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 …

Pandora’s Atomic Box Score, by HarveyW (at Ecowatch.com )

The first prophetic sign to follow CNN’s irrelevant Pandora’s Promise is this: the Dallas-based Luminant Power Company has cancelled two mammoth reactors. Pandora’s box score for atomic America 2013 is five announced early reactor closures, nine project cancellations and six ditched uprates. Today, 100 U.S. reactors operate where 1,000 were once promised. …

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 …