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Valuing Information v. Money: How Silicon Valley Fell for Wall Street

Invasions into incumbent finance by the FINTECH 100, the some 5,000 blockchain-based Silicon Valley startups and cryptocurrencies continue accelerating due to global interconnectivity.  Good reasons why conventional traders and asset-allocators will need to pay close attention, starting with several books, … Read the rest of this entry

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Review Of Blockchain Revolution By Don And Alex Tapscott

Review Of Blockchain Revolution By Don And Alex Tapscott Summary Traces the emergence of blockchain as an instrument of trust. Highlights the importance of blockchain in financial markets. Details the challenges faced by blockchain technology. Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology … Read the rest of this entry

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Review Of PostCapitalism By Paul Mason And The Winning Of The Carbon War By Jeremy Leggett Review by Hazel Henderson

Review Of PostCapitalism By Paul Mason And The Winning Of The Carbon War By Jeremy Leggett Review by Hazel Henderson Summary Reviews PostCapitalism and the Winning of the Carbon War as they relate to sustainable investing in the face of … Read the rest of this entry

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Book Reviews: ‘Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus,’ ‘Raw Deal’ By Hazel Henderson

Book Reviews: ‘Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus,’ ‘Raw Deal’ By Hazel Henderson Summary Review of Douglas Rushkoff’s assessment of IT in the economy in his book “Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus.” Review of Steven Hill’s assessment of IT … Read the rest of this entry

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Ben Bernanke and Milton Friedman Were Right: Helicopter Money or Qualitative Easing?

Ben Bernanke and Milton Friedman Were Right: Helicopter Money or Qualitative Easing? Blog Entry by Justmeans in Finance and SRI June 8, 2016 – 10:54am Wednesday, June 8, 2016 – 11:00am Guest blog by Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets Media President … Read the rest of this entry

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Book Reviews: ‘Makers And Takers,’ ‘Hidden Wealth Of Nations,’ And ‘Change For The Audacious’

Summary Review of ‘Makers and Takers’ by Rana Foroohar as applies to finance and connected to Zucman’s and Waddell’s work. Review of ‘Hidden Wealth of Nations’ by Gabriel Zucman as applies to finance and connected to Foroohar’s and Waddell’s work. … Read the rest of this entry

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Information: The Great Leveler

By Hazel Henderson, World Affairs Apr-Jun 2001 Reforming money systems and extending money-free, information-based barter trading systems The multiple causes of poverty and inequality – lack of adequate food, shelter, healthcare, education, geography, climate and culture – have been examined … Read the rest of this entry

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REAL ECONOMIES AND THE ILLUSIONS OF ABSTRACTION

World Affairs: The Journal of International Issues, Vol. 15 No. 1 Winter Hazel Henderson © 2010 The yawning gap between the real world and the discipline and profession of economics has never been wider.  The ever-increasing abstractions in finance and … Read the rest of this entry

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US Information: the World’s New Currency Isn’t Scarce

Today, information technology innovations have created a global financial casino where as much as $4 trillion of “virtual securities” (derivatives of stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies) are traded each day-creating new uncertainties such as raids on the dollar, sterling, and … Read the rest of this entry

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Reforming Money and Banking: Keys to Debt and Jubilee

In the face of economic instability, the last thing we need is austerity. We need to consider creative solutions—like Jubilee, public banking policies, and currency reform—that take into account the complexity of the environment, the nature of money itself, and … Read the rest of this entry

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