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China’s International Renminbi Is Coming – Is Wall Street Ready?

September 29, 2016 • China, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock                On October 1, the Chinese renminbi officially becomes the fifth international reserve currency. Until recently, Washington played geopolitics to defer the renminbi’s internationalisation. But what about Wall Street?   On October 1, 2016, the Chinese renminbi (RMB) will officially join the International

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Social Wealth Funds: A Key Ingredient of a New Alternative Economic Strategy

September 29, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Stewart Lansley  Tackling growing inequality will not succeed without fundamental reform of the current model of corporate capitalism and the “de-concentration” of capital ownership. One of the most powerful tools for achieving such change would be by

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The Rise of Uber and the Sharing Economy

September 13, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital TransformationComments (1)

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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TTIP: The Suicide of Nations

September 12, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (2)

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

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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 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 (1)

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: China’s International Renminbi Is Coming – Is

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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: China’s International Renminbi Is

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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 (1)

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