Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking

  Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking by Edgar S. Cahn. Ph.D. Founder, Time Banking; Co-Founder, Antioch School Of Law, Washington, DC Ethical Markets Media Advisory Board Member  This paper is an exploration of the contribution that TimeBanking, a medium of exchange with its own unique characteristics can, and …

Radical Ecological Democracy: A Path Forward for India and Beyond

  July 2014 Bulletin Dear GTI Readers, This month, our publications survey the landscape of global civil society, identifying both challenges and opportunities. Burkhard Gnärig argues that international civil society organizations are wedded to a model of governance and operations out of sync with today’s challenges. They will need to …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

Supreme Court just crippled democracy

Hazel, Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Sadly, alarmingly, infuriatingly — it’s Citizens United all over again. I’ll explain a bit more below, but first I need you to do THREE things: 1. Voice your outrage that the Supreme Court has sold out …

Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

When scientists produced a report warning that the current level of climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ carbon emissions ([1] Scientific Integrity in Washington, SiS 49, [2]). That was not just a bit of political spin; …

ATP leads Danish exodus from Principles for Responsible Investment body

TODAY’S TOP STORIES ATP leads Danish exodus from Principles for Responsible Investment body Group of six pension funds cites lack of democracy, transparency at organisation WHITE PAPERS Invesco and IPE The first European Institutional Real Estate Survey conducted by IPE, covering 83 pension funds with more than €100bn in property …

Kosmos Newsletter:Creating the New Civilization for the Common Good

Kosmos Newsletter Creating the New Civilization for the Common Good  October 30, 2013 SUBSCRIBE: print or digital  Buy current issue here November 1st is the big day when Wayne, from Snyder Printer, backs up his truck to the door to deliver the new Fall-Winter 2013 issue of Kosmos Journal. It’s an exciting time for us …

Averting Another U.S. Foreign Policy Disaster

Is there a way out of the box President Obama has built for himself, while strengthening the fight against international despots? By Hazel Henderson, September 10, 2013, originally published in The Globalist So far, the public debate in the United States on what to do about Syria has been largely …

WorldBlu’s BIG News – Become a Certified Freedom-Centered Leader!

It’s been 16 years since I founded WorldBlu, and along the way we’ve launched some major game-changing initiatives such as The WorldBlu Scorecard, the world’s first quantitative tool that measures the level of organizational democracy within a company, and the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, the word’s first certification for freedom-centered …