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Chaos at the G-20: How Hamburg Failed to Protect Its Citizens

Chaos at the G-20: How Hamburg Failed to Protect Its Citizens

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 14, 2017

The violence that erupted at the G-20 summit last week has raised significant questions as to whether protecting world leaders was prioritized over the safety of the people of Hamburg. Police records from the weekend reveal the full scale of the chaos. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Interview with Naomi Klein: 'The Left Has Been Far Too Timid'

Interview with Naomi Klein: 'The Left Has Been Far Too Timid'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 13, 2017

Naomi Klein helped launch the anti-globalization movement with her book, "No Logo." Twenty years later, DER SPIEGEL spoke to her about the Hamburg G-20, the current generation of protesters and her concern about how Donald Trump will react in a crisis. Interview Conducted by Christoph Scheuermann more...


Lasting Questions from Hamburg: Was the G-20 Summit Really Worth It?

Lasting Questions from Hamburg: Was the G-20 Summit Really Worth It?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

The Hamburg summit is over. Overshadowed by the violence on the streets outside, Angela Merkel and the rest of the G-20 leaders managed to find mini-compromises on major issues. But the question remains: Was it worth it? By Florian Gathmann and Philipp Wittrock more... Comment ]

The G-20 in Hamburg: A Look Back at the Summit

The G-20 in Hamburg: A Look Back at the Summit

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

Reports, interviews and analysis: Take a look back at highlights of our coverage of this week's G-20 summit, which brought leaders of the world's leading industrialized countries to Hamburg to discuss the most pressing issues of our time. more...


The G-18.5: What the G-20 Declaration Means for the Climate

The G-18.5: What the G-20 Declaration Means for the Climate

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

All G-20 participants, except for the U.S., underlined their commitment to the Paris climate change agreement. It is a significant success for Merkel, even if Turkish President Erdogan changed his mind after the summit. An Analysis by Holger Dambeck more... Comment ]

Black Friday: Hamburg's G-20 Security Failure

Black Friday: Hamburg's G-20 Security Failure

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

Stores were looted, cars burned and bands of anarchists marauded through the streets. At times, the police were completely overwhelmed by the scale of violence at the G-20 summit in Hamburg. What went wrong? By Jörg Diehl more... Comment ]


A Family Affair: The Road to Donald Leads through Ivanka

A Family Affair: The Road to Donald Leads through Ivanka

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

Ivanka Trump briefly took her father's place at the G-20 negotiating table on Saturday. But hostess Angela Merkel is happy to have the U.S. president's daughter at the summit. A good relationship with Ivanka provides a reliable channel to the White House. By David Böcking and Vanessa Steinmetz more... Comment ]

Don't Conflate Demonstrators with Rioters: Legitimate Protest Is More Important than Ever

Don't Conflate Demonstrators with Rioters: Legitimate Protest Is More Important than Ever

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

Black-masked rioters left behind a trail of destruction in Hamburg on Friday night -- and showed that they are only interested in violence. But real political protest is more important than ever. A Commentary by Florian Gathmann more...


G-20 Critics Are Wrong: This Is the Closest We Have To a World Government

G-20 Critics Are Wrong: This Is the Closest We Have To a World Government

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

The G-20 may have many shortcomings, but it is more important than ever for addressing the global problems humanity faces. It's a format we should strengthen -- not something we should get rid of. A DER SPIEGEL Editorial By Christiane Hoffmann more...

+++ G20 Newsblog in English +++: Merkel Open about Disagreement with U.S. on Climate

+++ G20 Newsblog in English +++: Merkel Open about Disagreement with U.S. on Climate

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

In her closing G-20 speech on Saturday, Merkel noted that the summit's final declaration reveals clear disagreement with the U.S. on climate issues. She says she's not optimistic that Washington will return to the Paris climate agreement. more...