You Can’t Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot

One thing to be said for the women now heading the Federal Reserve and the IMF: compared to some of their predecessors, they are refreshingly honest. The Wall Street Journal reported on July 2nd: Two of the world’s most powerful women of finance sat down for a lengthy discussion Wednesday on the …

Fighting Wall Street in the rulemaking process to protect Main Street.

  Financial Reform Newsletter April 3, 2014 Fighting Wall Street in the rulemaking process to protect Main Street. A funny thing happened on the way to preventing another financial crash and more wall street bailouts.  It’s called the rulemaking process, which is required to implement much of the financial reform law …

Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

“We at ethical markets are excited to help promote this important initiative from UNEP-FI.”  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System Policy Innovations for a Green Economy   The Inquiry will catalyze actions to enable the financial system to support the transition towards an …

Adair Turner: Reforming Global Finance — Announcing Ford Foundation Editorial Project

We at Ethical Markets Media applaud The Globalist  and offer our help in this new initiative.   Hazel Henderson, Editor The Globalist’s “Reforming Global Finance” Series We are pleased to announce the launch of our Reforming Global Finance series. This series will present essays and analyses by experts in the …

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 …

The European Stabilization Mechanism, Or How the Goldman Vampire Squid Just Captured Europe

The European Stabilization Mechanism, Or How the Goldman Vampire Squid Just Captured Europe Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles April 18, 2012 The Goldman Sachs coup that failed in America has nearly succeeded in Europe—a permanent, irrevocable, unchallengeable bailout for the banks underwritten by the taxpayers. In September 2008, Henry Paulson, former CEO …

New issue of newsletter on EU financial reform

Editorial: The failure of financial reforms through undemocratic means Just before the G-20 Summit on 3-4 November 2011 in Cannes, the global financial system was once again at a state of crisis. Serious and escalating problems are coming from the Eurozone and European banks that own bonds from heavily indebted …

Global leaders point way to economic recovery at UN summit

Global leaders point way to economic recovery at UN summit   Gordon Brown, Mary Robinson and 20 CEOs call for sustainable financial sector reform Washington D.C., 20 October 2011 — With economic recovery topping the United States and global political agenda, a group of CEOs, major investors and bankers together with …

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change

World’s largest investors, worth $20 trillion step up call for urgent policy action on climate change   Call coincides with landmark Washington D.C. Global Roundtable on financial stability and sustainability   Geneva/London/New York/Melbourne, 19 October 2011 – Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors today urged …