Global Current Issues and Trends: June 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: June 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment in May rose by 223,000 and after revisions, gains in March and April were 15,000 more than previously reported.  After these revisions, the average job gains  were 179,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate fell to …

Global Current Issues and Trends

Global Current Issues and Trends: May 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment in April rose by 164,000 and March’s and February’s jobs were revised up by 30,000.  After these revisions, the average job gains over the past 3 months remained at 202,000.  The national unemployment rate fell to 3.9%.  In 2016, …

Global Current Issues and Trends: April 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: April  2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment rose by 103,000 in March after the 313,000 originally reported in February was revised up to 326,000 while January’s first reported 239,000 was revised down to 176,000.  After these revisions, the average job gains over the past 3 …

Global Current Issues and Trends: March 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends:  March 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment rose by 313,000 in February while January’s first reported 200,000 jobs were revised up to 239,000 and  December’s jobs were revised up from 160,000 to 175,000.  The national unemployment rate remains at 4.1%.  In 2016, job gains totaled …

BEYOND BLOODSTAINED GEMS: NEW SCIENCE AND STANDARDS

By Hazel Henderson © 2015 The best way to ensure that your diamond is not bloodstained from conflicts is to buy an identical gem created by human science.  These can be indistinguishable from diamonds mined from the Earth and avoid polluting the planet and exploiting miners, hundreds of whom die …

Bitcoin or Bit-con? Talking blockchain with Hazel Henderson

Bitcoin or Bit-con? Talking blockchain with Hazel Henderson   Image: TaxCredits.net Hazel Henderson is a multi-award-winning futurist and evolutionary economist, and the founder-president of Ethical Markets Media, an independent media company promoting the emergence of a sustainable, green, more ethical and just economy worldwide.  After the publication of her recent article “Money is …

Global Current Issues and Trends: February 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends:  February 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment rose by 200,000 jobs while December’s and November’s totals were revised down by 24,000.  After these revisions job gains have averaged 192,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate remains at 4.1%.  In 2016, job gains …

Book Reviews: The Clean Money Revolution And Real Impact

Jan. 26, 2018 9:18 AM ET Hazel Henderson Green Economy, Circular Economy, energy, natural resources Ethical Markets Summary Joel Solomon, pioneer of social impact, ESG investing tells all in “The Clean Money Revolution”. Morgan Simon applies social ESG investing with her millennial generation lens in “Real Impact”. For full disclosure, …