Book Review “A Planet to Win, Why We Need a Green New Deal”

By Kate Aronoff, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofrancos   The best guide so far to the background thinking, long term values and strategy for the Green New Deal, already supported by all Democratic candidates and over 100 members of the US House and Senate.  Good clear reading! …

“Mapping the Global Digital Revolution”, Book Review by Hazel Henderson

Book Review “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”, by Shoshana Zuboff, Public Affairs, (Jan. 2019) “Don’t Be Evil”,  by Rana Foroohar, Currency (Nov. 2019)   ©Hazel Henderson 2019 At last we are witnessing the global movements emerging with all kinds of long-awaited critiques and protests against the worldwide colonization of societies, …

“Empty Planet: An Alternative Future?”

© Hazel Henderson, 2019 While the authors of Empty Planet’s  see a population bust, the United Nations (UN) sees population growth and diminishing land, water, and food supplies in “Climate Change and Land”.  These two contrasting forecasts of humanity’s future are worth our attention. Which future do you foresee? The …

NEW BOOK! “Banking on the People: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age”

“Ethical Markets highly recommends “BANKING ON PEOPLE: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age” (2019).  We are honored that author/lawyer Ellen Brown, leading global theorist on the future of money and banking, serves on our global Advisory Board. I am personally honored to serve on her Public Banking Institute advisory group, …

Book Review: JUMP- STARTING AMERICA

“How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream” By Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson PublicAffairs (2019) Hazel Henderson ©2019 In “JUMP-STARTING AMERICA”, co-authors Jonathan Gruber (father of Romneycare and Obamacare) and former IMF chief Economist Simon Johnson kick off the 2020 presidential campaign debate! Their book identifies …

“The Age of Unproductive Capital: New Architectures of Power”

Book Review by Hazel Henderson  “The Age of Unproductive Capital: New Architectures of Power” By Ladislau Dowbor Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2019) Hazel Henderson ©2019 Pre-eminent Brazilian economist Ladislau Dowbor accounts in excellent detail how Brazil’s homegrown banks were taken over by big European and US banks as “cash cows”!  This …

Book Review: Cyber-War “What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know”

Cyber-War “What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know” “Have Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President” by Kathleen Hall Jamieson   Jamieson, pre-eminent media analyst of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania provides the clearest account so far of how the US 2016 presidential election …

Book Review: “The Future of Humanity” by Pofessor, Zhouying JIN

The Future of Humanity” by Pofessor, Zhouying JIN “Global Civilization and China’s Rejuvenation”, Intellect Bristol, UK (2018)   In this path-breaking book, Professor Zhouying JIN addresses the major choices our human family faces in this age of the Anthropocene, and the page of human agenda open before us in this …