MEDIUM | Davos 2019: Discourse & Disconnects

As the après-ski glow fades, snipers descend from hotel rooftops, private airplane landing slots reappear and delegates catch up on sleep, it’s time to not only ask “what really happened?” in Davos last week, but also “what should Davos look like? What can be done better, by the World Economic Forum as well as those who talk about it?”

We know that Davos 2019 presented a reckoning for capitalism. One gathers that no one present — neither CEOs nor heads of state, academics, NGOs or the media — expects the world order, or the global economy, to survive in its current form.