CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012

CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012 We cordially invite you to three upcoming seminars hosted by Corporation 20/20 in conjunction with the Great Transition Initiative. Arlington Station 12:00-1:30 Tellus Institute, 11 Arlington St., Boston, MA RSVP: Kate Robinson, [email protected] , 617 266 5400 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Finance and Inequality: …

An Institutional Flaw At The Heart Of The Federal Reserve

The Baseline Scenario An Institutional Flaw At The Heart Of The Federal Reserve Posted: 14 Jun 2012 07:10 AM PDT By Simon Johnson. This is a long blog post, about 2,800 words. On the ?PBS NewsHour? in late May, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner indicated that the continued presence of Jamie …

3rd Annual Sustainable Economy Conference Press Release

Press Release: MA 3rd Annual Sustainable Economy Conference Session Spotlights How MA Can Build Bridges to a 21st Century Economy http://sustainableeconomyconference.com http://www.sustainableeconomyconference.com/sec-agenda-2012.php BOSTON – Leaders from Government, Business, Non-Profit, Academia and Community sectors will come together for the purpose of creating sustainable communities and a sustainable economy in Massachusetts. The …

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry (March 14, 2012 – New York, NY) A major new study by National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) President/CEO Cliff Rosenthal, entitled Credit Unions, Community Development Finance and the Great Recession, has been released by the Federal Reserve Bank …

National Healthy Communities Conference (2nd Annual) | Monday, November 7, 2011 | WATCH LIVE!

Healthy Communities Conference: Building Systems to Integrate Community Development and Health Monday, November 7, 2011 Co-Sponsored By: The Pew Charitable Trusts Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco As the connections between health and community development become increasingly apparent, foundations, health institutions, government, community development organizations, private …

Inequality, inequity, and the “simpleton’s god of free markets

Editor’s note — The following is a piece from a conversation between Per Kurwoski and Angus Cunningham. For background on Per Kurwoski and his perspective, watch his video “Basel’s Monstrous Regulatory Mistake. In your latest comment on an iMFdirect post, Per, you used the word “inequality”. Yet I wonder if …