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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-01-24

Davos and the rich (part 2)

It may be on the menu, but do delegates at the World Economic Forum really care about the ever-growing gap between the very poor and the very rich? François Picard’s panel looks at a talking shop where participants rarely heed the calls of organisers.

  • Ian BREMMER. President, Eurasia Group (from Davos);
  • Susan GEORGE. Board Chair, Transnational Institute. Honorary President, ATTAC-France. Author of "We, the Peoples of Europe";
  • Ludovic SUBRAN. Chief Economist, Euler Hermes;
  • Craig COPETAS. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Markus KARLSSON. France 24 Business editor (from Davos).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

By Anelise Borges

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