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The Power of the Global Elite

Hardtalk discussion
Hardtalk discussion
In a HARDtalk programme broadcast on 29 October, Stephen Sackur talks to David Rothkopf & Jonathan Aitken about the growing power of the global elite.

The global economy has been rocked by financial crisis from the US, to Iceland and Pakistan the limited power of parliaments and politicians has been exposed.

Our guests discuss the power and influence of the international select group, operating alongside the traditional power structures, who are remaking the modern world through their roots in business, finance and the media.

Stephen Sackur asks "is it time we challenged the power of the global elite?"

HARDtalk is broadcast on BBC World News at 03:30, 09:30, 14:30, 18:30 & 21:30 GMT

HARDtalk can also be seen on BBC News at 04:30 & 23:30 GMT

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