Resistance Report: G20 And Pipelines

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.popularresistance.org -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! The G20 has historically been a meeting of bankers and finance ministers. Indeed, it wasn’t until 2008 that the first summit was held in Washington, DC as the [...]

G20 In Hamburg – Pathetic

By Staff, www.natwiss.de -

By Staff of NatWiss - One day after and some rest one may finally ask the question what did the summit achieve for whom politically? This is the attempt approaching the reality of the G20 summit. [...]

G20 Protestors Call For An Alternative To The Neoliberal Order

By Patrick Bond, www.therealnews.com -

By Patrick Bond for The Real News Network - On July 7th and 8th, the G20, a grouping of the world's 20 largest economies, concluded a summit in Hamburg, Germany. At the conclusion of the summit, [...]

G20 Violence Prompts Calls For New Curbs On Anti-Capitalist Militants

By Kate Connolly, www.theguardian.com -

By Kate Connolly for The Guardian - Allies of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, have called for new curbs on leftwing extremists, including a Europe-wide register, after her decision to hold [...]

G20 Is Desperately Trying To Save A Failed World Order

By Nick Dearden, www.aljazeera.com -

By Nick Dearden for Aljazeera - The Hamburg G20 might go down in history as the moment the international elite just couldn't hold it together any longer. For years, leaders of the most powerful [...]

Newsletter: Power Dynamics Changing In World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopulaResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The G-20 summit highlighted a transition in geopolitical power that has been developing for years. The process has escalated in recent [...]

The G20 Parade Of Monsters

By Giuseppe Caccia and Lorenzo Marsili, www.politicalcritique.org -

By Giuseppe Caccia and Lorenzo Marsili for Political Critique - The turn of the century marked the zenith of globalisation and the golden era of G7-G8 summits. One model seemed fit for all: [...]

Are Protests Enough To Bring Down The G20?

By Srecko Horvat, www.aljazeera.com -

By Srecko Horvat for Aljazeera - According to a recent poll, every third person living in Hamburg wants to leave the city during the G20 summit on July 7-8. Their decision is not surprising: who [...]

Protest Leaders Plan To Kettle G-20 Leaders In Hamburg

By Philip Oltermann, www.theguardian.com -

By Philip Oltermann for The Guardian - Hamburg is bracing itself for an escalation of violence on the eve of Friday and Saturday’s G20 summit, after local people complained that heavy-handed [...]

German Police Disperse G20 Protest With Water Cannon Before Summit

By Chris Stern, Hannibal Hanschke, Joseph Nasr and Raissa Kasolowsky, www.reuters.com -

By Chris Stern, Hannibal Hanschke, Joseph Nasr and Raissa Kasolowsky for Reuters - German police used water cannon to disperse around 500 anti-capitalist protesters overnight in the port city of [...]

Wall Street’s Savage Reckoning: Clouds Gather Over G-20 Summit

By Mike Whitney, www.counterpunch.org -

By Mike Whitney for Counter Punch - Finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s biggest economies met in Shanghai, China over the weekend to discuss many of the problems for which they [...]

New G20 Rules: Bail-Ins To Hit Depositors, Pensioners

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

On the weekend of November 16, the G20 leaders whisked into Brisbane, posed for their photo ops, approved some proposals, made a show of roundly disapproving of Russian President Vladimir Putin, [...]

At G-20 World Leaders Mostly Oppose US War in Syria

By Matthias Schepp and Carsten Volkery, www.spiegel.de -

An Associated Press report on the meeting highlighted the differences of opinion of world leaders on whether Assad actually ordered the use of chemical weapons. While everyone condemned the use [...]