Davos opens as worries over free trade’s future mount

Stephen Beard Jan 16, 2017
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Davos opens as worries over free trade’s future mount

Stephen Beard Jan 16, 2017
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Business and political  leaders descend on the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos this week for the latest annual World Economic Forum. They do so against a backdrop of rising populism, and opposition to some of things that Davos has promoted, like globalization. Some critics have attacked the event itself as elitist and blamed it for turning U.S. and European  citizens against free trade. 

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