Rutger Bregman on elites, survival of the friendliest, rethinking human history

Rutger Bregman is a Dutch writer and historian known for shaking up social norms. Last year, he attracted global attention at the World Economic Forum in Davos when he turned on his wealthy audience and called out those who avoid paying taxes. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) He has also argued for a universal basic income. His latest … Read more Rutger Bregman on elites, survival of the friendliest, rethinking human history

Greta Thunberg joins climate strikers in Bristol

Earlier today this city was reverberating to shouts of ‘Greta, Greta’, as the 17 year old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg gave a short but punchy speech to about 30 000 people, many of them school children who had followed her lead to spend Fridays demonstrating for the future of the planet instead of going to … Read more Greta Thunberg joins climate strikers in Bristol

HKEX’s Laura Cha Does Not See Added Pressure Being First Woman Chairman

Feb.17 — HKEX Chairman Laura Cha talks about her transition to the top position of the stock exchange at the Asia financial hub after spending six years as a full-time housewife, taking care of her kids. “One doesn’t have to make one priority clear,” Cha told Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin at the WEF in Davos, “We … Read more HKEX’s Laura Cha Does Not See Added Pressure Being First Woman Chairman

Munich Security Conference kicks off

The “Davos of Security”, the Munich Security Conference begins on Friday, opening its doors to hundreds of heads of state. The ongoing wars in Libya and Yemen are high on the agenda this year, as well as the future of security policy in Europe. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Munich Security Conference kicks off

Analysis: 50 US troops face brain injuries after Iran strikes

The Pentagon now says 50 US troops in Iraq have been diagnosed with “traumatic brain injuries” after the Iranian missile strikes earlier this month on the military facility where they were based. The United States originally announced that nobody had been hurt in the strikes that were in retaliation to the US assassination of Iranian … Read more Analysis: 50 US troops face brain injuries after Iran strikes

Keiser Report: QE 4Ever (E1494)

In this episode of Keiser Report, Max and Stacy survey the wreckage caused in no small part due to the 199 billionaires who met in Davos the previous week. They ask how is it that the world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion humans combined. They examine the unfolding disaster at Boeing as … Read more Keiser Report: QE 4Ever (E1494)

Donald Trump Impeachment – Day five of trial against US President in Senate | LIVE

It’s the fifth day of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. Yesterday’s proceedings were dominated by the Democrats but today the Republicans take center stage. Keep watching right here and you won’t miss a thing. Earlier in the week, the US President blasted the hearing as a “hoax” in a blistering Q&A in Davos. … Read more Donald Trump Impeachment – Day five of trial against US President in Senate | LIVE

Davos Now a Contrarian Indicator, says Summers

Jan.24 — Lawrence H. Summers, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and Roger Ferguson, TIAA CEO discuss the economic outlook out of the World Economic Forum in Davos and ECB President Christine Lagarde’s second press conference as head of the central bank. They spoke with David Westin on “Bloomberg Wall Street Week.”

Davos 2020: US President Donald Trump back in the spotlight

A look at how US President Donald Trump was received in Davos. Also, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer weighs into the private sector’s commitments to fight climate change. Business Editor Stephen Carroll wraps up this year’s edition of the World Economic Forum. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Davos 2020: US President Donald Trump back in the spotlight

China Coronavirus, Impeachment, Davos, Luanda Leaks

Tough start to the Year of the Rat. The start of Chinese New Year where 100 million travelers hit  finds Beijing’s Forbidden City forbidden to tourists. Entire cities under lockdown with passengers screened for signs of Coronavirus fever. The outbreak’s being compared to the 2003 SARS virus that claimed nearly 800 lives with cases already going beyond … Read more China Coronavirus, Impeachment, Davos, Luanda Leaks

Greta Thunberg challenges world leaders on climate change

Activist Greta Thunberg has slammed what she says is the inaction of world leaders on climate change. Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #ClimateChange