Corporations are paying thousands of dollars to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting this year. Meanwhile, politicians are able to attend the summit for free. Despite WEF Founder Klaus Schwab’s denial that the WEF has any influence on politicians, the annual event certainly seems like a cash-for-access event.
As Andrew Lawton reports, the policies being promoted at the WEF are being adopted by governments around the world – including the promotion of a carbon tax.
On Day 2 of True North’s coverage of the WEF Annual Meeting, Andrew attempted to question Schwab, caught up with the Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel and much more.