UN Turns to Global Investors for Billions Needed for its 2030 Development Agenda

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by Thalif Deen Inaugural Meeting of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance, 16 October 2019. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten|   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 29 2019 (IPS) – A Republican US Senator of a bygone era was once quoted as saying “a billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon …

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to Fight Global Poverty

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“These three new Bank of Sweden Prizewinners (often confused with actual Nobel Prizes): MIT’s Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were a surprise to many, including this author, see my review below of their book,  “Poor Economics“ (2011).   Many also questioned their reliance on using the method …

LA and SF announce plans to start a public bank

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“Ethical Markets partners with the Public Banking Institute and its founder, Ellen Brown, author of “Web of Debt” and her latest “Banking on People”  is on our Advisory Board. Read all Ellen’s articles on www.webofdebt.com  and on www.ethicalmarkets.com ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: OCT 10, 2019 Los Angeles …

ENB Update – 26 September 2019 | High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development | IPCC-51

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Daily Reports High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development The High-level Dialogue, the first such dialogue since the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) in July 2015, took place at UN Headquarters in New York. Addressing the opening session, Bill Gates, businessperson and philanthropist, called for realism about the …

Renewable energy isn’t enough to tackle climate change – what else can the circular economy do?

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“Ethical Markets highly recommends this new report, “COMPLETING THE  PICTURE“, making a well-researched-detailed case for why we must go  beyond renewable energy and energy efficiency to complete the global transition to  sustainable economies on the SDG metrics to  achieve truly inclusive  circular economies which will indeed, complete the picture for the global …

“Neoliberalism Has Met Its Match in China”, by Ellen Brown

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“Ethical Markets highly recommends this paradigm-shifting article by our monetary expert, lawyer Ellen Brown, founder of the Public Banking Institute, author of The Web of Debt; The Public Bank Solution and Banking on People (2019). As a frequent visitor and lecturer in China, I have witnessed the economic policies Ellen …