Davos Kicks Off As Trump Turns Away From Globalization

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The ski resort of Davos is seen on the eve of the opening day of the World Economic Forum, on Jan. 16, 2017 in Davos, Switzerland. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland starts Tuesday. But what do Donald Trump’s presidency and anti-globalization push mean for the ideas of free trade that have been championed at Davos?

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) of The Atlantic about the forum, and also a new study that looks at the American dream, whether it’s a fallacy and who believes in it the most.

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