CEO Conference: Oligarchs, corporate power and democracy in the Czech Republic

Trump has been dominating headlines, but not much has been said about the rise of media moguls and business tycoons here in Europe. Polls show that in the Czech Republic, oligarch and finance minister Andrek Babis’ populist party ‘ANO’ (‘Yes!’) is set to win the legislative elections by a landslide. Babiš is a politically powerful billionaire and owner of media companies and a large agribusiness conglomerate whose authoritarian politics, combined with control over media, would be a serious threat to democracy. Join CEO for a short film screening and discussion to find out about what is happening in Czech Republic…