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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: Xenophobia in the UK Usury in the 21st Century Why Have Politicians Abandoned Economic …

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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: The Case for the Green State Xenophobia in the UK

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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: The Case for the Green State Xenophobia

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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 GreenComments (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 GreenComments (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

Stormy Forecast for Nuclear Energy Future

May 23, 2016 • Climate Change & Society, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDS, World DevelopmentComments (2)

By Linda Pentz Gunter While nuclear energy continues to play a role in political discussion and decision-making circles, the financial realities indicate it is a dying industry with no meaningful role in the future energy mix. Too costly, too slow to build,

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US 2016 Election Is a Global Risk

April 25, 2016 • Americas, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Columns, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Dan Steinbock, EMERGING TRENDS, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Dan Steinbock As America is struggling amid a historical protest election, the political risk could undermine US economic rebound and the lingering global economic recovery. Europe will be least immune to spillovers, says Dan Steinbock. You might also

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Learning to Live in the World Instead of Ruling It

April 23, 2016 • Americas, Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDS, International Relations, On US Election 2016, World Development, World PoliticsComments (1)

By John Grant So how should Americans live in this new world? That’s the crossroads we’re at, the question at hand. Some advocate a very costly re-arming of America for a 21st century conflagration that, if past is prologue, would end with an even more