Mountain Few

  • Aired:  01/23/14
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A group of the world's wealthiest people gather in an secluded mountain enclave to discuss concerns over income inequality. (2:08)

[LAUGHTER]NOTHING IS GETTING DONE IN

MONTREUX.

HOPEFULLY THEY HAVE MORE SUCCESSIN DAVOS.

>> HE'S IN DAVOS TO BREAKDOWN ALL OF THIS.

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING.

>> HERE AT DAVOS THE VIEW ISTHEY NEED TO DEAL WITH

INEQUALITY.

IT'S THE NUMBER ONE ISSUE PEOPLEARE TALKING ABOUT THE SALONS, IN

THE BARS IN THE RESTAURANTS.

>> Jon: YES, INEQUALITY.

THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT IN THECIGAR LOUNGES AND THE CHAMPAGNE

PAVILIONS AND IN THECOCAINE-ATORIUMS.

THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT IT INSIDETHE SAME SHARED ESCORTS.

[ LAUGHTER ]THE PRIORITY IS HELPING THE LESS

FORTUNATE.

ALL RIGHT SO A GROUP OFTHE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST PEOPLEGET TOGETHER

IN AN ENCLOSED MOUNTAIN ENCLAVETO DISCUSS CONCERNS OVER INCOME

INEQUALITY.

>> WE'VE BEEN HAVING ANARGUMENT.

SHE BELIEVES IT'S HYPOCRISY HEREAT DAVOS.

THEY COME HERE AND TALK ABOUTTHE HAVENOTS BUT IT'S THE HAVES

THAT HAVE THEIR NOSES IN THETROUGH.

>> I DON'T AGREE WITH

IT.

I BELIEVE THE REAL HYPOCRISY ARETHE POOR PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY

CARE SO MUCH ABOUT INCOMEINEQUALITY BUT COULDN'T BE

BOTHERED TO COME TO DAVOS.

[ LAUGHTER ]SHOWS LACK OF COMMITMENT.

[ LAUGHTER ]BUT AT LEAST THEY ARE TALKING

ABOUT THE ISSUE.

HOW BAD IS THE INCOME INEQUALITYISSUE NOW ANYWAY?

>> THE POORER HALF OF THE WORLD'S PEOPLE HAVE ABOUT THESAME

AMOUNT OF MONEY AS THE RICHEST85 PEOPLE ON EARTH.

>> Jon: JESUS CHRIST WOULD NOTBE VERY HAPPY ABOUT THAT

STATISTIC.

85 PEOPLE HAVE THE SAME AMOUNTOF WEALTH AS THE POPULATION OF

CHINA, INDIA AND ALL OF AFRICAAND AUSTRALIA.

85 PEOPLE.

THERE'S MORE PEOPLE IN ARCADEFIRE THAN THAT

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