The November 2012 issue of Global Policy Journal contains articles on ‘International Law, Human Rights, and the Global Economy’, global justice, structural and nanotechnology and the EU’s strategic partnerships.
Bitcoins developed as an alternative to the international banking system, but a new form of financial interaction is taking shape on the world’s social networks. What is the currency of reputation and good will worth?
Our starting point as NUMSA is that to effect an energy transition, we as the global union movement DO need a perspective to guide us as well as strategies to be utilised by the movement. While such a perspective and ...
"In a sense, while the dreams of the boosters of these new forms of energy may thrill journalists and pundits, their reality could be expressed this way: extreme energy = extreme methods = extreme disasters = extreme opposition."
Michael Klare in the Energy Bulletin on the real facts behind the oil industry's hyping of extreme oil and gas myth.
"We've never needed Big New Ideas — fundamentally transformative ideas about how to organize the economy, society, and polity — more.
Like what? Like reinventing the rusting iron core of the economic solar system, GDP — to include the costs of planetary catastrophe. Like reimagining national accounts — to count not just money and machines, but stuff that matters, like creativity. Like redesigning democracy — so much so that ordinary folks like you and I can rewrite constitutions. Like reinventing corporations — to create more than just shareholder value. Like redefining "reporting" — to include the real human impact institutions have, not just the "profit" they mindlessly generate. Like revolutionizing our conception of what prosperity is and why it matters — to encompass the quiet wholeness and furious incandescence of a life well lived."
Excellent food for thought by Umair Haque on the Harvard Business Review blog.
Charlotte Squire talks to Jill Hayhurst – PhD candidate at the University of Otago – about Golden Bay’s complementary currency HANDS (How About a Non-Dollar System) and the social capital benefits this system is having upon its community.
Infographic shows the change of energy generation in Germany between 2011 and 2020 with all renewable ernergy arts. Die Infografik zeigt die ... Visual.ly - Infographics & Data Visualizations. subscribe ...
Debating Deliberative Democracy (Philosophy,Politics & Society): James Fishkin,Peter Laslett: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (Debating Deliberative Democracy: Debating Deliberative Democracy explores the nature and value of deliberation, ...)...