‘Reforming Global Finance’
News, opinion, proposals for reforming finance at global and national levels. Tracks new laws to curb speculative finance, transaction taxes and how financiers caused the collapse of 2008-9. News on monetary-systems reform of the Federal Reserve, IMF, World Bank, BIS and central banks.
November 2012 The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way. Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate [...]
June 27, 2012 © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth. A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and belief systems are [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.
Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street's [...]
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world’s biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it. According to an SEIU report: Derivatives . . . have turned into a windfall for banks and a [...]
Better Markets: Smoking Gun Catches the SEC in a Lie: It’s Time for the SEC to Disclose its Secret Settlement Collusion with Wall Street.
Financial Reform Newsletter April 11, 2014 Smoking Gun Catches the SEC in a Lie: It's Time for the SEC to Disclose its Secret Settlement Collusion with Wall Street. Two separate reports this week have scratched the surface of what could soon be a full-blown [...]
Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Apr 2014 (IPS) - The 132-member Group of 77, the largest single coalition of developing nations, has urged Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to provide, “as soon as possible…alternative options for banking services” [...]
James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – The business-as-usual world of today shows symptoms of “madness”
James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 - April 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm. CONTENTS A New Website Item 1. Introduction 2. Work - In Industrial Civilisation and After 3. Corporations Must Experience Austerity 4. Glimpses of a Possible Future 5. Money: Signs of Progress 6. More [...]
Conference Series on Finding Ethical Alpha Building Task Force to Set the Course for Future Alternative investments PURPOSE Guide world’s significant asset allocators to embrace long-term value investing across all asset classes. Not another effort to [...]
What has not been known, until now, is whether those jobs are any good? Based on the seminal study published by the FIELD/aspen institute which used in-depth interviews of the employees of Accion East microbusinesses, the resounding answer to the question is ‘yes’! In summary, the report highlights that 1) employment by microbusinesses [...]