26th Oct 2016


Davos elites fear swing to the right in EU elections

Global elites gathering in Davos fear more right-wingers and anti-EU politicians elected in May's European election could complicate the political process in the EU. "Just think of how the Tea Party has made governance difficult in the US," Axel Weber, UBS chairman and former Bundesbank president, said according to Reuters.

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