Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels

Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity of Fossil Fuels Stephen Heintz, left, with Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and Steven Rockefeller on Tuesday. Hiroko Masuike / The New York Times ·        Share ·          ·          By JOHN SCHWARTZ September 21, 2014 John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. …

Money: Servant or Master?

Money: Servant or Master? Money: Servant or Master? Tuesday, 28th October 2014 – 18.30 Three speakers bring their theological, academic and practitioner perspectives to explore the ways in which we relate to money. They will discuss the extent to which this relationship needs to be changed, both by potential alterations to …

Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House

We at ethical markets congratulate InterPress Service for its uniquely valuable contribution to  global public awareness and understanding over the years .  I am proud to  be an IPS columnist ~ Hazel Henderson ,Editor Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House By Ramesh Jaura* BERLIN/ROME, Aug 2014 (IPS) – Inter …

Restoring Trust: In Markets and Politics

It’s common knowledge that human societies work most effectively and harmoniously where there are high levels of trust – in each other and our institutions.  Markets cannot operate without trust.  Wall Street is learning this as I discussed in Electronic Bulls, Bears & Pigs.  Confidence among retail investors has dropped since …

Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative

P2P Foundation” – 4 new articles Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative Free Is a Lie Towards an Equality of Contribution in the Common Good Economy Essay of the Day: Prototypes for Open Source Urbanism More Recent Articles Search P2P …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Investors Should Hold BNP Paribas Accountable-Someone Has To

  Monday, July 28, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually Inclusive       Why Tanzania Needs to be Careful with Gas Revenues    New Thomson Reuters Foundation Media Program to Investigate Illicit …

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 …

BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals

With thanks to  our Advisory Board member,  author/economist,Frank Bracho, Venezuela ‘s former ambassador to  India ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Americas BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals Russia and Brazil throw weight behind proposal to rival Western-run institutions, a day before summit in Fortaleza. Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 …

KOSMOS NEWS: Is Sharing for Sale?

MAY 27, 2014 NEWSLETTER Is Sharing for Sale? Dear Readers, Our featured author this week is Elisabet Sahtouris, an eloquent teacher of evolution biology and also a futurist. Like many of us, she senses that global transformation is underway in our hearts and minds, our communities, and slowly in our social …