Today’s Stories from GFI: Heads of UN, World Bank, WHO explicitly reference Illicit Financial Flows as Part of Develeopment Solutions

  July 13, 2015 Latest GFI Blogs GFI Engages, Second Quarter 2015 Norway Latest Country to Adopt Public Registry of Beneficial Ownership Illicit Flows in the Poorest of Places What’s Going to Happen to the FIFA Forfeiture Money? Can FIFA Victims Sue for Damages? FIFA: The Bribery Case with No …

Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings:

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

What a win-win on unburnable carbon looks like

The recent IPCC report is clear: We need a dramatic change in the design of the global economy to avoid climate catastrophe and we need it now. The International Energy Agency estimates that to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of atmospheric warming, the global economy will have to avert emitting the carbon …

Enough Is Enough: Fraud-ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option

Enough Is Enough: Fraud-ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option Posted on January 29, 2014 by Ellen Brown “Epic in scale, unprecedented in world history.” That is how William K. Black, professor of law and economics and former bank fraud investigator, describes the frauds in which JPMorgan Chase (JPM) has now been implicated. They involve more …

Climate regulations could cost fossil-fuel firms trillions. Should they be worried? By Brad Plumer, Published: October 25 at 1:17 pmE-mail the writer If the world ever got serious about addressing climate change, fossil-fuel companies could stand to lose billions of dollars — maybe trillions. These firms all have large reserves …

greentechmedia: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth

LATEST NEWS: To Hell With the Gov’t Shutdown, Let’s Create Some Cleantech Wealth  Stephen Lacey – October 3, 2013 The Energy Gang explores how to leverage trillions of dollars in clean energy investment. EDF Experts on Fracking-Methane Study: 5 Key Takeaways  Breaking Energy, Conway Irwin – October 3, 2013 A …

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers Robert Scheer – Huffington Post The idea that Barack Obama would still consider appointing Lawrence Summers to head the Federal Reserve rather than order an investigation into this former White House official’s Wall Street payments, reported Friday by the Wall Street Journal, mocks the president’s …