The Global West Reaches Economic Adulthood

The Global West Reaches Economic Adulthood By Gijs Graafland, Planck Foundation, Amsterdam, NL The Global West matures. Not only in demographics. Also in economics. Growth is over. Decline is knocking on the door. This reality is far from acceptance. The current mood is still the narrative of the past: growth. …

Ethical Markets Review:Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?

Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?  Shann Turnbull,[email protected] Principal: International Institute for Self-governance   The 2008 global financial crisis and current uncertainties about the Euro provide evidence that the financial system is neither self-correcting nor capable of being reliably regulated. The financial system has failed because modern …

Raj Thamotheram on working together towards sustainable capitalism

We are honored to publish this presentation by Raj Thamotheram, President, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets , of which we are members. Thamotheram is a longtime financial expert and practitioner who has become  a key figure in reforming global financial markets. – Hazel Henderson, Editor Good morning. Today’s “Accounting for …

Measuring Immeasurable Change

“We at Ethical Markets  are happy to Publish  this original  article by Paul Glover, one of the true pioneers of local development and true wealth and sustainable communities,” Hazel Henderson, – Editor by Paul Glover There’s obvious need for a new Economy of Generosity, to repair communities and nature.  Heroic …

The Cybernetics of Sustainability: Definition and Underlying Principles

“We are happy to publish this paper by Michael Ben-Eli who is not only an innovative thinker but also a pragmatic activist in applying his insights in the Negev Desert with a Bedouin Community.” ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Michael Ben-Eli The Sustainability Laboratory, New York Sustainability: Has the true meaning …

Transitioning to the Solar Age

By Hazel Henderson This essay has been excerpted as a chapter in WorldShift 2020: The New Vision – Exploring the Evolving Horizons; section ‘From Vision To Reality: Contributions From The Worldshifting Community’ forthcoming from Inner Traditions Publishing (Rochester, VT). The multiple crises human societies experienced in the first decade of the …

What Defines Capitalism?

We are pleased to publish this thoughtful and foundational article by a distinguished member of our Ethical Markets Advisory Board, Shann Turnbull, Sydney, Australia, Hazel Henderson, Editor What is Capitalism? Many people consider that capitalism is defined by the existence of markets. But markets exist in primitive, feudal, fascist and …

Sustainable Money

Ethical Markets Review publishes this highly-original, carefully researched paper by renowned Brazilian physicist-mathematician-technology assessor and cultural critic, Rose Marie Muraro, as a contribution to the widening debate on how to re-design money creation and credit allocation. Author of many books, Muraro was made an Honorary Citizen of the City of …

Economic Democracy: Strolling Through Theories

INTRODUCTION We are all adverse to catastrophism. We do not want to look like prophets of doom who only paint a bleak future. The Club of Rome went some way toward turning us against alerts that seemed premature. Today we are starting to evaluate the realism of these predictions in …