Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously …

Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014

Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014 We invite you to join us in NYC on October 16 for Wall Street’s second annual Crowdfinance Conference.  Our stellar lineup of speakers features financial veterans as well as legal experts and representatives from the top companies covering the vast scope of the emerging crowdfinance industry. …

SUMMARY OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) CONFERENCE ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE

The World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 27-29 August 2014. It was attended by 360 participants, including health and environment ministers of WHO member states, senior civil servants, technical experts, UN agencies, NGOs, chief executives from health authorities …

UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

From Visby to Bisbee

Newsletter – July, 2014 From Visby to Bisbee Website improvements, slide shows, and videos My upcoming events Ecuador leading the way toward a “Commons Economy” Kalikalos Summer School/Vacation. Bitcoin—the currency and the technology J. W. Smith and the Institute for Cooperative Capitalism Worldwide More lessons in global economics, finance, and …

A Germany That Bets Big — BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

  July 15, 2014 Richter Scale A Germany That Bets Big Five unconventional moves that made Germany the 2014 World Cup champions. By Stephan Richter EconoMatters BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus The BRICS countries set out to overcome Western domination and the legacy of the “Washington Consensus.” By Kevin P. …