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REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013 THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013 Review by Hazel Henderson  © 2013 ?Author Al Gore, former US Vice … Read the rest of this entry

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TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY

By Hazel Henderson © 2013, first published on CSRWire Feb. 8, 2013 Despite incremental reforms: the Dodd-Frank Act in the USA, Basel III and the 0.1% financial transaction tax now approved by EU finance ministers, the global financial casino is still playing.  Financial … Read the rest of this entry

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Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics

“We live in a world of abundance,” says Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, president of Ethical Markets Media.  As a futurist and evolutionary economist, Henderson used her insight to write Creating Alternative Futures: The End of Economics and Politics of the Solar Age.  She is … Read the rest of this entry

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Rethinking Scale: From Quantitative to Qualitative Growth.We need to downsize destructive growth and scale up restorative growth in our economies.

By Hazel Henderson UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed the new international goal of happiness on March 20, 2013, following yearlong research on redefining economic criteria for human development, launched in April 2012. The long-sought goal of the Industrial Revolution … Read the rest of this entry

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Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIESBy Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country,the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in … Read the rest of this entry

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Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems In A Complex World by Yaneer Bar-Yam, NECSI Knowledge Press, Cambridge, MA 2004 Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson, Crown Business, … Read the rest of this entry

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Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

By Hazel Henderson When US astronaut Dr. Sally Ride returned from her space trip in 1983, she exclaimed that NASA should have a Mission To Planet Earth! This led to NASA’s “Earth”, an ongoing program of research into how our planet … Read the rest of this entry

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MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary … Read the rest of this entry

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New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of … Read the rest of this entry

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Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will … Read the rest of this entry

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