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G20 summit “subservient to big business”

Group photo of the G20 heads of state and government. Photo: Federal Government/Güngör
The first working session of the heads of state and government. Subservient to big business? Photo: Federal Government/Steins

The Swiss globalisation critic Jean Ziegler has criticised the way the G20 summit operates and has called for problems to be solved in a UN context. But he praised the refugee policy of German chancellor Angela Merkel. [more]

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