Dictators, hamsters and the economy

30 June 2019 - 05:06 By Ron Derby

I can imagine that in the years after the great wars of the previous century, a meeting of leading nations carried much weight as to what the world's direction would be in the coming decades. Pipe-smoking gentlemen with their three-piece suits, and certainly no women, would gather in smoke-filled meeting rooms and decide the course, and the most influential papers of the day would spread the word...

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