Book Review: ‘The Value Of Everything’ By Mariana Mazzucato, Public Affairs, 2018

Hazel Henderson Summary Economist Mariana Mazzucato unveils the folkways of her profession over its history. She reveals the many unsubstantiated assumptions underlying so-called economic laws. The thesis challenges the business models of the FAANGs. Author Mariana Mazzucato is already a widely celebrated economist, winner of the Leontief Prize and many …

ARE WE LOCKING EARTH INTO A SPACE PRISON? by Hazel Henderson

NEWSROOM: Ethical Markets   In 1986 Scientific American drew attention to this visual of space junk tracked by NORAD, 7,000 spent rocket debris and the 40,000 objects with a diameter of 10 centimeters or more.  I used this visual in many of my presentations in the 1980s and in Paradigms in Progress (1991), …

Global Current Issues and Trends: December 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: December 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 155,000 in November.  After revisions, gains in September and October were 12,000 less than previously reported and the average job gains were 170,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.  In …

Book Review: “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” by Nick Silver

Hazel Henderson’s Blog | Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 AM ET Ethical Markets Please Note: Blog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors. “FINANCE, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABILITY” A review of Nick Silver’s new book, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017 Hazel Henderson© 2018 I read lots of books and review …

“LET’S TRAIN HUMANS FIRST….BEFORE WE TRAIN MACHINES” Published by 3BL Media

“Let’s Train Humans First….Before We Train Machines” Article:  3BL Media www.ethicalmarkets.com  By Hazel Henderson© 2018 Monday, December 3, 2018 – 2:05pm We humans are at the absurd stage in our technological evolution when we seem to have abandoned our common sense.  Billions are spent by governments, corporations and investors in training computer-based …

Book Review by Hazel Henderson: “BRAND ACTIVISM: NEW CRITICS OF FINANCE”

Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 28, 2018 2:58 PM ET Ethical Markets Hazel Henderson© 2018 Authors Philip Kotler, globally acclaimed “father of marketing” and Christian Sarkar in this forthcoming book, Brand Activism”, mount the strongest broadside yet by well-known insiders, on current finance and corporate business models. They unpack current corporate …

Book Review: By Hazel Henderson “HEALING EARTH”, John Todd, Author

Book Review  “HEALING EARTH” By John Todd, North Atlantic Books, USA, 2018 Hazel Henderson’s Blog Nov. 26, 2018 1:07 PM ET Curling up on a quiet Sunday to read Healing Earth was deeply pleasurable. Author and pioneer biologist/ecologist Dr. John Todd has been one of my teachers over many years, …

Global Current Issues and Trends: November 2018

Global Current Issues and Trends: November 2018 Total US nonfarm payroll employment increased by 250,000 in October.  After revisions, the average job gains were 218,000 over the past 3 months.  The national unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7%.  In 2016, job gains totaled 2.2 million compared with 2017 job gains totaling …

CADMUS: The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age

Lead article by Hazel Henderson: ARTICLE | October 31, 2018 | BY Hazel Henderson Abstract Recent evidence is marshalled concerning the impact on democracies of the global explosion of electronic platforms and digital companies, based initially on the US government- supported and now worldwide Internet. These companies, driving Wall Street …

Book Reviews: “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” and “A Finer Future”

Oct. 22, 2018 12:06 PM ET Summary Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari follows his epic best-sellers “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus” with in depth analyses and policy proposals for today’s global problems. Best-selling author L. Hunter Lovins, founder of Natural Capital Solutions and her co-contributors report to the Club of Rome …