Cyberattacks are in the top five global risks, behind extreme weather events and natural disasters. But global cooperation remains deeply problematic.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a political career out of burnishing his self-image and convincing the world he's a human rights leader. Do his actions match his words?
The Conversation scholars analyze a few of the key themes and speeches that punctuated the three-day gathering of global elites in the Alps.
Will young Germans remember their history – and will older German embrace the digital future?
French companies will no longer be 'forbidden to fail' and 'forbidden to succeed,' the French president tells the World Economic Forum.
The global elites are paying attention.
The shake up at South Africa's power utility, Eskom, sends a good signal about where Cyril Ramaphosa is taking the country.
A business and humanities scholar advises the president to pack three novels and a children's story for his long transatlantic flight to Switzerland aboard Air Force One.
The number of jobs might be going up but the real test will be whether wages rise too.
Oxfam is right to highlight disparities in wealth.
The talk at the World Economic Forum was about technology killing white and blue collar jobs. What's to come will be decidedly old-fashioned. Our labour movements should be too.
A future of trade wars and isolationism will not solve the grand challenges which are dragging down fragile economies.
Leaders in Davos are being asked to consider how global cooperation could be reinvigorated. They could do worse than start with UN reforms.
According to the latest Oxfam report, the richest eight people in the world are as wealthy as the bottom 50% of the world's population. But let's scrutinise these numbers a bit more.
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to attend the World Economic Forum and used his speech to denounce protectionism. But China's trade liberalisation has stalled recently.
The defining characteristics of our species will make us and our labour relevant in a new era.
Expectations are high that China will take the reins of global leadership at Davos, but don't expect Xi Jinping to upset the apple cart.
The system is rigged for a small minority to profit, but are we brave enough to deploy the solutions that would work?
The World Economic Forum draws a straight line from social injustice to many of the risks facing the world in 2017.
They may not be the Illuminati but there is a different kind of conspiracy at play at the secretive annual Bilderberg meeting of global elites.