‘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.
Serving the Underserved: Building Alternative Financial Services in Low-Income Communities When: April 15, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Where: Westerfield Conference Center | 1800 S. Acadian Thruway Baton Rouge, LA Cost: $45 per [...]
We at Ethical Markets applaud this innovative financial initiative and will be reporting on future progress . Thanks to our Advisory Board member Linda Crompton and Laurie Spengler for alerting us ! Hazel Henderson, [...]
Ethical Markets applauds this ECO-BUSINESS publication based in Singapore for enriching our understanding of the progress on achieving the circular economy worldwide .We are happy to see they quote several of our global Advisory Board members : Bill McDonough and Michael Braungart , Gunter Pauli , as well as my friend [...]
" I have long supported Louis and Patricia Kelso's ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly. We thank the Kelso Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST, Hazel Henderson, Editor" A Humanist [...]
Environmental Audit - Ninth Report Environmental risks of the Trans-Altantic Trade & Investment Partnership Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 March 2015. LINK
Environmental Audit Committee publishes its report on the environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership (TTIP) Report: Environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership Report: Environmental risks of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment partnership (PDF) Inquiry: [...]
The ECB’s Noose Around Greece: How Central Banks Harness Governments by Ellen Brown Remember when the infamous Goldman Sachs delivered a thinly-veiled threat to the Greek Parliament in December, warning them to elect a pro-austerity prime minister or risk having central bank liquidity cut off to their banks? (See January 6th post here.) It [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter: Might there be accountability of a senior executive at a “too big to fail” bank?
Financial Reform Newsletter March 13, 2015 Might there be accountability of a senior executive at a "too big to fail" bank? First, let's remember that "too big to fail" is shorthand for too big, too complex, too opaque, too leveraged, too interconnected, [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter March 04, 2015 President & CEO Dennis Kelleher talking with European Commissioner Jonathan Hill Ambassador of the EU to the US David [...]
How the financial system drains the Brazilian economy: overview Ladislau Dowbor 1 March 2015 The numbers are quite clear. In Brazil, credit represents about 60% of GDP. Therefore, it is important to understand the origin and destination of this mass of resources. The different parts of the system are well known, what we have done [...]