“The Age of Unproductive Capital: New Architectures of Power”

Book Review by Hazel Henderson  “The Age of Unproductive Capital: New Architectures of Power” By Ladislau Dowbor Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2019) Hazel Henderson ©2019 Pre-eminent Brazilian economist Ladislau Dowbor accounts in excellent detail how Brazil’s homegrown banks were taken over by big European and US banks as “cash cows”!  This …

Book Review: Cyber-War “What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know”

Cyber-War “What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know” “Have Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President” by Kathleen Hall Jamieson   Jamieson, pre-eminent media analyst of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania provides the clearest account so far of how the US 2016 presidential election …

Book Review: “The Future of Humanity” by Pofessor, Zhouying JIN

The Future of Humanity” by Pofessor, Zhouying JIN “Global Civilization and China’s Rejuvenation”, Intellect Bristol, UK (2018)   In this path-breaking book, Professor Zhouying JIN addresses the major choices our human family faces in this age of the Anthropocene, and the page of human agenda open before us in this …

Book Review: ‘The Value Of Everything’ By Mariana Mazzucato, Public Affairs, 2018

Hazel Henderson Summary Economist Mariana Mazzucato unveils the folkways of her profession over its history. She reveals the many unsubstantiated assumptions underlying so-called economic laws. The thesis challenges the business models of the FAANGs. Author Mariana Mazzucato is already a widely celebrated economist, winner of the Leontief Prize and many …

Book Review: “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” by Nick Silver

Hazel Henderson’s Blog | Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 AM ET Ethical Markets Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors. “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” A review of Nick Silver’s new book, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017 Hazel Henderson© 2018 I read lots of books and review …

Book Review by Hazel Henderson: “BRAND ACTIVISM: NEW CRITICS OF FINANCE”

Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 28, 2018 2:58 PM ET Ethical Markets Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors.   Hazel Henderson© 2018 Authors Philip Kotler, globally acclaimed “father of marketing” and Christian Sarkar in this forthcoming book, Brand Activism”, mount the strongest broadside …

Book Review: By Hazel Henderson “HEALING EARTH”, John Todd, Author

Book Review  “HEALING EARTH” By John Todd, North Atlantic Books, USA, 2018 Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 26, 2018 1:07 PM ET Curling up on a quiet Sunday to read Healing Earth was deeply pleasurable. Author and pioneer biologist/ecologist Dr. John Todd has been one of my teachers over many years, …

Book Reviews: “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” and “A Finer Future”

Oct. 22, 2018 12:06 PM ET Summary Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari follows his epic best-sellers “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus” with in depth analyses and policy proposals for today’s global problems. Best-selling author L. Hunter Lovins, founder of Natural Capital Solutions and her co-contributors report to the Club of Rome …

“A World Parliament: Governance & Democracy In The 21st Century” and “We The Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights”

Hazel Henderson’s Blog “A World Parliament: Governance & Democracy in the 21st Century” Jo Leinen and Andreas Bummel, Democracy Without Borders, Berlin, 2018   “We The Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights”      Adam Winkler, Liveright, W.W. Norton, 2018 Oct. 9, 2018 3:55 PM ET Summary German/European Parliamentarian Leinen …

Book Review: “Can Finance Save The World?”

Book Review: “Can Finance Save The World?” Jan. 30, 2018 12:44 PM ET Hazel Henderson Green Economy, Circular Economy, energy, natural resources Ethical Markets Summary Former banker Bertrand Badré aims to re-direct global finance toward   the common good. This visionary book’s foreword is by French President Emmanuel Macron. Britain’s Gordon …