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New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus

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CSR Wire: Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google?

    Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google? Has Google lost its way? Why is the organization now funding regressive organizations fronting for the fossilized sectors and legacy incumbent interests holding back the green economy? What happened to the … Read the rest of this entry

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Review Of ‘The Energy Of Nations’ By Jeremy Leggett

The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance   Banks and financial sector firms are still held in low repute by public opinion in many countries. Taxpayers and retail investors along with average citizens still distrust stock … Read the rest of this entry

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Book Reviews: ‘The Locust And The Bee’ And ‘The Collaboration Economy’

The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future Author Geoff Mulgan, former top aide to Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair and founder of the celebrated think tank Demos, earns his spurs as a top-rank, global public intellectual … Read the rest of this entry

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Other News: New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus

New Policies Beyond Austerity and Stimulus   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Nov  2013 (Columnist Service) – It is time to move the global policy debate beyond the binary options of “austerity” versus “stimulus.” Both these macroeconomic policies … Read the rest of this entry

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Review of The Entrepreneurial State By Mariana Mazzucato, Anthem Press, London, 2013 By Hazel Henderson © 2013, for SeekingAlpha.com

The Entrepreneurial State by Mariana Mazzucato could help move the global policy debate beyond the binary options of “austerity” versus “stimulus.”  Both these macroeconomic policies have caused untold harm to millions and produced dangerous policy stalemates in the USA, Europe, … Read the rest of this entry

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Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the … Read the rest of this entry

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NUCLEAR FISSION: THE MOST WASTEFUL, STUPID, AND COSTLY SYSTEM FOR BOILING WATER

By Hazel Henderson SAINT AUGUSTINE, MAR (IPS) I have opposed nuclear power since my service on the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Council, from 1975 until 1980. Even back then it was clear that nuclear power was a … Read the rest of this entry

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A NEW ROLE FOR ADVERTISING

By Hazel Henderson © 2012 For CSRWire November 2012 After the successful rise over the past century, advertising is now a $500 billion plus worldwide industry – helping grow consumer markets for millions of products.  Yet, never before has advertising been such a … Read the rest of this entry

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Review Of Zeronauts By John Elkington

ZERONAUTS: BREAKING THE SUSTAINABILITY BARRIER by John Elkington, EarthScan, London; Routledge, New York, 2012 Author John Elkington is a founder of the global movement for corporate and investor responsibility, author of seventeen books; founder of the famed consultancy SustainAbility and … Read the rest of this entry

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