Thursday, February 20, 2014

Filthy stinking rich

When New York Times journalist Kevin Roose managed to sneak into the annual meeting of a secret society composed of some of the richest and most influential people on the planet, he witnessed many things - middle-aged men in drag, off-colour jokes, poor comedy routines - but certainly no humility or contrition for the global banking crisis. His account of the event makes for genuinely jaw-dropping reading, proving "it can be hard to see past the foie gras to the real world".

(Thanks to Wan for the link.)

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