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How do we solve the world’s biggest challenges? From climate change to inequality; the rise of big tech and rapid changes in how we live and work. Radio Davos talks to the people who have the ideas, the passion and the power to make change happen in a way that benefits all of us.

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How do we solve the world’s biggest challenges? From climate change to inequality; the rise of big tech and rapid changes in how we live and work. Radio Davos talks to the people who have the ideas, the passion and the power to make change happen in a way that benefits all of us.

    Can the world avoid stagflation?

    Can the world avoid stagflation?

    Greg Daco, chief economist at EY-Parthenon, talks about the multiple challenges facing the global economy and gives his view on, among other things, whether the global slowdown and rising inflation will combine to create the dreaded ‘stagflation’.
    Transcript: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/06/gregory-daco-ey-parthenon-chief-economist-stagflation
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    • 31 min
    ‘We are in a geopolitical recession’ - Ian Bremmer on globalization, populism and the power of crisis

    ‘We are in a geopolitical recession’ - Ian Bremmer on globalization, populism and the power of crisis

    Ian Bremmer, author and founder of the research and consulting firm Eurasia Group, says while many of the global bodies created after the Second World War are no longer fit to cope with today’s crises, the size of those crises themselves, might compel them to reform and renew.

    • 27 min
    Dance or die: the ballet dancer who faced down Al Qaeda to become the voice of stateless refugees

    Dance or die: the ballet dancer who faced down Al Qaeda to become the voice of stateless refugees

    Ahmad Joudeh, a dancer with the Dutch National Ballet, performed at Davos 2022. We hear how he fended off violent opposition to his dancing from his own father and Islamist militants, and how he is using his platform to speak up for million of people who, like him, grow up as stateless refugees.

    • 27 min
    So just what is the metaverse? Meta’s Nick Clegg at Davos 2022

    So just what is the metaverse? Meta’s Nick Clegg at Davos 2022

    Nick Clegg, president for global affairs at Meta, came into the Radio Davos booth to explain his new role at the parent company of Facebook, and to set out his vision of the metaverse and why we need to ensure now that it will be a place people can move around freely and not be locked in to any one company’s version of what he says is the inevitable, ‘logical evolution’ of the internet.

    • 23 min
    Day 4 at Davos 2022, your morning briefing podcast

    Day 4 at Davos 2022, your morning briefing podcast

    On the final day of the Meeting, Peter Prengaman, climate and environmental news director at the Associated Press, gives us his impressions of his first Davos. We hear the IMF’s Gita Gopinath and others on the prospects for global growth; we find out what schoolgirls in a refugee camp in Kenya want to hear from leaders at Davos; and hear acclaimed musicians Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax at the Davos concert ‘Our Shared Humanity’.

    • 31 min
    Day 3 at Davos 2022 - your morning briefing

    Day 3 at Davos 2022 - your morning briefing

    Shereen Bhan, managing editor of Indian business news channel CNBC-TV18, joins us to look ahead to Day 3 when climate change is a major topic. We also get the latest on COVID-19 and the risk of future pandemics. Plus artist Harry Yeff on the emotional impact of turning a voice into a work of digital art.
     

    • 38 min

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