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 …

Ethical Markets Review: Looking Back From 2020 – Humanity’s Transition to the Ethical Green Global Economy

By Hazel Henderson © 2011 Scenario for discussion at the Reunion of Pioneer Asset Managers Convened by Susan Davis, President, CapitalMissions.com Ethical Markets Media, Saint Augustine, FL, November 18-20, 2011 Related Article: Can Jeremy Grantham Profit From Ecological Mayhem?  Looking back from 2020, the initiatives that transformed our global economy …

Ethical Markets Review: FROM RIGGED CARBON MARKETS TO INVESTING IN GREEN GROWTH

By Hazel Henderson, President, Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) Abstract: Reviews failure of global carbon trading under Kyoto and reasons why alternatives emerged.  Assesses prospects for climate policies beyond Kyoto and covers shifts toward green growth in governments and private sector investments. Keywords: climate, carbon, emissions trading, revenue-neutral tax …