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Everything you need to know about Forbes' 10 most powerful people in the world right now

It’s that time again.

That time when a magazine read mostly by white, rich, non-female people tells us which mostly white, rich, non-female people are influencing this floating space rock we call Earth.

Yes, Forbes has whittled down the World’s Most Powerful People again, which is once more propped up by Baltic troublemaker Vladimir Putin.

No Elon Musk. No David Bowie. But there are two women and two people who aren’t white, so at least that’s something.

Anyway, here’s what you need to know about the people currently shaping the fate of humanity...

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