Where in the world is wealth concentrated? Do the 鈥1%鈥 richest people in the planet influence national and international politics? How can we understand the refugee crisis in Europe? What provoked the political and economic turmoil in Venezuela? In this section, we map and track power in the world, at a geopolitical, financial and cultural level; we address the social, political and economic crises and conflicts affecting us directly or indirectly.

Do extreme wealth inequalities turn societies into plutocracies?聽This project聽investigates how the ultra-rich influence politics. The project, developed by students and聽Prof.聽Peter H盲gel聽within聽the billionaireswatch.org聽course聽at聽BT天堂,聽is non-partisan and non-profit.