Santa Fe Seeks Feasibility Study Consultants

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

Hi  – Join us for the monthly coalition call every second Friday at noon! Click here to sign up. Santa Fe Seeks Feasibility Study Consultants Late last week, the City of Santa Fe issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for consultants who are interested in assisting the city with an feasibility study …

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …

PBI Newsletter – TPP and Public Banks, Cyprus, Letter from a Vermont Farmer, and more…

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

We at Ethical Markets  support the views of the Public Banking Institute and  our President ,  Hazel Henderson serves on its Advisory Board ,  Editor TPP and Public Banks, Cyprus, Letter from a Vermont Farmer, and more… PBI Newsletter, March 2013, Edition #23 Email not displaying correctly? View it in …

Wrap and Followups – Credit Suisse Impact Investing Forum

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    Dear Friends, By all accounts so far voiced to me, the impact investing forum with Credit Suisse was successful. Many thanks to all of you for your participation, in person and remotely. Below I have sketched out some of the deliverables that Fund Balance is focused on moving …

It’s the Interest, Stupid! Why Bankers Rule the World

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles November 3, 2012 In the 2012 edition of Occupy Money released last week, Professor Margrit Kennedy writes that a stunning 35% to 40% of everything we buy goes to interest.  This interest goes to bankers, financiers, and bondholders, who take a 35% to 40% cut of our …