By Prof. Walden Bello, NYU “Democracy and Charisma: A Dangerous Liaison”

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this ground-breaking article “Democracy and Charisma: A Dangerous Liaison“, by Prof. Walden Bello, former  parliamentarian, member of our global Advisory Board and longtime colleague currently at New York University.   Prof. Bello looks at his homeland, the Philippines and at recent events in  India, and how their authoritarian leaders …

“Steering Our Powers of Persuasion Toward Our Human Future”

  © Hazel Henderson 2019 The 18th century enclosure of our planet’s common natural resources that fueled the rise of capitalism began in Britain and was described by Karl Polanyi in the Great Transformation (1946).   I explored in depth all the issues of human development and our positive opportunities for …

Financially Advantageous Approaches To Sustain The Ecosystem

“We publish this article by NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell, outlining the most succinct ways of accelerating the global shift from fossilized industrial sectors to fully-competitive,renewable, highly-energy-efficient circular economies and avoiding trillions of unnecessary costs.  We also recommend the six television programs with  Bushnell in our series distributed to business …

Financially Advantageous Approaches to Sustain the Ecosystem

Financially Advantageous Approaches To Sustain The Ecosystem Dennis M. Bushnell, NASA Langley Research Center Introduction   Humans are shorter term in their approach to problems and solution spaces. For evolutionary, gradual changes/issues with less than major impacts in the longer term, such a tactical approach is/has been successful. Abetting such …

“MARKETS’ GROWING PROBLEM TWINS: ADVERTISING and TRADING“

©2019 Hazel Henderson Markets are ubiquitous in all human societies.  Since earliest times, when they were conducted using shells, wampum, cattle, or in rituals and potlatches, markets evolved using metal coins, silver and gold, then paper, government-issued fiat and now morphing into today’s crypto currencies.  Today, two familiar offspring of markets: advertising and trading have …

Charting a New Course for Impact Investing: The Emerging New Paradigm of Living Systems for Capital Markets

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this reframing of the global issues surrounding mainstream finance and its inability to move beyond its anthropocentric, theoretical models derived from obsolete textbooks, now encoded in ETFs, the millions of indices, benchmarks, algorithms and theme-based portfolios. We refer to these kinds of “theory-induced blindness,” identified as …

Multilateralism: a testimony

Multilateralism: a testimony Joint Opinion Editorial By Ambassador Idriss Jazairy and Roberto Savio For over 70 years, the UN system has been perceived as the guardian of peace and development in the world. However, multilateralism today is undeniably under strain. The effectiveness of global institutions and of global policymaking is …

THE POLITICS OF CONNECTIVITY

  THE POLITICS OF CONNECTIVITY by Hazel Henderson ©2019 ABSTRACT:  An exploration of humanity’s evolution from our earliest expansion out of Africa to today’s colonization of planet Earth. Traces how humanity’s success was predominantly based on our ability to bond, communicate, share and cooperate in ever larger organizational forms. Competition …