The future of American communities: trends that will shape the nation

WHAT’S NEW AT KNIGHT Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities. A new study examines 86 million tweets to understand the political makeup of American Twitter users and how they engage with news. Scholars and community leaders share insights on important trends that …

Prince William + Climate Prize

“Ethical Markets fully support this new Earthshot Prize, and have signed up as a Partner.  This Prize is another good way to accelerate the “Green New Deals“ now sprouting up in the USA, the EU and over 100 other countries, as we reported from Stanford University’s Prof. Mark Z. Jacobson …

National Press Club: Jane Fonda urges more climate protests

“We at Ethical Markets fully support Jane Fonda‘s well-informed campaign for the Green New Deal and for mobilizing responsible civic action. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Fonda praises activism, denounces big oil Read More »

In the Age of AI (full film) | FRONTLINE

“This TV program “In the Age of AI“ is a realistic look at how far behind we are in understanding these threats to our privacy and democracies!  We need to re-launch the Us Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) to research these powerful new  technologies (mostly driven by corporate goals of …

A decade to rebalance the world?

“Ethical Markets welcomes this report on “The Future of Food“, which covers many of these same trends we cover in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard® reports.   We hope they will join us in advocating expanding the current global food system perilously teetering on the planet’s 3% of freshwater.  In our …

Introduction Video of How to use the Global Future System

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this video tool from our colleagues at the Millennium Project, publishers of the fames STATE OF THE FUTURE REPORTS.  I am honored to serve on its Planning Committee.   ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor“   How to use the Global Future System * Section one: 15 Global Challenges How …

Current Issues and Trends: Monthly Reporting by Ethical Markets

“Ethical Markets will no longer post these monthly job numbers for the USA, as reported by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, every month, as in my “Current Issues and Trends”. Instead, we will link directly to these each month.  These are undergoing so many revisions and subject to the …

“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, …

Knight Foundation/Call for ideas

Our $1 million call for ideas explores innovative ways to use open data to inform and engage residents of communities. We’re investing $3.5 million in new, independent research that informs the national debate on internet governance and policy. A $10 million investment in Charlotte’s new Main Library will help create a state-of-the-art public space and …