Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to attend the World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos ©Press Association Images
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to attend the World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos ©Press Association Images

Five things to read about Davos

16 January 2017

After a year of populist fury, the very idea of a meeting of global leaders of government and commerce at an expensive Swiss ski resort sounds, to use a term much in use over the past year, elitist.

At last year’s Davos, one of the key themes was understanding the millennial generation. Talks such as Getting Inside The Millennials’ Mindseemed to imply some kind of brain surgery was needed. In retrospect, this focus seems a tad ironic as politically, baby boomers called the shots in 2016.

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