Global Current Issues and Trends: May 2019

Total non-farm payroll employment increased by 263,000 in April while the 196,000 in March was revised down to 189,000.  The US government shutdown affected the February report of only 33,000 was revised up to 56,000 new jobs after the temporary layoffs of the 800,000 federal employees, contractors and service businesses …

Book Review: JUMP- STARTING AMERICA

“How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream” By Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson PublicAffairs (2019) Hazel Henderson ©2019 In “JUMP-STARTING AMERICA”, co-authors Jonathan Gruber (father of Romneycare and Obamacare) and former IMF chief Economist Simon Johnson kick off the 2020 presidential campaign debate! Their book identifies …

Global Current Issues and Trends: January 2019

Global Current Issues and Trends: January 2019 As the US government shutdown continues and the Democrats take over in Congress, December’s 312,000 new jobs shows the 2018 economy sustaining the policy turmoils in Washington.   After revisions, gains in October and November were 58,000 more than previously reported and the average job …

Book Review: ‘The Value Of Everything’ By Mariana Mazzucato, Public Affairs, 2018

Hazel Henderson Summary Economist Mariana Mazzucato unveils the folkways of her profession over its history. She reveals the many unsubstantiated assumptions underlying so-called economic laws. The thesis challenges the business models of the FAANGs. Author Mariana Mazzucato is already a widely celebrated economist, winner of the Leontief Prize and many …

ARE WE LOCKING EARTH INTO A SPACE PRISON? by Hazel Henderson

NEWSROOM: Ethical Markets CONTENT: Blog In 1986 Scientific American drew attention to this visual of space junk tracked by NORAD, 7,000 spent rocket debris and the 40,000 objects with a diameter of 10 centimeters or more.  I used this visual in many of my presentations in the 1980s and in Paradigms in Progress …

Global Current Issues and Trends: December 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: December 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 155,000 in November.  After revisions, gains in September and October were 12,000 less than previously reported and the average job gains were 170,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.  In …

Book Review: “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” by Nick Silver

Hazel Henderson’s Blog | Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 AM ET Ethical Markets Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors. “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” A review of Nick Silver’s new book, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017 Hazel Henderson© 2018 I read lots of books and review …

“LET’S TRAIN HUMANS FIRST….BEFORE WE TRAIN MACHINES” Published by 3BL Media

“Let’s Train Humans First….Before We Train Machines” Article:  3BL Media www.ethicalmarkets.com  By Hazel Henderson© 2018 Monday, December 3, 2018 – 2:05pm We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense.  Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based …

Book Review by Hazel Henderson: “BRAND ACTIVISM: NEW CRITICS OF FINANCE”

Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 28, 2018 2:58 PM ET Ethical Markets Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors.   Hazel Henderson© 2018 Authors Philip Kotler, globally acclaimed “father of marketing” and Christian Sarkar in this forthcoming book, Brand Activism”, mount the strongest broadside …

Book Review: By Hazel Henderson “HEALING EARTH”, John Todd, Author

Book Review  “HEALING EARTH” By John Todd, North Atlantic Books, USA, 2018 Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 26, 2018 1:07 PM ET Curling up on a quiet Sunday to read Healing Earth was deeply pleasurable. Author and pioneer biologist/ecologist Dr. John Todd has been one of my teachers over many years, …