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Davos Diary Archive: Ruth Marcus

Bill Clinton and crypto-Socialists

The only thing that annoys Bill Clinton more than Republicans running elections in “a parallel universe divorced from reality” is Democrats who let them get away with it. In a conversation that touched on everything from the ancient Sumerians to...

By Ruth Marcus  | January 27, 2011; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Snow day at Davos

The Swiss? Great at snow. Washington? Not so much. So a significant chunk of the U.S. contingent scheduled to be here — where the snow is whisked away and the World Economic Forum laptop bags came equipped with crampons to...

By Ruth Marcus  | January 27, 2011; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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When Larry Met Amy

Summers and Chua, that is. The dinner discussion was scheduled before Chua became mama non grata in some quarters; her academic work focuses on the more Davos-y topic of globalization and empire. But in Davos, as elsewhere, talk about Chua’s...

By Ruth Marcus  | January 26, 2011; 6:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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