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 …

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns Ellen Brown November 28, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “To some people, the European Central Bank seems like a fire department that is letting the house burn down to teach the children not to play with matches.” So wrote Jack Ewing in the New York Times last …

A Review of Hazel Henderson’s ‘Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace’

By Leland Lehrman, Partner, Fund Balance Hazel Henderson’s essay “Global Finance Lost in Cyberspace” is a fabulously original synthesis of the latest and greatest in ecological economics and systems theory. There are important areas for follow up. I wish Henderson had provided links so that we could follow up on …