Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

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Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

Classic Articles: Globalization – A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century

Jay Owen Articles by Hazel Henderson

This classic piece by Hazel Henderson was written in 1996 for the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue on her acceptance of their Global Citizens Award.” ~ Editor   Globalization: A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century Hazel Henderson offered these remarks at the Center’s Second Annual …

Robert Skidelsky on the economics curriculum

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

  New post on Real-World Economics Review Blog   Robert Skidelsky on the economics curriculum by merijnknibbe According to Brad deLong, ‘the extremely wise Robert Skidelsky has an excellent rant against Anglo-Saxon economics departments’, on Project Syndicate. First a Skidelsky excerpt, below this some Brad. The deeper message is that mainstream …

Brad Katsuyama on Conflicts of Interest, Investor Loss of Confidence, and High Speed Trading in U.S. Stock Markets

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs by Bradley Katsuyama, President and CEO, IEX Group, Inc.   EXCERPT   Committee Ask: Address conflicts of interest affecting brokers charged with seeking best execution of customer orders, including conflicts posed by …

James Robertson Newsletter: Growing Support For Monetary Reform

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

James Robertson Newsletter No. 47 – May 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS Editorial 1. Growing Support For Monetary Reform 2. A Possible Tipping Point From Scotland 3. Growing Inequality – Thomas Piketty’s Book 4. Practical Achievement And Far-Sighted Analysis 5. Liberation Of Work, …

real-world economics review – issue no. 67″ : Loanable funds vs. endogenous money: Krugman is wrong, Keen is right

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

real-world economics review – issue no. 67 real-world economics review – Subscribers: 24,474       Subscribe here      Blog      ISSN 1755-9472  – A journal of the World Economics Association (WEA) 12,557 members, join here – Sister open access journals: Economic Thought and World Economic Review  – back issues at www.paecon.net    recent issues: 66 65 64 63 62 61 60 59 58 57  Issue no. 67, 9 May 2014     http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue67/whole67.pdf     You can download the whole issue as …

Energy Storage: the Next Charge for Distributed Energy.

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

By John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 2014   Energy storage promises to change the electricity system during the next decade, as fundamentally as distributed renewable energy has in the last decade. A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Energy Storage: The Next Charge for Distributed Energy, forecasts …

Welcome to the Sharing Spring!

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Global Citizen, Sustainability News, Beyond GDP

  APRIL 1, 2014 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the #SharingSpring! Dear Kosmos Friends, Spring is here in New England and we are celebrating with our friends at Shareable.  In the face of today’s enormous challenges, we often hear, ‘yes, but what can I DO?’ This Kosmos Newsletter offers some great options. All kinds …

TheCrowdCafe Weekly Review – Say Hello to our First Collection, “University Crowdfunding.”

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

TheCrowdCafe weekly • March 9th, 2014 • Happy Sunday, All! Welcome to this week’s edition of TheCrowdCafe’s Weekly Review. Each week I curate the top investment crowdfunding news from around the web. My promise to you: quality over quantity, always. You can subscribe here. From TheCrowdCafe Say Hello to our First Collection, “University …

Enough Is Enough: Fraud-ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

Enough Is Enough: Fraud-ridden Banks Are Not L.A.’s Only Option Posted on January 29, 2014 by Ellen Brown “Epic in scale, unprecedented in world history.” That is how William K. Black, professor of law and economics and former bank fraud investigator, describes the frauds in which JPMorgan Chase (JPM) has now been implicated. They involve more …