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Davos 2008

Davos Travel Guide: Where To Stay, Sleep and Eat

Portfolio | Anna Sussman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since its heyday in the early 1900s as a refuge for the wealthy and tuberculosis-stricken, Davos (pronounced Dah-vos by outsiders and Dah-vos by resid...

Watching And Participating In Davos

GlobalVoices | Juliana RincÃn Parra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The World Economic Forum's annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerlan...

Champagne On Ice As Sober Mood Engulfs Davos

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

They normally come by private jet, for a few days of high-octane dealmaking and maybe a little aprés-ski on the side. Every January, the Swiss resor...

Face-off: Is Gates Right On Creative Capitalism?

CNET News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told the corporate and governmental bigwigs in attenda...

Dish After Davos: Magic and The Mountains

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

Much like Thomas Mann's main character in The Magic Mountain, written in Davos, I was an "ordinary [wo]man," amongst a sea of world leaders and power brokers. This convergence of knowledge and influence in one place made for some heady observations and encounters.

Dish From Davos: Digitally Yours

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

What one thing do you think that countries, companies or individuals must do to make the world a better place in 2008?

Dish from Davos, Day 1

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

The people here, from Al Gore to Bono to H.R.H. the Duke of York, are grand, as are the world's challenges. There's so much going on, so much information to synthesize.

Make The World A Better Place: The Davos Question

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Sawyers

I am acutely aware of the poverty, human rights violations and violence that fills our world and I look for ways I might make a difference.

Bono Confesses Sins To 'Father' Al Gore

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Having climate campaigner Al Gore round to your house is to open yourself to a self-flagellating guilt trip, Irish rock star Bono confessed Thursday.....

Davos Does YouTube

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland — The idea was simple: Job training centers should be as ubiquitous as gas stations, a man called freesouljah said in a video...

A Live Report From Davos

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Eric Hippeau, a Managing Partner of venture capital investor SoftBank capital, was recently interviewed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerl...

Gates Calls For "Creative Capitalism" At Davos

Wall Street Journal | Robert A. Guth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Free enterprise has been good to Bill Gates. But later today, the Microsoft Corp. chairman will call for a revision of capitalism. In a speech at the...