‘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.
A huge thank you! It is now four weeks since the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital brought 500 people from 35 countries together in Edinburgh. We would like to extend a huge thank [...]
The crisis of legitimacy of the political and financial systems In my view Government is not “fit for the purpose” of facilitating a transition to “Democratic Money with Environmental Values Reduce Market Failures”. I suspect the reason why “the Australian Government has led the way by setting upa Financial System Inquiry” is [...]
In 2013, we made significant progress towards increasing transparency, inclusion and responsibility in global financial-rule making. New Rules successfully convened developing country regulators and CSOs with the Financial Stability Board (FSB), strengthened engagement between civil society and the IMF, worked with partners to curb illicit [...]
December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance. Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed?
December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance. Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed? The answer depends on whose purposes we are talking about. For the banks, the Fed has served quite well. For the laboring masses whose populist movement prompted it, not [...]
Virtual Issue – Women in Leadership Enjoy FREE access to relevant research by visiting our Women in Leadership virtual issue today.* Rethinking the "think management- think male" paradigm Journal: Gender in Management: An International Journal Beyond gender role stereotypes and requisite managerial characteristics: From [...]
Dear Friends, I hope that you are all having a fruitful and peaceful Advent. A few updates today from St Paul’s Institute for your interest during this Advent and Christmas period, and we look forward to being in touch again in the new year with our big plans for 2014. Thank you to all of those who have attended recent events, the level [...]
For release: 07:00 GMT Sunday December 15, 2013 The first "E-Waste World Map" has been created by UN organizations, industry, governments, non-government and science organizations through their "Solving the E-Waste Problem (StEP)" initiative. By 2017, world volumes of end-of-life e-products is expected to be 33% higher than 2012 and [...]
Stemming the Transfer of Wealth from Main Street to Wall Street with Publicly-Owned Banks PBI Newsletter, November/December 2013 Stemming the Transfer of Wealth from Main Street to Wall Street with Publicly-Owned Banks From the Editor: As 2013 draws to a close, state, local, [...]
Dear Friends of the World Future Council, It’s time to realise the potential we have for creating a better world for all! There are solutions for halting climate change, ways to end hunger and poverty and good examples of peaceful [...]
http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/02tafta Le Monde diplomatique, English edition, December 2013 Government by big business goes supranational The corporation invasion A new treaty being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU has been specifically engineered to give companies what they want - the [...]