Every year, global leaders attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how to better the world.
Van Jones of Green For All USA talks about lifting people out of poverty and building a sustainable, green economy by connecting people who need work with the work that needs to be done. www.greenforall.org
John Hope Bryant, founder of Project HOPE, answers The Davos Question, remiding that we are all entrepreuners and that the world’s leading entrepreuners were once poor. Bryant ties issues of financial illiteracy not only to the poor, but to the middle classes as well, as evident in the subprime crisis.
Dr. Arthur Mutambara, opposition leader from Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change, says the answer to The Davos Question is for global citizens to realize that our problems are interconnected. An injustice somewhere is an injustice everywhere.
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Participate in the Davos Debates by uploading a video answering any of the four questions on this channel, or vote on the questions posed to you.
You can also submit a video with your thoughts – the maker of the most thoughtful, compelling video will get an all-expense paid TRIP TO DAVOS to meet with the top leaders and thinkers from around the world and discuss the future of the planet in 2009.
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