In his book Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making, David Rothkopf claims that 6600 people (approximately for every million people on earth) is part of a superclass that serves fewer than a couple dozen elite families. They run corporations, governments, international finance, the media, religion, and criminal and terrorist organizations.
This group has more in common with each other, they feel, than they do with common people from their own nations. They are shaping our history.
Here is a list of verified members by country, that includes the following notables:
George W. Bush