We should stop talking of an Asian century

kristy Reforming Global Finance

March 6, 2012 7:22 pm We should stop talking of an Asian century By Chandran Nair As economic power shifts from west to east, talk of an Asian century is once again in the air. President Barack Obama’s unveiling of a new defence strategy with the Asia-Pacific region at its …

Book Review: ‘The Sixth Wave’

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Review by Hazel Henderson, originally published on SeekingAlpha.com The Sixth Wave by James Bradfield Moody and Bianca Nogrady, Vintage Books Australia 2010 Using the analogy to the famous waves of technological change modeled by Nikolai Kondratiev, these authors, both Australian experts, look at the global technological future. The tragic life …

The Financial Road to Serfdom

kristy Reforming Global Finance

The Financial Road to Serfdom by Michael Hudson Information Clearing House http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28319.htm June 13, 2011 How Bankers are using the Debt Crisis to Roll Back the Progressive Era Financial strategists do not intend to let today’s debt crisis go to waste. Foreclosure time has arrived. That means revolution – or …

A 30-Year Success Story: What’s Next for “LISC”?

kristy Community Development Solutions

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! There’s lots of phony talk about “American exceptionalism” these days. But I’d nominate one valid contender: the early and continuing foundation and corporate support of development for our troubled neighborhoods. A major leader: the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Since I first interviewed founder Mike Sviridoff in 1979-80, …

Climate Solutions II: Low Carbon Re-Industrialisation

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The most important finding of this report is that it is today’s national leaders that will decide the fate humanity, our fellow creatures and the environment upon which all depend.  This is a profound and unavoidable responsibility. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change will …