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Davos and private e-mails

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 Davos and private e-mails2003-02-28 23:59
by Flemming Funch

Jounalist Laurie Garrett wrote an informal e-mail to some of her friends while she was attending the World Economic Forum in Davos in January. A week with the planet's ruling class. It is an excellent peek into what went on there. But she hadn't meant for anybody but her close friends to read it. That prompted a big discussion and she was offended that her casual chatty e-mail got forwarded around to the whole world. Well, I'd say it got forwarded because it is the truth, and because official articles in newspapers would tend to bury it deeper. A personal account from a real person is often more desirable.

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1 Mar 2003 @ 14:29 by sharie : who's who
I don't think these are the people who run the world. These are a few thousand who have a grip on a chunk of it, but they're not the one's who really run the fortune 500 corporations, are they?

She does make a convincing argument that nobody really knows what they're doing.  

30 Apr 2016 @ 01:11 by Teige @ : gpuKzEaAMbKBtIqalA
I don't think you will be unsafe in India, Howie. But if you happen to get into a little longer cotnirsaveon with anyone, you could probably expect a bit of harsh criticism. It may even offend you.- mahacactus  

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