AVAAZ is on fire

“Ethical Markets congratulates AVAAZ on its global campaigning for issues that we also do our part to support, including fixing Facebook and other social media platforms, see my forthcoming “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age”  in CADMUS, the journal of the World Academy of Art & Science, …

*New Report* from Cornerstone Capital Group: The Data Privacy Puzzle

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this report, the best so far, on how to assess corporate business models for their level of dependency on users’ data and how they are responding to the new challenges including the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  A must read for ethical investors.  See …

Prosperity and Wellbeing: Beyond GDP

Description: In this program Hazel Henderson explores with Dr. Monica Sharma, author of Radical Transformational Leadership (2018). How the worship of money and the fetishism of measuring national progress by GDP-growth can be clarified. Now that 195 nations have agreed on the new scorecard, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) progress …

Empowering Our Personal and Professional Journeys

Description:  In this program Hazel Henderson explores with Dr. Monica Sharma, author of Radical Transformational Leadership (2018) her personal story growing up in India. How she practiced medicine there and grew to understand the importance for human health of looking at her patients’ life circumstances and their environments. Dr. Sharma …

Should platforms be regulated? A new survey says yes.

“Ethical Markets agrees with this survey of public opinion by the Knight Foundation finding that 79% of Americans agree that social media platforms should be regulated like the news media they are.  The European Union’s General data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a good start. We also  highly recommend two books:  …

Scott Galloway on Infowars

“Ethical Markets is happy to see the debate on Antisocial Media is heating up as seen on this video by CNBC” ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Scott Galloway on Infowars L2’s founder confronts Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s refusal to remove Alex Jones content.  

DealBook Briefing: Google in China Is No Done Deal

Good Thursday morning. Aly Song/Reuters The huge ‘ifs’ about Google in China Yesterday, the Intercept reported that Google was planning a new search tool there. The Information quickly followed with reports of a news-aggregation app.But people with knowledge of Google’s work warned Li Yuan and Daisuke Wakabayashi of the NYT …

Senate Intelligence Committee hold hearing-Social Media Foreign Influence

“These hearings before the US Senate, 8/1/18, on reforming social media platforms, needed government oversight on foreign propaganda and  information warfare are essential to comprehend the extent of attacks from Russia,  as well as other autocratic states weaponizing these social media sites.  Facebook‘s latest announcement  that it deleted 290,000 robot …