Global Current Issues and Trends: November 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: November 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 250,000 in October.  After revisions, the average job gains were 218,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.  In 2016, job gains totaled 2.2 million compared with 2017 job gains totaling …

CADMUS: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age

Lead article on by Hazel Henderson: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age ARTICLE | October 31, 2018 | BY Hazel Henderson Abstract Recent evidence is marshalled concerning the impact on democracies of the global explosion of electronic platforms and digital companies, based initially on the US government- …

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 …

Global Current Issues and Trends: October 2018

Total US nonfarm payroll employment in September increased by 134,000.  After revisions, the average job gains were 190,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate fell to 3.7%.  In 2016, job gains totaled 2.2 million, compared with 2017 job gains totaling 2.1 million, indicating the strong ending and …

“Greening our Global Food System”

© 2018 Hazel Henderson Update from Editor Hazel Henderson on new research since we released our Green Transition Scoreboard® 2018, April 23, 2018.  All this research collected from around the world in the past 3 months confirms our own findings! Back in 1986, during my first visit to China, I …

Global Current Issues and Trends: September 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: September 2018 Global Current Issues and Trends: September 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment in August increased by 201,000.  July and  June totals were revised downward by 50,000.  After revisions, the average job gains  were 185,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate remained at …

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 …

Long-Term Investing Trends In Global Future Scenarios

Aug. 6, 2018 9:35 PM ET Published: SeekingAlpha Includes: AAPL, AMZN, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, NFLX Hazel Henderson Green Economy, Circular Economy, energy, natural resources Ethical Markets Summary “Imaginal Cells” distills views of future possibilities by global luminaries, curated by editors Kim Polman and Stephen Vasconcellos-Sharpe. “A New Reality” expands on …