ENB Vol. 23 No. 12 – 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development – Issue #3

      Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 23 Number 12 | Wednesday, 15 July 2015     FfD3 Highlights Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia     Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at: http://www.iisd.ca/ffd/ffd3/     On the second day …

A Humanist Economics

”  I have long supported  Louis and Patricia Kelso’s  ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly.   We thank the Kelso  Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST,  Hazel Henderson, Editor”     A …

THE FUTURIST: Teaching and Learning about the Future

  August 2014 • Special The September-October 2014 issue of THE FUTURIST is out now, featuring a special report on Futures Education. Members and subscribers should soon be receiving their copies, and may log on at wfs.org for digital access. Here’s an overview of what’s inside the current issue: Futures …

Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil

  Friday, August 8, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

James Robertson Newsletter: Growing Support For Monetary Reform

James Robertson Newsletter No. 47 – May 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS Editorial 1. Growing Support For Monetary Reform 2. A Possible Tipping Point From Scotland 3. Growing Inequality – Thomas Piketty’s Book 4. Practical Achievement And Far-Sighted Analysis 5. Liberation Of Work, …

Your invitation to ‘Schumacher College: A Think Tank for Hope’

Your invitation to ‘Schumacher College: A Think Tank for Hope’ An invitation from Satish Kumar, Founder and Visiting Fellow and Jon Rae, Head of Schumacher College We are writing to invite you to a very special event for Schumacher College in London and we very much hope that you will …

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just …

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 …