World Economic Forum Targets Detroit

By David Sole, Struggle La Lucha. -

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced plans to open a “Global Center for Urban Transformation” in Detroit in October 2021. The WEF is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) [...]

Putin Explains Why We Need New Economic Policies

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has given a great speech to the Davos 2021 online forum organized by the World Economic Forum. As usual it created little echo in the 'western' [...]

Global Poll Finds Majority Believe Capitalism More Harmful Than Good

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

A global survey out Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos shows that over half of respondents believe capitalism in its current form does "more harm than good." "Welp, glad [...]

Farewell To The World Social Forum?

By Roberto Savio, -

The first World Social Forum in 2001 ushered in the new century with a bold affirmation: “Another world is possible.” That gathering in Porto Alegre, Brazil, stood as an alternative and a [...]

Hundreds Of Groups Oppose Corporate-Governance Agreement Between UN & World Economic Forum

By Transnational Institute. -

The UN Secretary General and the World Economic Forum signed on June 13 a Strategic Partnership Agreement for the implementation of the 2030 agenda (SDG). More than 240 organisations signed the [...]

Global Economy On The Brink As Davos Crowd Parties On

By Jack Rasmus, -

“At Davos, Switzerland every year the global capitalist elite gather to party…and to prepare for the year ahead. This year more than 1500 private jets will reportedly fly in. Thousands more of [...]

Facing Populist Assault, Global Elites Regroup In Davos

By Paul Wiseman and Jamey Keaten, -

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As the world’s financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties is [...]

Davos: Inequality Rocks The Magic Mountain

By Pepe Escobar, -

A major cause of such inequality is tax havens – which in the current casino atmosphere stand no risk of being regulated. The so-called globalized elites meet at the World Economic Forum in [...]

How Can We Bridge The Widening Global Inequality Gap?

By Winnie Byanyima, -

For the past five years, I have carried Oxfam's call to tackle global inequality to the rich and powerful people attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. I don't sing alone there any more. [...]

Thousands Protest At World Economic Forum In Davos

By Ashitha Nagesh,   -

Thousands of people took to the streets of Zurich to protest against Donald Trump‘s presence at Davos. The US president has planned to attend the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in [...]

Newsletter – Overcome Fear With Love

Instead of taking action to prevent or mitigate the next crisis, politicians are causing more harm as they work hand in hand with the wealthy elites who are trying to grab even greater power and [...]

The Davos Oligarchs Should Fear The World They’ve Made

By Seumas Milne, -

The architects of the crisis-ridden international economic order are starting to see the dangers. It’s not just the maverick hedge-funder George Soros, who likes to describe himself as a class [...]

Newsletter: Our Task-The Future As A Frontier

Sam Smith gave this talk, “On Becoming and Being an Activist,” at a teen conference. The essence of his message is that we are facing serious crises and we have to make a choice of whether we [...]