Category Archives: Recent Papers & Editorials

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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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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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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