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Over a billion people in the developing countries suffer from the burden of debt repayments to the West. Will our governments take the opportunity of the new Millenium to cancel these debts?
'Democracy starts with me' was the theme of MOral Re-Armament's 1991 conference at Caux, Switzerland. Over seven weeks 2,160 people attended its sessions. Michael Smith reports:
John Williams talks to a computer whizz kid who has gone from rags to riches more than once, and believes that a better style of management is even more vital than new technology.
What is relatively new is the person in his or her early twenties with no inherited wealth and sometimes no degree, who can earn a six-figure salary within two or three years of starting work. What has wrought this change?