UN Officials Urge Measures to Boost the World’s Flagging Economy

“This conventional “inside the economics box” view , with few new ideas, shows how much further the economics profession needs to go to improve its understanding of today’s true global situation. Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-chief” UN OFFICIALS URGE MEASURES TO BOOST THE WORLD’S FLAGGING ECONOMY New York, Feb 7 2012 6:05PM …

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns Ellen Brown November 28, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “To some people, the European Central Bank seems like a fire department that is letting the house burn down to teach the children not to play with matches.” So wrote Jack Ewing in the New York Times last …

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market

Carbon recovers, but it’s ‘tin-hat time’ for skittish market Europe’s carbon market has recovered from its precipitate fall on Friday – exacerbated, traders believe, by ‘stop-loss’ triggers being hit – but watchers expect to see more volatility, with risks of a further decline in prices. More >>> £7bn windfall for …

The Financial Road to Serfdom

The Financial Road to Serfdom by Michael Hudson Information Clearing House http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28319.htm June 13, 2011 How Bankers are using the Debt Crisis to Roll Back the Progressive Era Financial strategists do not intend to let today’s debt crisis go to waste. Foreclosure time has arrived. That means revolution – or …

World’s Wealthiest Richer than Before Credit Crunch!

hat tip to Barry Ritholtz! World Wealth Report reveals soaring numbers of rich individuals in Asia Pacific region – but slower growth in Britain We are not all in this together. The UK economy is flat, the US is weak and the Greek debt crisis, according to some commentators, is …

Report on Economic Responsibility 3.0

A publication from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 23 Jun 2011 09:27 AM PDT “Economic Responsibility 3.0? An Update on General ESG Responsibility The financial, economic, and debt crisis, the nuclear catastrophe in Japan, and the crisis in the Arab region highlight the fact that we need to demand comprehensive global …