Economics of the Walk Out

kristy Advisors' Forum, Beyond GDP

Harvard Students Walk Out on Econ10 Class It is amazing that we continue to teach the same outmoded theories of economics in our most esteemed institutions of higher learning when it is almost universally acknowledged that the economic system spawned by those economic theories is broken. Last week a group …

Asem-8: Progress On Labour Priorities But Over-Emphasis On Deficit Reduction

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Asem-8: Progress On Labour Priorities But Over-Emphasis On Deficit Reduction Brussels, 6 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions have welcomed the section on “Social Cohesion” in the Chair’s statement to conclude the ASEM-8 Summit of 46 Asian and European countries, held in Brussels on 4-5 October. “We welcome the Leaders’ …

CDCUs Receive $12.7 M from CDFI Fund

kristy Community Development Solutions

CDCUs Receive $12.7 MM from CDFI Fund in Recent Awards Low- and moderate-income communities across the nation will soon receive a boost to their local economies thanks to awards made today to 180 community development financial institutions (CDFIs) by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund. The announcement was …