OTHER NEWS: Where Will The New Europe Go?

   Where Will The New Europe Go?   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, May   2014 (IPS) – “An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted” is a phrase from Arthur Miller which applies well to the European elections that have just ended. What those elections …

Video: The Mondragon Experiment – Corporate Cooperativism (1980)

Ethical Markets is happy to post this early film documenting Spain’s legendary cooperative  Mondragon enterprises.  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor   Published on Apr 19, 2012 The MONDRAGON Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Euskadi. Founded in the town of Mondragón in 1956, its origin is …

EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point

We at Ethical Markets  salute Malala  and  support the campaign for education for all children! –   Hazel Henderson, Editor Donate | Subscribe EMAGAZINE: The Global Girl Tipping Point          JULY 2013 In October 2012, the Taliban attempted to assassinate 15-year-old Pakistani girls education activist Malala Yousafzai. In response, the …

#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 …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment

Reworking Finance to Serve People and the Environment   By Silvia Giannelli FLORENCE, May 21 2013 (IPS) – The wake of the global financial crisis, as many national governments in Europe cut back on services to citizens and used public money to rescue banks, taught many people a valuable lesson. “Nowadays …

Is American Nonviolence Possible?

        Is American Nonviolence Possible?   By TODD MAY* – The New York Times The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. – Martin Luther King Jr.   We are steeped in violence.   This past week was of course a searing reminder: Monday’s bombing …