The GOP Tax Plan – This Is What Domination Economics Looks Like

The GOP Tax Plan – This Is What Domination Economics Looks Like

Valerie Young, Contributor Outreach Director for the Caring Economy Campaign at the Center for Partnership Studies   Think more money at the top of the income scale means more at the bottom? It doesn’t. November 14, 2017 Monster storms destroy coastal cities. Wildfires kill dozens of people and displace thousands more. Health insurance coverage for millions is threatened. Wages remain flat, even though worker productivity is growing faster than expected. Income inequality is getting worse. CEOs of the biggest companies earn more than 300 times what their workers do. (To fully appreciate that stunner, consider that…continue reading →
Cornerstones of Democracy: Riane Eisler at New York City’s Cooper Union Great Hall

Cornerstones of Democracy: Riane Eisler at New York City’s Cooper Union Great Hall

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Center for Partnership Studies presented a a free, public conversation that described what the four cornerstones of family, gender, economics and narratives can look like when grounded in the values of Partnership. "When the present Domination System is replaced with the Partnership System, the very foundation of our democracy will be revealed, as The Preamble of the Constitution is a Partnership vision. The event will illustrate how the cornerstones support an Integrated Progressive Agenda, an agenda that promotes a more just, tolerant and inclusive society." -- Riane Eisler Event video Speakers Include: Dr.…continue reading →
Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

Author and Partnership leader Beth Wilson launches new book: The Recovering Feminist

At the Center for Partnership Studies we’re excited to announce the launch of bestselling author Beth Wilson’s new book The Recovering Feminist. Beth calls upon women to engage the power of the feminine spirit—often in partnership with men—to usher in a life-affirming paradigm. The Recovering Feminist casts a compelling vision for reclaiming women’s true locus of power: love in action. Beth writes, “[Riane] Eisler’s work has been central to my understanding of the underlying values shaping society, culture, and social systems.” Chapter two of the book is focused on exploring the lens of…continue reading →
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards

The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards were presented on October 16, 2017 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press celebrated author and Center for Partnership Studies President Dr. Riane Eisler. Dr. Eisler has authored numerous award-winning books as well as hundreds of articles and book chapters. Eisler’s The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics was hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking.” It takes a feminist like Dr. Eisler to…continue reading →
Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution

Resistance is not enough. Become a leader in the caring revolution

Yes, we must speak out against corruption, racism, sexism, and economic injustice, Yes, we must decry the insanity of policies that enable the destruction of the natural world, Yes, we must be opposed to the cruel gutting of supports for women and children who make up the majority of the poor, and the poorest of the poor AND, we must be clear on what we are FOR. We must be able to assert a positive, integrated vision for the humane, sustainable society we know in our bones is not only possible, but necessary.…continue reading →
Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

Riane Eisler honored at 2017 Feminist Power Awards in New York City

September 7, 2017 The Feminist Press 2017 Feminist Power Awards will be held on October 16 in NYC. This annual tradition celebrates leaders whose work advance human rights, dignity, and empowerment. Among the honorees for 2017, Feminist Press is celebrating author and Center for Partnership Studies President Dr. Riane Eisler. Dr. Eisler has authored numerous award-winning books as well as hundreds of articles and book chapters. Eisler’s The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics was hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as “a template for the better world we have been so urgently seeking.” It takes a feminist like Dr.…continue reading →
Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit: Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9

The world needs wise woman elders: join CPS alumna Ariana Newcomer for the Reclaiming the Wise Woman Elder Summit and hear Riane Eisler’s keynote Sept. 9, 2017. Use this link to register: http://wisewomanelder.earth/?aff=RianeEisler Right now, our world is in need of deep transformation. The Divine Feminine is rising to rebalance the world and create healing for humans, our climate, and all beings on Earth. In order for that rebalancing to happen, it must include wise woman elders as powerful representations of the goddess, to be honored and consulted. And we have to move beyond…continue reading →
Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg

Practicing Partnership with the Earth with Ann Amberg

The Fall, 2017 Practicing Partnership with the Earth cohort has concluded. Thank you to all who participated in this great webinar series! See the Fall 2017 issue of Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies: Practicing Partnership with the Earth: Nurturing the Evolution of a Caring Alliance Based on Reciprocity and Respect by Ann Amberg Practicing Partnership with the Earth Everyday practices to align with what life does in the context of earth as family, economy, culture and home. Each of us in our uniqueness has a vital role to play in the evolution of a new human-earth…continue reading →
Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

Charlottesville, Authoritarianism, and Partnership: Toward a Better Economic and Social System

August 24, 2017 Valerie Young Recent events in Charlottesville paint a searing picture of what a domination system looks like. Aggression, intimidation, and violence are primary markers of domination, and they were very much in evidence during the rally organized by a group of white nationalist groups that ended in violence, chaos, and death. Authoritarianism is easy to spot in the public space, but it can also loom large in private behind closed doors. Domination systems can be found in family and gender relations. Looking at Charlottesville through the partnership/domination lens reveals the…continue reading →
Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Partnership Leaders: participate in the Compassion Games global “coopetition” !

Invitation to all Partnership and Caring Economy leaders: take part in this year’s Compassion Games July 25, 2017 The Charter for Compassion International (CCI)—a worldwide network of more than 400 Cities/Regions of Compassion, with over 1800 Partners of Compassion in 52 countries—is collaborating with the Center for Partnership Studies and the Caring Economy Campaign to bring Caring Economy and Partnership principles to CCI’s 2017 Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest.  Learn more this Friday, July 28th in an Orientation Call dedicated to CAP leaders, and each following Friday, where they will be hosting check-in and challenge calls, commencing on Friday, September 29th, for…continue reading →