Munizae Jehangir

A special correspondent for Express 24/7 who co-hosts current affais program 'Platform'. She is currently reporting from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

January 30, 2011

Davos Diaries: The West is not working

As I attend speak to various members of the 2,200 business elite, top politicians and journalists who have gathered at the annual World Economic Forum at Davos there is a sad realization in the air: the West is not working. The global polarization between the haves and have-nots is taking its toll on progress and if the Western world seeks to move forward it must bridge the gap between the rich and the poor. Former President of the United States Bill Clinton addressed a gathering here. He said: “My concern is that businesses and governments in this difficult environment will see the ...

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