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Milei slays Davos

The collectivists of the West must not be allowed to destroy capitalism

17 February 2024

9:00 AM

17 February 2024

9:00 AM

Javier Milei’s 18 Janaury World Economic Forum speech has, not surprisingly, received a great deal of attention. If ever there was a case of life imitating art, this was it. Ayn Rand at her most inspired could not have scripted it better. Here was an articulate, eccentric and utterly fearless outsider accusing Davos’s assembled grandees of failing to defend the fundamental values of the West.

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