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Davos: a far cry from responsive & responsible leadership

January 22, 2017

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The world’s most expensive and probably most successful public relations exercise concluded in Switzerland this week: the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos. But this private club of some of the richest men in the world is responsible for the very ills they claim to be trying to remedy.

Davos: dodging the cause of crisis

January 23, 2016

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The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, ended this week. And it failed to deal with the main theme it belatedly claimed to be this year’s focus: the "Fourth Industrial Revolution". This perhaps proves the aphorism: “The most deluded people are those who choose to ignore what they already know.”

Davos and the search for a real alternative

January 26, 2012

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The annual Davos bunfight got underway again this week. But this gathering of the super rich and the guests they hope to bribe, bully and otherwise persuade to help shore up a system in crisis is unlikely to produce much that is worthwhile.