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Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets Wall Street's high-frequency trading (HFT) controversies reveal the damage it does to longer-term values essential to all markets. But reform is in the works. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson By Hazel HendersonMisgivings were raised in 2012 by Sal Arnuk and Joe Saluzzi in [...]

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of July 12

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET:  Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of July 12

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:  DebtFair, an initiative led by Occupy Museums, has just sent a letter to a number of art school deans, asking them to come up with an alternative to debt-funded, high-cost art education. The letter was partially provoked by the recent doubling in interest rates [...]

Your Inbox: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of May 2

Your Inbox: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of May 2

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:    The May Day celebrations here in NYC were full of joy!   To give you just a taste of what transpired, many Occupiers helped organize andtook part in a Free University in Cooper Square Park, outside of Cooper Union, the art school besieged by their greedy [...]

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor's Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the [...]

Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of March 6

Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of March 6

“  Bravo, Occupy  !”   - Hazel Henderson, Editor GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:     Dear Supporter, A few months ago, Occupy Wall Street offshoot Strike Debt made international headlines through its Rolling Jubilee initiative that raised more than $500,000 to purchase and [...]

UNEP FI Meeting Across from Occupy DC: Where Do Views Converge?

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Washington, DC: On a sunny October 18, 2011, at the Newseum in Washington, DC, UNEP FI kicked off the "Tipping Point" Global Roundtable at a reception sponsored by Bloomberg.  A mile away, OccupyDC, sister to Occupy Wall Street, is camped at FreedomPlaza, across the street [...]

Spot the Spin: The Fun Way To Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest

Spot the Spin: The Fun Way To Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest

By Alan F. Kay © 2007 Are you an activist for a good cause? Ready to take up arms with Occupy Wall Street? Fine! Few of us do as much as needed to really make the world a better place or to avoid it getting worse.  For many, opting out of activism comes from lack of money, energy or time.  As for "keeping democracy alive and elections [...]

COMMENT ON THE “OCCUPY WALL STREET” MOVEMENT

By Hazel Henderson © 2011 We at Ethical Markets Media have been following and reporting on this growing movement – in support of its non-violent, peaceful aim to bring true democracy and fairness to the USA. The Occupy Wall Street movement is an inevitable extension of the social networks now changing regimes in the Arab world and [...]

Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest

Chapter 13: Good Polling to Keep Democracy Alive and Elections Honest By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Sept. 29, 2004                     In Chapter 10, we saw the utility of often including authority figures in testing support for policy.  Since adequate questions tend to be [...]

Chapter 12: Historical Persistence of Public Opinion

Chapter 12: Historical Persistence of Public Opinion By Alan F. Kay, PhD © 2004, (fair use with attribution and copy to author) Sept. 10, 2004                     Public support for a government policy is persistent, meaning that it changes very slowly over the years -- unless a major event relevant to the issue occurs, [...]

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