Global Marshall Plan News 1/2009

Voices on Gaza Peace initiatives and interviews by Global Marshall Plan supporters Updates on the Financial Crises Papers and views of the Initiative’s supporters World Economic and Social Survey Overcoming Economic Insecurity The Global Water Commons Maude Barlow on the Right to Water Trees for Climate Justice Prince Albert II …

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ARCHITECTURE: TWO PROPOSALS

Memorandum by Mr James Robertson, January 2009 ——— I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. This evidence is on the Committee’s point 1.8, amended as follows: “Possible improvements to the architecture of (national and) international financial regulation, and maintenance of (national and) global financial stability”. It affects other points too, as will be …

Reforms for New Roles of the IMF?

The IMF post G-20 Summit Jo Marie Griesgraber New Rules for Global Finance Coalition November 1, 2008 Writing about the current and future role(s) for the International Monetary Fund before and after the G-20 Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy is like trying to capture a desert river …

Diagnosing the Economic Body Politic

January 9, 2009 By Hazel Henderson © 2009 SYNDICATED DISTRIBUTION TO 200 CLIENTS IN ASIA, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA AND AFRICA. For information on subscribing to IPS Columnist Service, Rome, contact Pablo Piacentini at [email protected], fax 39-06-4817877, or his assistant Francesca Buffo at [email protected] For permission to syndicate or reprint contact: …

Taming finance By Ann Pettifor, 28 November 2008

www.debtonation.org Watching our politicians squabble and spin over the Pre Budget Report – while Rome burns – was depressing. If Britain were facing the threat of a foreign invasion, would the Tories hesitate to spend on defence? Have any balanced budget Tories suggested dropping Trident to bring down public spending? …

Reforming the Financial Casino By Ross Jackson , Fall/Winter 2008

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public. – Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations (1776)Adam Smith’s principle of the “invisible hand” is often used as a justification for corporate deregulation by the …

The Tuesday Barter Report – December 22, 2008

There will be no Tuesday Report on December 30, 2008. —————————————————————————— From the desk of Bob Meyer…12/23/2008 IMSBarter Appears On CBS Evening News IMSBarter (OTCBB:INLM) was featured on the CBS Evening News “Weekend Journal” Saturday, December 13.