Review Of ‘The Second Machine Age’

Summary Hazel Henderson’s perspective on the recently published book, ‘The Second Machine Age’ by Erik Byrynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, authors of Race Against the Machine. Explores the role of digitization in finance, economics and the economy. Lauds authors’ break from traditional “economism” while questioning their faith in silicon valley. Erik …

Toward a New Money Reality and a Quantum Economy – A Visionary Look at How Money and The Economy Can Become Connecting Forces for a New World – By Laurie Hyland

  Toward a New Money Reality and a Quantum Economy – A Visionary Look at How Money and The Economy Can Become Connecting Forces for a New World. Email: [email protected] Laurie Hyland, a financial advisor soon to give a finance course for The Shift Network and already working with Barbara Marx Hubbard, …

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS

PRICE DISCOVERY, MARKET COMPLETION AND OTHER FANTASIES OF ECONOMISTS By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for IPS Syndication Service While debating a high frequency trader (HFT) recently, I encountered the familiar rationalizations that HFT contributes to liquidity and price discovery in markets.  Assertions about liquidity are hard to justify after the …

naked capitalism : Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices

naked capitalism Links 6/5/13  Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices Bill Black: Great Moments in Nobel Prize History – 2007 Winner Pumps for Plutocracy, Billionaire CEOs     Sasha Breger: How Commodities Hoarding Distorts Food Prices Posted: 05 Jun 2013 01:55 AM PDT By Sasha Breger, a lecturer at …

What’s ecosapien doing today?

Headline from Future Earth-on-the-Mend What’s ecosapien doing today? Ecosapien’s wind/photon/PV electric sailing/delivering food on recombinant hybrid (ecosapien +) bikecycle/triwheel (local/regional mfg. processes passing full ecological audit) produce truck powered by: 1) ecosapien (powered by local org food); 2) flexible PV panel sails (arranged to catch wind if in good pushing …

3 New Loans, Moving Your Money, and America’s Best Brownies!

Inspiration from Bank Transfer Day November 5 was Bank Transfer Day, an initiative asking motivated individuals to move their funds from large commercial banks to community banks and credit unions. We’re excited to see a grassroots movement like this, reaching tens of thousands of people (over 70,000 people posted on …