Davos 2015

Davos 2015

Deep thoughts at Davos this week at the 2015 World Economic Forum. 80 billionaires and many more multi-millionaires are meeting in the exclusive Swiss resort to solve the global problem of economic inequality. They flew to the alps on 1700 private jets to end Global Warming. We anxiously await the auguries and edicts of our oligarch overlords.

More:

“The Davos oligarchs are right to fear the world they’ve made,” Seumas Milne, The Guardian

“Billionaire Davos Attendee Thinks Your ‘Lifestyle Expectations’ Are Too High,” Kia Makarechi, Vanity Fair

“The Richest 1% Could Soon Own More Than The Rest Of The World Combined,” Richard James, BuzzFeed News

“Eighty rich people now have as much wealth as 50% of the rest of humanity combined,”  Cassie Werber, Quartz

“Davos is still mostly a men’s club,” David Yanofsky, Quartz

“15 Tweets That Will Make You Hate Davos,” Annie Lowrey, New York Magazine

“Does Davos Actually Do Anything?” Kate Wheeling, Pacific Standard

“How Stupid Is a Davos Audience, Anyway?” Felix Salmon, Fusion

“This is why Piketty matters: Davos and the real story about economists and the 1 percent,” Janine R. Wedel, Salon

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