Book Review: Building the New American Economy and The SIMPOL Solution

Book Review Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair and Sustainable Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Press New York, 2017 The SIMPOL Solution John Bunzl and Nick Duffell Peter Owen Publishers, London 23017 By Hazel Henderson © 2017 These two books separately offer strategies for the ongoing global transition from the …

Book Review: Thank You For Being Late-Author, Thomas Friedman

THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE THOMAS FRIEDMAN FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX, NEW YORK, 2016   By Hazel Henderson © 2017 Thank You for Being Late:  is Thomas Friedman’s best book yet.  Friedman combines his breathless optimism and journalistic personal style with a much more advanced critique of globalization than in …

Book Review of Connectography: Mapping The Future of Global Civilization

Book Review of Connectography: Mapping The Future of Global Civilization Parag Khanna, Random House, NYC 2016 By Hazel Henderson © 2017 This book is bad news for President Trump’s chief advisor Steve Bannon and his colleagues at Breitbart Media. Author Parag Khanna’s meticulous mapping of our planet’s human-designed infrastructure cannot …

Review Of 3 Books: Homo Deus, The Undoing Project, Reinventing Prosperity

By Hazel Henderson Copyright © 2017 Hazel Henderson. All Rights Reserved. Review of Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, Yuval Noah Harari, explores brain science and the future of human cognition. Review of The Undoing Project, Michael Lewis, looks at how cognitive biases invalidate economic models. Review of Reinventing …

Assessing Risks of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks?

Assessing Risks Of Fossil Reserves: Are They Fuel Or Feedstocks? By Hazel Henderson ©2016 The global tug-of-war between fossil fuels and cleaner greener renewable energy and advanced efficiency has come to a head.  Reactionary politics in the USA produce a short-term victory for its fossilized sectors the global oil industry, …

“CONCERN OVER TRUMP’S TWEETS GROWING”

“CONCERN OVER TRUMP’S TWEETS GROWING”   © 2016 Hazel Henderson   Beyond the widespread misgivings, including “Never Trump Republicans”, about Trump’s fitness for the presidency are growing concerns about his erratic tweeting. Bypassing media filters, official protocols and expertise, Trump’s recent mutually congratulating phone calls with presidents of Pakistan and the Philippines and …

“Trump’s New TV Show”

“Trump’s New TV Show” By Hazel Henderson        Trump, a master of dominating the daily news cycle, understands that the USA has become a “mediocracy”!  Keeping us all guessing on who he’s hiring is drowning out the real story.  Democrats and Hillary won nationally by over 2 million votes and the Electoral …

Greening Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Blog Entry by Justmeans in Finance and SRI Friday, November 18, 2016 – 10:00am Guest blog by Hazel Henderson Surprising most pundits, Trump seems to be a Keynesian.  The growing consensus in the US and most countries sees a better chance to shift to fiscal policies, stimulating their economies with …