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TTIP: The Suicide of Nations

August 12, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (1)

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts The TransAtlantic and TransPacific Trade and Investment Partnerships (TTIP and TTP) are trade agreements between the US and the EU conducted behind closed doors, shrouded in mystery. In this article, the author discusses what this means for us as citizens, and why we should be scared when armed with the …

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From the “Tragedy of the Commons” to the Tragedy of Enclosures

August 2, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDS, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Olivier De Schutter and Katharina Pistor If the enclosures movement that swept through England in the 18th century was the general rehearsal, the play has now been staged for over two centuries, and has penetrated deep into all regions of the world:

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The Rise of Uber and the Sharing Economy

July 30, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Jared Meyer The sharing economy clearly benefits workers and consumers. So why does opposition to innovative business models persist? The answer: entrenched interests continue to use government to suppress competition. You might also like: Olympic Creed

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The Case for the Green State

July 19, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By William Hawes In this article, the author discusses how green politics can create ecologically sustainable societies that can put an end to the various crises that our world inherits such as violence, poverty and social injustice. You might also like:

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Xenophobia in the UK

July 13, 2016 • Climate Change & Society, Special Focus on Brexit, World DevelopmentComments (0)

by Julian Vigo Racism and xenophobia cannot be spun into class solidarity, nor can they be forgotten away as if some new class spirit will erase the eruption of hyper-nationalism. Race as a construct is a tool to silence those who are disposable by those who

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Usury in the 21st Century

June 28, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital MarketsComments (0)

By Richard Westra Neoliberal deregulation commencing in the closing decades of the 20th century put into play a global financial system which operates as a reincarnation of ancient usury. You might also like: TTIP: The Suicide of Nations Brexit and London’s

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Why Have Politicians Abandoned Economic and Financial Policies to Non-Elected Bankers?

June 6, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Governance & RegulationComments (1)

By Rodrigue Tremblay Since 1999, non-elected bankers have been in charge of economic policy in the US and other countries, with questionable results. Are we on the verge of a new financial crisis? You might also like: TTIP: The Suicide of Nations Brexit and

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Does Sustainable Performance Mean Abandoning Capitalism?

June 2, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDS, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Martin P. Thomas and Mark W. McElroy We introduce multicapitalism and the MultiCapital Scorecard as a means of extending capitalism to include social and environmental performance. Setting related standards in organisations’ own contexts starts profound

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Understanding Corporate Credibility in Repeated Game between Enterprise and Stakeholders

June 1, 2016 • China, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Zonghao Bao and Han Wang This article investigates whether and how the interaction and repeated game between enterprise and stakeholders can influence corporate credibility performance in practice. The authors use the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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The Convenient Choice: Investing in Solutions for a Better Future

May 23, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, FINANCE & BANKING, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

Sasja Beslik is Head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Assets Management, one of the leading asset managers in Europe when it comes to developing the concept of Responsible Investments. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Beslik expounds on