Today’s Stories from GFI: Heads of UN, World Bank, WHO explicitly reference Illicit Financial Flows as Part of Develeopment Solutions

  July 13, 2015 Latest GFI Blogs GFI Engages, Second Quarter 2015 Norway Latest Country to Adopt Public Registry of Beneficial Ownership Illicit Flows in the Poorest of Places What’s Going to Happen to the FIFA Forfeiture Money? Can FIFA Victims Sue for Damages? FIFA: The Bribery Case with No …

Future of Cities – Surge in Emerging Markets

We at Ethical Markets are wary of too much reliance on algorithms , unless frequently monitored and updated by  humans !  For example, the takeover of Wall Street by algorithms and high-frequency trading led to  the recent “ flash crashes” . Such  future events are  predicted by me and others …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Africa Leaders Summit: America’s Dirty Little Secret

  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle

Ethical Markets agrees with  Britain’s The Telegraph , as we also showin our 2014  GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD (r), Hazel Henderson, Editor A momentous article in theTelegraph<http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/ 10957292/Fossil-industry-is-the-subprime-danger-of-this-cycle.html> thismorning, in case you missed it. In brief: fossil-fuels are the newsub-prime, heading for mass stranding, billions will be wasted; meanwhile asolar revolution …

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets Wall Street’s high-frequency trading (HFT) controversies reveal the damage it does to longer-term values essential to all markets. But reform is in the works. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson By Hazel HendersonMisgivings were raised in 2012 by Sal Arnuk and Joe Saluzzi …

It’s Back! The FTC Newsletter: January-March 2014

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington Dear friends,   After a year-long hiatus, the Financial Transparency Coalition’s (formerly the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development) newsletter is back! In our newsletter you will find updates on our organization, policy work, press, resources, and upcoming events.   …

China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Harper Govt Makes Moves to Silence Canada’s Leading Environmental Groups In both the United States and Canada, pipelines and President Obama has encouraged tar sands policies. Read more.   China’s Plan to Clean Up Air …

A Rebuttal To President Obamas State of the Union Address From The President of The National Green Energy Council

  January 29, 2014     Dear President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Members of Congress, Please accept this message as the rebuttal of the green technology industry to yesterday’s State of The Union Address and the Republican rebuttal.   Mr. President,   Thank you for being a true leader and …

Pandora’s Atomic Box Score, by HarveyW (at Ecowatch.com )

The first prophetic sign to follow CNN’s irrelevant Pandora’s Promise is this: the Dallas-based Luminant Power Company has cancelled two mammoth reactors. Pandora’s box score for atomic America 2013 is five announced early reactor closures, nine project cancellations and six ditched uprates. Today, 100 U.S. reactors operate where 1,000 were once promised. …