There was a crackingly good debate and discussion at an FT-ie breakfast this morning. For one, the event was a sell out and for two, the panel was outstanding.
Lionel Barber, the FT's editor introduced the panel before making his way to the Leveson Inquiry to give evidence.
Guy Elliott, Chief Financial Officer, Rio Tinto
Loretta Napoleoni, Economist & Bestselling Author, ‘Rogue Economics’, ‘Terror Incorporated’ & ‘Maonomics’
Ambassador Louis Susman, United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s
Martin Wolf, Chief Economic Commentator, Financial Times
You can hear the podcast at www.editorialintelligence.com
The issues covered included:
Chinese and Indian growth rates
A two speed Euro
Obama winning the next US election
The number of elections in 2012 - French, Chinese (well a hand over), American, Egypt, Libya and London
The corruption at the heart of US democracy
China's unwillingness to step up to the plate