Earth Policy Release – China’s Rising Soybean Consumption Reshaping Western Agriculture

China’s Rising Soybean Consumption Reshaping Western Agriculture  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights34 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight January 8, 2013 Global demand for soybeans has soared in recent decades, with China leading the race. Nearly 60 percent of all soybeans entering international trade today go to China, making it far and …

The Public Option in Banking: Another Look at the German Model

THE PUBLIC OPTION IN BANKING: ANOTHER LOOK AT THE GERMAN MODEL Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles October 11, 2011 Publicly-owned banks were instrumental in funding Germany’s “economic miracle” after the devastation of World War II. Although the German public banks have been targeted in the last decade for takedown by their private …

From the brilliant lawyer, Ellen Brown , whom we are honored to have on our Advisory Board

War – The Fiscal Stimulus of Last Resort Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles September 9, 2011 “War! Good God, ya’ll. What is it good for? Absolutely nothin’!” So went the anti-Vietnam War protest song popularized by Edwin Starr in 1970 and revived by Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s. The song echoed popular …

Ban’s Second Term: The Case for a Woman Secretary-General

Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) agrees and nominates the former President of Chile: Dr Michelle Bachelet as the next UN Secretary -General “Other News” is a personal initiative seeking to provide information that should be in the media but is not, because of commercial criteria. It welcomes contributions from …

CSR Asia Weekly: Earthquake in Japan

NOTICE Translation Support in Japan It is deeply saddened that the catastrophic earthquake in Japan and the following devastating tsunami happened last week brought much disastrous situation to Japan. CSR Asia is now providing translation support to those in need regarding the disaster. Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Japanese Please contact …

The Chinese Aren’t Coming

Good News for Reducing  Budget Deficits  Globally! – Hazel Henderson, Ed. “Other News” is a personal initiative seeking to provide information that should be in the media but is not, because of commercial criteria. It welcomes contributions from everybody. Work areas include information on global issues, north-south relations, governance of …