P2P Foundation: Book of the Day: Rethinking Money

“P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 1.     Book of the Day: Rethinking Money 2.     Recognizing a Human Right to the Commons 3.     Video: a short intro the Aikapankki Timebank in Helsinki 4.     More Recent Articles 5.     Search P2P Foundation 6.     Prior Mailing Archive Book of the Day: Rethinking Money * …

The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it.

https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/john-weeks/brics-bank The BRICS bank The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it. John Weeks , July 15, 2014 For many years, various officials of governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have …

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe   LONDON, 17 July 2014 – The Climate Bonds Initiative today launches its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The …

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just …

‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!’

 ‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!‘ By Bridget Boulle It’s been another ground breaking quarter for green bonds – the biggest yet with just under USD9bn issued ($8.997bn). It seems our initial estimate of $20bn for the year will be met …

Homeland Security set for next Wall St collapse

By Ellen Brown Reports are that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is engaged in a massive, covert military buildup. An article in the Associated Press in February confirmed an open purchase order by DHS for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. According to an op-ed in Forbes, that’s enough to sustain an Iraq-sized war …

Is Homeland Security Preparing for the Next Wall Street Collapse?

  Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com October 7, 2013   Reports are that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is engaged in a massive, covert military buildup. An article in the Associated Press in February confirmed an open purchase order by DHS for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. According to an op-ed …

The Finance Innovation Lab: CAMPAIGN LAB: APPLY BY 18TH SEPTEMBER

September Newsletter Welcome to our September newsletter This month we launch our community engagement programme and give you the opportunity to “Turn Up Your Voice”, Pauline interviews Lab community member Rafael Gomes, we invite you to come along to our upcoming Lab Drinks as well as sharing an exclusive event “The Business Value of Nature”. …

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya Posted on June 28, 2013 by Ellen Brown Former Peace Corps volunteer Will Ruddick and several residents of Bangladesh, Kenya, face a potential seven years in prison after developing a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty in Africa’s poorest …