P2P Foundation: Book of the Day: Rethinking Money

“P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 1.     Book of the Day: Rethinking Money 2.     Recognizing a Human Right to the Commons 3.     Video: a short intro the Aikapankki Timebank in Helsinki 4.     More Recent Articles 5.     Search P2P Foundation 6.     Prior Mailing Archive Book of the Day: Rethinking Money * …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

Ethical Markets is happy to post news from the EU “ Beyond GDP” group, since I served on its Advisory Board and Organizing Committee! ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations July 2014 newsletter Interview Quote In the spotlight In brief Agenda On …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

Dubious Positive Biases in Revised U.S. Economic Statistics

Why do most of the methodologically revised U.S. economic statistics tend to create a picture of a more positive looking economy? Do these revised statistics really give a better—or illusory—understanding of economic activity? And is it coincidental that the benefits flowing from these more positive looking statistics largely accrue to powerful elites who also have …

August 2013 Update of Current Issues on Employment in the US

US Employment Quality of Life Indicator in Context – a monthly analysis by Hazel Henderson Update: August, 2013 In July, total non-farm jobs increased by 162,000 while June’s jobs were revised down to 188,000.  May’s was revised from 195,000 to 176,000  This news from the private sector shows the recovery, even if …

Others News: IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS

   IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS Roberto Savio* Rome,  July 2013 – At the last summit of European heads of state in Brussels at the end of June, the main theme was youth unemployment, which has now reached 23% of European youth (although it …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …

LONG-TERM IMPACT OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CRISIS COULD BE FELT FOR DECADES, WARNS UN REPORT

 An estimated 73 million young people will be out of work this year, according to a new United Nations report that says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades and <“http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_212917/lang–en/index.htm“>calls for creative and wide-ranging policy solutions to address the problem.<i><“http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_212423.pdf“>Global Employment Trends for …

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 …

Obfuscation of Big CSR and Sustainability Issues

Obfuscation of Big CSR & Sustainability Issues: A Financial Services Issue, not all Business The financial sector has failed to act in a meaningful way to promote sustainability and CSR and may well ‘present the greatest block to global progress.’ But the main reason is not unconcern. Keynes was correct …