The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks

The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks Posted on August 5, 2013 by Ellen Brown The Detroit bankruptcy is looking suspiciously like the bail-in template originated by the G20’s Financial Stability Board in 2011, which exploded on the scene in Cyprus in 2013 and is now becoming the model globally. In Cyprus, …

World’s Power Must Act Urgently as Global Joblessness grows – UN Labour Chief

WORLD’S POWERS MUST ACT URGENTLY AS GLOBAL JOBLESSNESS GROWS – UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 11 2012 2:05PM Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to 207 million, three million more than previously estimated, the United Nations labour agency today called on the world’s major …

Call to the G20 in preparation for the Mexico Summit, June 18-19, 2012 & the UN RIO+20 Earth Summit, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, June 20-22, 2012

We at Ethical Markets Media  agree with this Statement  and, as a Member of the Worldshift Council and a signatory, I was happy to help in drafting it. – Hazel Henderson, Editor The current global financial system is fundamentally dis-eased. Despite the wake-up call of 2007/8 it remains essentially unreformed …

Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies

OECD Green Growth Newsletter: March 2012 Issue Twelve Contents The road to Rio+20 Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies Green growth in action: Czech Republic Recent event: Green cities The G20 on green growth Green growth: Making it happen Recent publications March/April key events The OECD Green Growth Newsletter keeps OECD …

WRI Names Andrew Steer as New President

Ethical Markets congratulates WRI on it 30th Anniversary and the appointment of Dr.Andrew Steer, Hazel Henderson, Editor WRI Names Andrew Steer as New President Andrew Steer Andrew Steer (World Resources Institute) As an important friend of the World Resources Institute, and I am pleased to share exciting news with you …

G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2011 G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty More Needs to Be Done to Implement Automatic Exchange of Tax Information-GFI Summit Declaration Calls for More Work to Prevent Abuse of Corporate Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) …

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever The upcoming summit must take account of the public’s psychological dimensions if it is going to transform climate change cynics into champions of sustainable living George Bernard Shaw saw the world as divided into two sorts of people. Those who looked …

2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 From the Task Force Blog: 2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative Launch Of The 2011 Financial Secrecy Index It’s Time For The UK To Act On Its Tax Havens Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Crowd MEPs Say …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 106/250511 G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs Brussels, 25 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): This week’s G8 Summit of World Leaders must deliver leadership to end the global jobs crisis, according to the world’s trade unions. Over 30 million people who lost their jobs …