Public Transit, Access to Jobs: Escaping Our “Exit Ramp” Economy

kristy Community Development Solutions

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! Leave it to the Brookings policy wonks and number crunchers to digitize Americans’ transit habits, metro by metro, for the first time. ‘Surprise’ bottom line: transit works when regions plan their land use, fund their systems. That means better access to jobs. Put another way: If you …

G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track

kristy Reforming Global Finance

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 067/230311 G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track Continued failure to tackle jobs crisis Further social unrest likely due to policy failures Destructive finance sector bonus culture left untouched Brussels, 23 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions are demanding a fundamental change in direction from …

G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION Publication from ITUC OnLine 039/170211 G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax Brussels 17 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is calling on G20 Finance Ministers, meeting in Paris on 18 and 19 February, to take action to avoid a …