and, yet again, little is expected to come out of it. Still, the forum could be of value, says Peter Sturm of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, if only it were a smaller affair.
US President Donald Trump isn't interested in international cooperation, but the other G20 members take a different stance. A clash seems unavoidable at the group's summit. Bernd Riegert reports from Buenos Aires.
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