The Global Power Elite and the World They Are MakingBook - 2008
They number 6000 on a planet of 6 billion. They run governments, corporations, the powerhouses of international finance, the media, world religions, and, from the shadows, the world's criminal and terrorist organizations. They are the global superclass, and they are shaping the history of our time.What happens behind closed-door meetings in Davos or aboard corporate jets--conspiracy or collaboration? And who sets the rules for a group of 6000 people who seem to operate beyond national laws? Drawn from exclusive interviews and in-depth reporting, Superclass offers an unprecedented analysis of the connections and trends within the global community of leaders, a privileged group likely to alter our world.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada, 2008.
Characteristics: xxii, 376 p. ;,24 cm.