Think Your Money is Safe in an Insured Bank Account? Think Again.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Think Your Money is Safe in an Insured Bank Account? Think Again. Posted on July 5, 2013 by Ellen Brown A trend to shift responsibility for bank losses onto blameless depositors lets banks gamble away your money. When Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem told reporters on March 13, 2013, that the Cyprus deposit confiscation scheme …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change Something’s fishy in the tree of life: Largests and most comprehensive studies of fish phylogeny After major earthquake: A global murmur, then unusual silence Research harnesses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from …

Friday Video: Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP on Positive Money

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Positive Money Conference “Modernising Money” on 26th January 2013 in London       Speaking at the “Modernising Money” Conference, Caroline Lucas, MP, states:     “The debate that Positive Money has started is an incredibly important one. We all need to better understand the role that money and its creation …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Early warning signs of population collapse

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Early warning signs of population collapse Scientists use nature against nature to develop an antibiotic with reduced resistance Goosefish capture small puffins over deep water of Northwest Atlantic Scientists use islands to gauge rainfall’s effect on landscapes Biofilm helps Salmonella survive hostile conditions ‘Sustainable fishing’ certification …

Revival of film “ The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Chávez: Inside the Coup”

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Hugo Chávez’ rule was controversial.  His death has been mourned and celebrated.  Watch this film on one of the more tumultuous periods of his presidency.  From Wikipedia:  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Spanish: La revolución no será transmitida), also known as Chávez: Inside the Coup, is a 2003 documentary …

The end of the pesticide that’s killing bees?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry

Tell the EPA: Immediately suspend the pesticide that is killing bees! In light of new evidence showing that the pesticide clothianidin poses a significant danger to bees, EPA should take immediate action to suspend its use. Automatically add your name: Dear Friend, Bees have been dying off in the US …

Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson tells Al Jazeera’s Stephen Cole that Europe should let banks that are ran “irresponsibly” go bankrupt.

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Published on Jan 25, 2013 Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson tells Al Jazeera’s Stephen Cole that Europe should let banks that are ran “irresponsibly” go bankrupt. Speaking at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Grimsson also held his country as a model of economic recovery after its near-collapse four years …

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag

kristy Reforming Global Finance

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag Posted: 19 Oct 2012 02:16 AM PDT An important piece in the Financial Times by Manmohan Singh, a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund, describes persuasively how one of the central vehicles for reducing …

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film

kristy Beyond GDP

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film Directed by Ian MacKenzie http://ianmack.com Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie READ THE BOOK http://sacred-economics.com Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, …