TNI: Time to expose the Davos Class and push for a new direction

The Transnational Institute, Wednesday 25 January 2012

Today, in a small ski resort in the Swiss Alps, thousands of corporate and political elites will gather at the exclusive World Economic Forum meeting during an unprecedented crisis of legitimacy. Its founding President, Klaus Schwab has admitted that capitalism “is out of whack” and needs fixing. Schwab argues that the economic crises we face are due to excesses and “lack of inclusiveness.”  To mark the occasion, the Transnational Institute has produced a series of powerful infographics to expose the reality of corporate power and its immense social and environmental costs. They show that the problems are systemic.

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See also Susan George’s article “The Davos Class

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