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Friday, July 30, 2010

The global aristocracy that lays down the rules for the rest of us

from al jazeera via information clearing house...
A new breed has emerged; they set the global agenda, ride on Gulfstreams and manage the credit crunch in their spare time. They are anything but elected; they are entrepreneurs and entertainers, media moguls and former politicians - the self-made super rich who are using their money to lay down a new set of global rules. So where did this new global aristocracy come from and who is keeping them in check? Is the world suffering from a global governance gap?

i refer to them as our super-rich elite overlords but, hey...! same difference...

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