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Wed January 25, 2012
Does the World Economic Forum at Davos matter?
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the spread of the Arab Spring from Tunisia to Egypt. Yet at last year’s hobnob gathering of the upper one percentile at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, nary a peep was heard about this world-changing popular revolution.
Even weirder, WEF was celebrating Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif as one of the world’s top model young leaders.
Some said then that WEF at Davos had become worse than irrelevant. What about now: Does Davos matter?