Mitchell Rabin & the Green New Deal Round Table with Robert Hockett & Hazel Henderson

hockett robert c.hazelhendersonIMG_9600The boldest piece of legislation proposed to date to deal  directly with the profound threat of Global Warming heading toward massive Climate Disruption has been put on the table by NY Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez in the U.S. Congress.  It is being widely debated across the country and gaining considerable momentum. 

Today’s Round Table is not some academic exercise but a learning experience, a moment for feeling inspired and a call to action by people everywhere to make a difference in our world.  If not us, who, and if not now, when?

Joining Mitchell Rabin in today’s Round Table is one of AOC’s chief advisers on the GND, Robert Hockett.  Robert has been on the Cornell Law Faculty since 2004. His principal teaching, research, and writing interests lie in the fields of organizational, financial, and monetary law and economics in both their positive and normative, as well as their national and transnational, dimensions. His guiding concern in these fields is with the legal and institutional prerequisites to a just, prosperous, and sustainable economic order.

A Fellow of the Century Foundation and regular commissioned author for the New America Foundation, Hockett also does regular consulting work for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the International Monetary Fund, Americans for Financial Reform, the ‘Occupy’ Cooperative, and a number of federal and state legislators and local governments.

Also joining us is long-time futurist, green economist, Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, is founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC (USA and Brazil) who has been a guest on A Better World Radio with Mitchell numerous times as well as on A Better World TV.. 

Hazel is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, and author of  award-winning Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books. She created the Ethical Markets TV series in global distribution at www.films.com, the EthicMark® Awards, the Green Transition Scoreboard®and co-created Ethical Biomimicry Finance®.

Mitchell Rabin is the Founder, President and CEO of A Better World Foundation & Media, with a background in psychology  stress management, acupuncture and business.  He has been a consultant to business leaders and CEOs of green and health-oriented start-ups over the past  25 years. He is an impassioned environmentalist and social entrepreneur using media & business as agents for change. www.abetterworld.tv    www.mitchellrabin.com

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