GEN International Newsletter June 2014 – Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty Dear Friends of the Global Ecovillage Network! The agro-industry, coupled with rising food prices and food speculation, directly contributes to the current global ecological and economical crises. Currently, 800 million people in our world do not have enough to eat, …

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’   Julian Borger – The Guardian.com   Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian …

Intrabond Capital Newletter GOVERNANCE MATTERS     Latest Board Bona Fide® Director  We are pleased to share Dotty Hayes has joined the board of The Vantagepoint Funds, an SEC- registered mutual fund sponsored by ICMA-RC, which specializes in retirement savings plans for state and municipal employees. The Vantagepoint Funds have $13billion in …

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy   Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 7, 2013   Default on the public debt, nationalization of the banks, and a citizen dividend could actually save the Italian economy.   Comedian Beppe Grillo was surprised himself when his Five Star Movement got 8.7 …

Transforming Economics Into True Wealth

November 2012  The statement on TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES INTO TRUE WEALTH is an invitation to fully engage in the planetary whole-system shift now under way.  Many SRI investment professionals recognize our human responsibility for the many breakdowns in our societies and enfolding ecosystems resulting from our limited consciousness: climate change, hunger, …

First Peoples Worldwide to Weigh in on “The Doctrine of Discovery”

MEDIA ADVISORY First Peoples Worldwide to Weigh in on “The Doctrine of Discovery” UN Session on Indigenous Issues Will Tackle Food Sovereignty and the Right to Redress First Peoples Worldwide Founder and President Rebecca Adamson will co-host a workshop at the upcoming eleventh annual session of the UN Permanent Forum …

Revised UN Convention Seeks To Encourage Investment, Combat Corporate Tax Evasion

REVISED UN CONVENTION SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT, COMBAT CORPORATE TAX EVASION New York, Mar 14 2012 6:05PM The United Nations announced today that it has updated a set of guidelines to prevent double taxation between countries, as well as to avoid tax evasion, which costs countries $3.1 trillion every year. …