Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

Ethical Markets welcomes this  initiative and the launch of JUST Capital on September 24th !  Hazel Henderson,Editor Famed investor Paul Tudor Jones believes that we’re headed for trouble if we don’t shrink the wealth gap. His solution? Pressure companies to be more just.  http://for.tn/1K4aVkD Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager …

Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might

ISIS Report 28/07/14SiS ReviewEquality is Good for You########################RG Wilkinson and KE Pickett. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better forEveryone. Penguin Books.  Pp 349 £9.99. ISBN 978-0-141-03236-8.Prof Peter Saunders:  Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might. It seems obvious that the way to improve the lot of most people in a …

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE

IT’S NOT JUST GEORGE SOROS ANYMORE By Chrystia Freeland* Earlier this year, the most reliable way for a billionaire to make the headlines was to compare suggested tax increases to Nazi Germany. Lately, though, the more interesting shift in the politics of the plutocracy has been more genteel. There will …

FUTURIST UPDATE: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought

April 2014 • Volume 15, No. 4 In this issue: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Planet-Hunting Astronomers Get Help from a Robot A “Green” Solution to High Drug Prices WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What’s Hot in The Futurist magazine Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Air pollution …

Bretton Woods Bulletin February 2014 :

  February 2014       Please find below the highlights of the Bretton Woods Bulletin February 2014, including: A Comment piece on the World Bank’s mechanisms by Andrea Rodriguez Osuna and Astrid Puentes; An At Issue briefing on the new brics bank by Sameer Dossani; A Guest Analysis piece on the IFC’s much-criticised investment in Tata’s Assam …

Politics: Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

  Politics Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT More than two dozen major American corporations are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing divisions between the Republican Party and its business supporters. Democrats’ Latest Campaign for Health Care Law Begins By …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Russia’s offshore cash switches seas in search of a new tax haven

  Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in Asia Taxcast Episode 19: July 2013 Looking Forward: Poverty in 2015 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Communique Released Clips Tax …

Global Financial Integrity: Income Inequality, Wealth, And Illicit Financial Flows In Asia

Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy?

  March 29, 2013   The daily online magazine on the global economy, politics, culture and history   Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy? Uri Dadush, Kemal Dervis, Sarah P. Milsom and Bennett Stancil | Income inequality is doing a lot more damage than just fraying the political culture. Argentina: …