Davos: How Will This Crisis Change Us?

By Jim Wallis 1-30-2009

In a plenary session titled "The Values behind Market Capitalism" yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, I started with this observation:

Every morning when I wake up in Davos, I turn on my television to CNN in my hotel room. And every morning, there is the same reporter interviewing a bundled-up CEO with the snowy "magic mountain" of Davos in the background. The question is always the same: "When will this crisis be over?" They actually have a "white board" where they make the CEO mark his answer: 2009

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