Why We Need Davos Man Back
It’s fun to bash billionaires. But with the global system under assault, we need all the help we can get.
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Inside the Davos Bubble
Omicron has relegated the conference to online-only status, but it’s still the world’s most closely watched gathering of the rich and powerful.
Will American Firms Put America First?
The Davos-inspired era of unrestrained globalization is over, and companies should start putting the national interests of their home countries ahead of profits.
How to Broaden the Coalition Against Climate Change
There’s a limit to what any one company can do when it operates within a system in which oil, gas, and even coal use are still rising.
The Global Trust Crisis
World leaders at venues like Davos need to start taking the public’s declining faith in institutions seriously—or face more upheaval to come.
Everything You Know About Global Order Is Wrong
If Western elites understood how the postwar liberal system was created, they’d think twice about asking for its renewal.
Davos Has Learned to Fake Populism
The world’s most powerful economic elites are using anti-globalist rhetoric to help turbocharge globalization—and enrich themselves.
What’s Next for Venezuela?
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself president. But even if he succeeds in restoring democracy, the hard part is just beginning.
Inside the Strange Bubble World of Davos
Scenes from Switzerland’s annual gathering of the rich and clueless.
Davos Diary 3: A Tale of Two Davoses
In which a program full of hope, change, and big ideas is Trumped by hypocrisy and fat cats whining.
Davos Diary 2: Say It Ain’t So, Joe
As Biden delivers his valedictory address at the World Economic Forum, we wonder what might have been.
Xi Jinping, Head of World’s Largest Communist Party, Champions Global Trade
Also, Trump's man in Davos says pulling out of global trade deals will be good for globalism.
Davos Diary: Somehow Trump Doesn’t Seem Too Threatening to the Elites
Day 1 at the World Economic Forum and The Donald is on everyone’s mind — and wallet.
Davos Man Has No Clothes
The World Economic Forum’s annual celebration of global capitalism once represented the inevitable arc of human progress. No longer.
Is America Ready for the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’?
I just finished Klaus Schwab’s new book, "The Fourth Industrial Revolution," and it is worth reading.
Davos Haters Gonna Hate, but It’s Not Going Anywhere
The venerable gabfest remains relevant almost half a century after its birth.
The Truth About Davos
Why it was another disappointing year for the World Economic Forum's big meeting.