Book Discussion on Superclass

David Rothkopf talked about his book Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making. The book examines the influence of… read more

David Rothkopf talked about his book Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making. The book examines the influence of the richest 6,000 people in the world. Topics included how he decided to write the book, how the superclass has changed over the last hundred years, the demographics of the superclass, and the shift of power away from nation-states to the economic elite. He discussed his book with Mark Medish. He answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Mark Medish Vice President Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Russia, China, and Eurasia Studies
  • David J. Rothkopf Visiting Scholar Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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Book Discussion on Superclass

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 19, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2008

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  • Apr 19, 2008 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2008 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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