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  • President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum

    01/02/2020 12:13:47 PM PST · by ransomnote · 18 replies ^ | 1/1/20 | Whitehouse
    Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the Presidential Delegation that will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from January 20 to January 24, 2020. The Honorable Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The Honorable Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury (Lead) The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce The Honorable Eugene Scalia, Secretary of Labor The Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation The Honorable Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative The Honorable Keith Krach, Under Secretary for Growth, Energy and the Environment, Department of State The Honorable Ivanka Trump,...
  • World Economic Forum agrees for the first time to promote LGBT ‘global order’

    01/24/2019 6:32:47 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 25 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | January 24th 2019 | Jeanne Smits
    Seven multinational companies launched a Partnership for LGBTI Equality on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. For the first time, the high-profile club of global political and economic leaders welcomed a special session for “LGBTI rights,” which world businesses want to promote and implement according to United Nations LGBTI Standards of Conduct, with the backing of the WEF and the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The new initiative is led by Accenture, Deutsche Bank, EY, MasterCard, Microsoft, Omnicom, and Salesforce. They aim to enlist at least 100 more companies from WEF members...
  • America First Triumphs in Davos

    01/28/2018 5:44:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | January 28, 2018 | Larry Kudlow
    Quote: “America is open for business, and we are competitive once again.” End quote. That was just one of the key lines in President Trump’s highly successful Davos speech this week. Of course, in going to Davos, Trump entered the lion’s den. A year ago such a visit would have been a poor idea. Back then, elitist heads of state, the EU bureaucrats, and the international CEOs were uniformly against Donald Trump. But Trump’s 2018 Davos strategy was a brilliant stroke. A year later he could make the fact-based argument that, in his words, “The world is witnessing the...
  • Problems with Oxfam’s Inequality Report

    01/27/2018 7:46:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | January 27, 2018 | Young Voices Advocates
    By Ryan KhuranaIt’s time for the World Economic Forum once again, when a subset of the world’s rich elite meet in Davos, Switzerland for a luxurious few days of self-congratulations, while they lampoon another subset of the rich elite for all global problems. The festivities as usual are heralded by the Oxfam report on global inequality, this year entitled “Reward Work, not Wealth.”Oxfam calculates, using a data set provided by Credit Suisse, that 42 people own 50 percent of the world’s total wealth. From this and other insights about the top 1 percent, such as their collective ownership of 82...
  • America First: European CEOs Go One By One To Tell Trump They Are Investing Billions

    01/26/2018 11:13:22 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 48 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/25 | Benny Johnson
    Full title: America First: European CEOs Go One By One To Tell Trump They Are Investing Billions Back In The US President Donald J. Trump hosted a dinner with European business leaders and CEOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Thursday evening. Trump has been making the rounds in Davos, holding bilateral meetings with other world leaders and conducting business roundtables. Trump met with various business leaders in shadow of the recent economic boom in America. In a stunning moment, one by one, European titans of industry from companies like Adidas, Siemens and Bayer went around the table...
  • Davos Foreign Press Boos After Donald Trump Slams ‘Vicious’ Fake News

    01/26/2018 9:26:30 AM PST · by davikkm · 40 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump again criticized the news media, but this time in Davos, Switzerland, at the World Economic Forum. “It wasn’t until I became a politician that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious, and how fake the press can be,” Trump said, as some in the audience booed. He joked that the cameras were “going off in the back” after his comment. One reporter in the room noted that foreign journalists joined the boos from people in the audience. Trump said he used to get great press from the media when he was a celebrity businessman but that...
  • Trump Is The Most Fawned-Over Davos Attendee Since Angelina Jolie

    01/26/2018 6:34:55 AM PST · by blam · 46 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 1-26-2018 | Alex Lockie
    Despite embodying the antithesis of the usual celebration of globalism by elites, President Donald Trump has emerged as the most fawned-over attendee of the World Economic Forum's annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, since Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attended in 2006. "A World Economic Forum official said no Davos attendee had gotten as much attention since Angelina Jolie," Mike Allen of the news website Axios reported. Trump, who was never invited to Davos as a businessman, has become the focus of attention as the conference draws to a close and anticipation builds over a speech he's set to give Friday....
  • That Money is on the Table: Trump to Davos to Tout America First to the World’s Globalist Leaders

    01/26/2018 6:17:06 AM PST · by davikkm · 6 replies
    IWB ^ | Robert Carbery
    President Trump on Thursday stated that he would withhold any aid money from the Palestinians until they reach peace talks with Israel as the U.S. president sat with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at an economic summit in Switzerland in which China has actually moved ahead of the U.S. in many respects. Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last year which upset many Muslim Arab nations and resulted in the Palestinians refusing to meet with Vice President Mike Pence on his visit to the region this week. The Palestinians no longer trusts the current U.S. administration. Consequently, Trump declared that the...
  • LIVE: President Trump MAJOR Davos Speech LIVE Stream 1/26/18

    01/26/2018 5:01:25 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 45 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/26/18 | Right side broacasting
    LIVE: President Trump MAJOR Davos Speech LIVE Stream 1/26/18 President Trump will address world leaders, chief executives, celebrities, and other global elites in a major speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Davos conference is an annual gathering of around 2,500 of the most influential political and economic leaders from around the world. President Trump is expected to promote his "America First" policy at this gathering, which could be controversial given the pro-globalist bent of the Davos forum. Watch our LIVE COVERAGE of President Trump's Davos speech, including a pre-show and post-show where we read your comments...
  • Global Business Leaders HEAP PRAISE ON TRUMP at Davos Dinner

    01/25/2018 11:43:15 PM PST · by Teflonic · 34 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/25/18 | Jim Hoft
    MUST WATCH youtube video of round table introductions President Trump was given a hero’s welcome Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Trump met Thursday with global leaders Theresa May from Great Britain and Benjamin Netanyahu from Israel. Trump later sat down with global business leaders for a dinner. As he went around the table the table and each and every leader praised the president for the stunning success of the Trump tax cuts and reform. The guest list included: Kasper Rorsted, Adidas (Apparel)—Germany Joe Kaeser, Siemens AG (Tech)—Germany Heinrich Hiesinger, Thyssenkrupp AG (Industrials)—Germany Eldar Saetre, Statoil ASA...
  • Trump Triumphs in Davos

    01/25/2018 2:22:11 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush ^ | January 25, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: So Trump is over in Davos, and it isn’t going the way Drive-Bys dreamed it would go. Trump is being embraced. Trump is being celebrated. Trump is being lauded. The Drive-Bys expected Trump to be protested! They expected Trump to be shunned. They hoped for all of this, and what this presents us today is a great opportunity. You know, our all-time favorite audio sound bites — and it’s tough; I mean, it may not be the all-time favorite, but it ranks right there. It’s our old buddy Nic Robertson of CNN in Cairo (laughing) during the Arab Spring...
  • DAVOS:Reporter-"You think you're gonna be received well?"- Trump:"I already am."

    01/25/2018 1:17:48 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 46 replies
    Youtube ^ | Janurary 25, 2018 | Youtube video
    Trump Arrives at Davos reporter asks "Do you think you're gonna be well received here?" Trump points to large crowd that was following him "I already am."
  • AIR FORCE DON Donald Trump’s show of force as he lands in Davos in convoy of SEVEN helicopters

    01/25/2018 12:46:59 PM PST · by Red Badger · 111 replies
    THIS is dramatic moment Donald Trump swoops into Davos in a squadron of seven choppers to meet with the world’s leaders and elite business kingpins. Landing in the heavily guarded spot in the Swiss Alps, the maverick leader stepped out of “Marine One”.
  • Theresa May at Davos: Investors Must Boycott Social Media Firms Not Censoring ‘Extremist’ Views

    01/25/2018 9:09:28 AM PST · by davikkm · 30 replies
    breitbart ^ | LIAM DEACON
    The prime minister is to call on investors to boycott social media platforms that do not delete and censor perceived “extremist” views. Speaking at the Davos World Economic Forum, Theresa May will argue that not enough is being done to fight terrorism and paedophiles online. However, right-wing opinions are already frequently censored on social media and other schemes championed by Mrs. May, such as the Prevent count-terror programme, have been used to target critics of Islam and members of UKIP. “Technology companies still need to go further in stepping up to their responsibilities for dealing with harmful and illegal online...
  • Trump at Davos: The Palestinians Need to Show Some Respect or We're Done With Them

    01/25/2018 9:00:01 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies ^ | 1/25/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Speaking to reporters during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Trump touted his decision to officially move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and slammed the Palestinians for their ongoing disrespect of the peace process. "What I did with Jerusalem was my honor," Trump said. "We give [Palestinians] hundreds of millions of dollars of aid and support. Tremendous numbers. Numbers nobody understands. That money is on the table and that money's not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace. Because I can tell...
  • 1,000 private jets deliver elites to Davos for climate summit

    01/25/2018 8:51:40 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 1/25/2018 | unknown
    More than 1,000 private jet flights have been delivering globalist elites to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, where attendees are discussing — among other topics — the ‘major threat’ of climate change. Airports around the Swiss ski resort will see the number of private jets spike 335 per cent during the annual meeting of world elites, according to Air Charter Service (ACS). Research commissioned by the jet hire company found an average 218 private jet movements a day during the weeklong forum, compared to the 65 daily flights Swiss airfields usually deal with.
  • Davos attendees are quietly planning to walk out of Trump’s speech

    01/25/2018 3:41:28 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 116 replies
    MSN ^ | 1/25/18 | Heather Timmons
    A growing number of Davos attendees are planning to walk out of US president Donald Trump’s speech at the World Economic Forum this Friday (Jan. 26), several conference-goers told Quartz, to protest his remarks about African countries earlier this month. Trump repeatedly called African countries “shitholes” in a closed-door meeting about immigration, attendee Senator Dick Durbin and others have said. Boycotting Trump’s Davos speech was first broached by Business Leadership South Africa CEO (and Davos attendee) Bonang Mohale in an open letter. Leaving Trump’s speech after he starts is probably more powerful than boycotting it entirely, some Davos attendees speculate.
  • Why Davos Is Wild About Trump’s Tax Cuts

    01/24/2018 7:39:28 PM PST · by Innovative · 11 replies
    Financial Times ^ | Jan. 24, 2018 | Michael Rainey and Yuval Rosenberg
    resident Trump is headed to Davos Wednesday night as positive reviews of his tax cuts stream in from CEOs and financiers from around the globe. National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn claimed Tuesday that the administration’s economic agenda has "unleashed the U.S. economy" and it looks like the executive class gathered in the Swiss Alps largely agrees. Speaking at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting this week, Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam proclaimed, "Tax reform in the U.S. has been exactly what we needed ... to give a new impetus to world growth.”
  • Davos Elite: Regulate Social Media Before Flyover Rubes Get Hooked on Wrong News Sources

    01/24/2018 1:00:48 PM PST · by mairdie · 24 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 24 Jan 2018 | Allum Bokhari
    [clip] The right wants regulation too, but of a very different kind. Multiple right-wing commentators have called for Google and Facebook, whose market share eclipses old 20th-century monopolies like Standard Oil and the Bell System, to be regulated like utilities. The impetus is the threat of political bias from companies that now have more influence over the flow of news and information than any other company in history. Facebook, through a recent change to its news feed algorithm, threatens to undercut the success of new media outlets. Google, by tweaking its search results, could swing an election anywhere in the...
  • Bottom Line for Davos Elite: Trump Is Good for Business

    01/24/2018 12:34:26 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | JAN. 24, 2018 | PETER S. GOODMAN
    DAVOS, Switzerland — One could get the feeling that President Trump might not be set for a rousing welcome when he arrives in this Swiss Alps resort this week to address the annual gathering of the World Economic Forum. The forum, a pilgrimage for the wealthy and powerful, is an unabashed champion of globalization. It advocates ceaselessly for the notion that every problem — from climate change to joblessness to terrorism to cybersecurity — requires international cooperation and multilateral solutions. Mr. Trump’s derisive rejection of such ideas as the woolly-headed notions of the global elite is central to his identity....