Just Out! Carnegie Council Journal, Ethics & International Affairs, Spring 2014

    Presenting Ethics & International Affairs Spring 2014 Issue   March 26, 2014     Dear Friend, Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to announce the publication of its spring 2014 issue. The entire issue is free online for a limited time! This issue features a policy brief by Michael W. …

The Green Economy Barometer

We at ethical markets are members of the Green Economy Coalition and are happy to  present this new Green Economy Barometer which complements our own Green Transition Scoreboard® , which measures private investments worldwide since 2007,  Hazel Henderson, editor Dear friends,   How are governments, north and south, responding to …

Communities Co-Evolving Toward Resilience

Communities Co-Evolving Toward Resilience By Greg Wendt, CFP, Stakeholders Capital; founder, Green Economy Think Tank “The road from here to sustainable, resilient cities and regions is hardly a straight one — there’s no one-size-fits-all recipe for success. Infrastructure, politics and finances — not to mention the uniqueness of resources, geography …

Video: Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough lays out a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of economic growth—an economy where the goal is enough, not more. Based on the best-selling book by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill, the film explores specific strategies to fix the financial system, reduce inequality, create jobs, …

Other News: FACING UP TO INEQUALITY: NEW APPROACHES BEYOND ECONOMISM

FACING UP TO INEQUALITY: NEW APPROACHES BEYOND ECONOMISM Hazel Henderson* Grim recent studies reveal the shocking increase in inequality globally, both between and within countries. Anti-poverty economic policies since World War II have done little, except for their notable success in China. Worldwide, the share of nations’ productivity increases going …

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLineClimate change is putting jobs at risk – governments must actBrussels,9 November 2014(ITUC OnLine): With a new round of the UnitedNations climate negotiations starting this monday in Warsaw, Poland, thelabour movement expressed its concerns on the impacts a low ambition climatedeal would mean for jobs globally.“Science is …

PositiveMoney: The Gap Between the Rich and the Rest of Us

  The gap between the very richest and the rest of us has increased continuously over the last thirty years. Did you know that top 10% of population earns on average 6 times more than the bottom 90%? Many factors contribute to this growing gap, but one of the most significant is least understood: the …

OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …

Survival of the … Nicest?

The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious. –Martin Luther King, Jr.   Survival of the … Nicest? –by Eric Michael Johnson, syndicated from Yes Magazine, Jul 15, 2013 A century ago, industrialists like Andrew Carnegie believed that Darwin’s theories justified an economy of vicious competition and inequality. They …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …