Riane Eisler: Following My Calling

Riane Eisler: Following My Calling

October 4, 2018 In her second article for The Sisters, Riane Eisler reveals her ultimate ambitions for her work: Following My Calling. "...The new understanding provided by the partnership-domination social scale can make a huge difference as it offers a roadmap for building this better future. But there is fierce resistance to fundamental change – not only by those pushing us back to more rigid domination times, but also from people who consider themselves progressives, but who still view anything connected with the majority of humanity as ‘just’ women’s and children’s issues. To move to…continue reading →
Riane Eisler: My Story and My Calling

Riane Eisler: My Story and My Calling

July 19, 2018 Read Riane Eisler’s moving personal story in the inaugural issue of The Sisters online magazine “My Story and My Calling”. In this story, her first of two articles for The Sisters, the internationally renowned cultural scientist, historian, theorist, and campaigner Riane Eisler reflects on the inspiration for her life’s work. "I was born in Vienna, and my parents and I lived there until Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany. On Kristallnacht, so called because of all the glass shattered in Jewish homes, synagogues, and businesses, a gang of Gestapo men…continue reading →
We Can Become a Caregiving Nation

We Can Become a Caregiving Nation

Darrell Berkheimer’s August 31, 2018 post in The Union “The children are our nation’s greatest assets” underscores that caring is the key, especially caring for our children, a call that Riane Eisler voiced in her landmark book The Real Wealth of Nations. Berkheimer writes: “In recent years, we have been told numerous times how we are losing our middle class…now the code phrase is "the rise of inequality" – an inequality that emphasizes our nation's mounting poverty. Both warnings are correct, of course, and both are foundational in Eisler's concern and emphasis on…continue reading →
Towards the Caring Economy: Shifting From Numbers to People

Towards the Caring Economy: Shifting From Numbers to People

May 16, 2018 Riane Eisler’s seminal book The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics is cited this week in Intelligent HG’s post “Towards the Caring Economy: Shifting From Numbers to People”. “The most important, yet undervalued, human work”— at the very top of the economic chain— “is the ultimate goal of economics”,  says acclaimed scientist Riane Eisler. And she further explains, “The Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is shifting focus from GDP and Wall Street to the enormous economic return from investing in caring for people and nature”. For Eisler, the investment…continue reading →
Partnership & Race – how do we create lasting change?

Partnership & Race – how do we create lasting change?

By Sharon Sund, MS This is the first in a series of monthly posts for the Center for Partnership Studies on the topic of Partnership, Race & Intersectionality During these turbulent times, there are hopeful movements, ‘Me Too’, ‘Never Again’, and ‘Black Lives Matter’. Many are asking, ‘how do we create lasting change?’ Let me suggest that lasting change will not happen unless America faces the violence and abuse it propagated and continues to administer against African American descendants of slave-workers and now toward anyone of color. When we consider how we move…continue reading →
Radical Feminists Speak for a More Humanitarian Society

Radical Feminists Speak for a More Humanitarian Society

December 29, 2017 WLRN's Thistle Pettersen, who interviewed Riane Eisler recently for the Women’s Liberation Radio News, commented that Dr. Eisler is “a prominent scholar who influenced [my] thinking greatly in [my] youth. Dr. Eisler contributes much to conversations past and present about the status of women and how radical and lesbian feminists are on the cutting edge of the movement for a more humanitarian and just society.” https://soundcloud.com/wlrn-media/wlrn-extended-interview-with-riane-eisler   Dr. Eisler is president of the Center for Partnership Studies (www.centerforpartnership.org) and editor in chief of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies housed…continue reading →
Economic double standard: “I’m just a mom”

Economic double standard: “I’m just a mom”

December 9, 2017 A CBC News article highlights the prevalent economic double-standard that does not value the work of mothers who choose to stay at home with their kids. The article refers to Dr. Riane Eisler's 2007 book The Real Wealth of Nations. Riane Eisler — a social scientist, activist and attorney — argues our values are distorted by the economic double standard that devalues anything associated with women and femininity. She characterizes the present system as not only outdated, but the foundation for our current problems, such as pay disparity favoring men, and…continue reading →
Teens learn about the principles of Partnership: interview with Brie Mathers

Teens learn about the principles of Partnership: interview with Brie Mathers

Body Image, Media Literacy, and the Power of the Heart November 24, 2017 Brie Mathers, CPS Partnership leader and founder of Love the Skin You’re In, is an activist and motivational speaker who has presented to more than 100,000 teens worldwide through her multimedia event. Brie spoke to high school students and faculty members about body image, mental health, media literacy, and mindfulness during an inspiring visit to The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) campus in November 2017. Read the full interview by TASIS student writer Jessica Landa. Excerpts from the interview: Jessica:…continue reading →
The Shift interviews Riane Eisler

The Shift interviews Riane Eisler

August 4, 2017 Riane Eisler talks with The Shift host Doug McKenty about economics, politics, gender roles, family relations, and other vital issues, as well as about wisdom from earlier more partnership-oriented times.   Empower yourself as a Partnership change leader: participate in CPS’s Leadership & Learning Programs: caringeconomy.org/onlineclasses/  continue reading →
Acclaimed systems scientist Riane Eisler addresses 5 key questions

Acclaimed systems scientist Riane Eisler addresses 5 key questions

Susie Taylor recently interviewed acclaimed systems scientist and Caring Economy Campaign founder Riane Eisler about the status of women worldwide. Hear what Riane has to say in response to five key questions: • What is the status of women worldwide? • What’s wrong with the economy? • How do we transition from one system to another? • What does feminism mean? • What is the connection between intimate and international violence? Riane Eisler is the President of the Center for Partnership Studies, as well as the creator of The Caring Economy Campaign. She…continue reading →