China Eyes Global Aviation With Avaolon Bid

                                                     DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                        August 12, 2014 China Eyes Global Aviation With Avaolon Bid After a failed bid at buying the world’s largest aircraft leasing company last year, China appears to be gearing up for a second attempt to enter the lucrative space with plans to bid for European giant …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

      SmartPlanet Weekly May 24, 2013 A weekly review of the best stories, one from each department, delivered every Friday.   From the Desk of … Will the U.S. student loan debt crisis negate recent economic gains? – Aly Windsor, News Editor       The Bulletin Is the …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Cyprus to be Audited

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 How Well Do We Know Our Banks? Video: Inside Story – Tax Avoidance: Legality vs. Morality Russia’s Threat from Within: a Comment on Illicit Financial Flows TJN-Africa Director: Yes, Taxation Can Be a Good Thing for Developing Countries Voice of America Investigates Global Corruption, Features Work …

One Plan to Solve the Euro Zone’s Debt and Energy Crises

European Monetary Union (euro zone) has been front-and-center in the media again of late as sovereign and banking sector debt problems persist. Following in the footsteps of Greece, Ireland and Portgual, Spain this weekend became the latest euro zone “periphery” member to seek EU aid as it seeks to shore up banks …

Icelandic Anger Brings Debt Forgiveness in Best Recovery Story

Hat tip to our colleague Paul H. Ray! The population of Iceland did not bail out their rapacious banks and financial pirates and lo and behold, Iceland is back on track — in contrast to Greece whose leaders have capitulated. There is a lesson in here, both for the Greeks …

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly Than Expected In 2011 Brigid Fitzgerald Reading www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C53/economy_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 16, 2012 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Given the way the world now does business, economic growth …