If the attendees of Davos don’t do something about wealth inequality, their lofty ideas will be a waste of time

Davos is fake; Dublin is real. A real republic is the servant of all and the master of none

28th January, 2018

The well-justified furore about the Presidents Club function in the Dorchester Hotel in London, a fundraiser which turned out to be an annual, highly organised, secretive, sleazy grope-fest for the wealthy and their hangers-on, coming as it did in the same week as Davos, naturally provokes the witty to draw parallels between the two events.

Each is ostensibly well-intentioned, even philanthropic; each is highly selective in its invitation list. Or so one might be led...

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