The Core Mission of Crowdfinance

Let’s talk Reg A+, liquidity, data bubbles & the heart of crowdfinance The Core Mission of Crowdfinance March 10, 2015 By Dara Albright I spend many waking hours advocating for crowdfinance and preaching about the economic repercussions of an unjust financial system that inhibits entrepreneurs from procuring growth capital and …

Marine industries at risk on both coasts as oceans acidify

Subject: Wishful Thinking – Methane plumes & Ocean Acidification   More precursors/signals:   1.  Methane plumes from the arctic.  This precursor event has a high probability of rapidly accelerating the timeframes for climate change impacts and increasing them to much more devastating levels. 2.  Oysters shells dissolving on both coasts …

NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

OTHER NEWS: New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus

New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Nov  2013 (Columnist Service) – It is time to move the global policy debate beyond the binary options of “austerity” versus “stimulus.” Both these macroeconomic policies have caused untold harm to millions and produced dangerous policy …

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles By Hazel Henderson In this column, Hazel Henderson, a futurist and economic iconoclast who is the president of Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) and creator of the Green Transition Scoreboard, writes that economism must be defrocked as obsolete and a failed ideology. ST. …

Deal-round up: UK interest bubbles during week of talks PREMIUM

30 April 2012 Deal News Deal-round up: UK interest bubbles during week of talks PREMIUM Vestas confirms 90MW Ukraine order UK’s Crown Estate awards new marine test leases LDA wins wind farm design deal from Vattenfall GE wins Chilean landfill gas-to-energy contract Abengoa leads two solar thermal research projects Fuji …

May Day Statement–Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery

Governments must act for a sustainable and equitable recovery It is more than five years since the financial crisis hit, followed rapidly by a larger economic crisis. This economic earthquake exposed the dangers of financialisation; of having the real economy subservient to finance; and of two decades of growing inequality. …