August 20 Participation Summit on Partnerism – Register Today!!

August 20 Participation Summit on Partnerism – Register Today!!

Participation Summit on Partnerism Thursday August 20, 2020 3-5pm ET | 12-2pm PT Volunteers are organizing to grow the methods originated in Riane Eisler's work that show us that we CAN create caring systems that help everyone flourish. Covid-19, unemployment, brutality and climate destabilization...in this difficult time we can join together and build caring policies and caring economics that work for everyone. Join us for this free event to discover how you can replace domination systems by creating partnership systems.           The Summit event will be recorded; all registrants will receive a link…continue reading →
Partnerism: A New System That Works for Everyone

Partnerism: A New System That Works for Everyone

August 3, 2020 Read the Medium article by Teri McGovern-Nintzel - Partnerism: One -Ism to Cure Them All: A New System That Works for Everyone. Part·ner·ism noun A new social and economic system that develops our human capacity to care for all people and nature The article describes Riane Eisler’s lifelong work on the biocultural partnership/domination continuum and the development of caring economics: “Her vast body of work on [partnership] spans 35 years and includes 12 books. Eisler’s work completely unmakes the myth that living in socially and economically unequal systems is just…continue reading →

Empathy and Compassion with Riane Eisler

August 5, 2020 In this short excerpt from Link TVs Global Spirit program "ONENESS: The Big Picture", Riane Eisler talks with Deepak Chopra about compassion and empathy. Eisler comments that she is "...fascinated by how we can actually change our brains" when we are connected with another through empathy. "Consciousness that is part of empathy is central" to a caring, partnership-based social system that can support children and families to actualize their greatest creative potential.      continue reading →
Riane Eisler: A Personal Experience of Oneness

Riane Eisler: A Personal Experience of Oneness

August 5, 2020 In this short excerpt from Link TV's Global Spirit program, "ONE The Movie", Riane Eisler shares with Phil Cousineau a moment in her childhood where she experienced "the depth in life" and received a clear call to her commitment to make the world a better place.     Photo by Jacob Bentzinger on Unsplash  continue reading →
Partnership Studies Group, Udine Announces New Partnership Programs

Partnership Studies Group, Udine Announces New Partnership Programs

July 31, 2020 The Partnership Studies Group (PSG) and the University of Udine, Italy, is happy to announce a new anthology and an exciting new university degree program. Ecology and Partnership Studies in Anglophone Literatures, by PSG founder Antonella Riem and John Thieme, is a collection of essays on ecoliteracy. In line with the biocultural partnership paradigm developed by Riane Eisler and central to the work of the Partnership Studies Group founded at the University of Udine, the essays gathered in this book aim at challenging the binary thinking that separates humans from…continue reading →
Call for Submissions: IJPS

Call for Submissions: IJPS

July 24, 2020 There has been a growing sense of polarization worldwide over the issue of the role of governments in the lives of their citizens:  which services governments should provide, to whom, the extent of those services, and how to pay for them. A better question could be, “Do government services always orient toward hierarchies of domination, or are there positive examples of partnership-based government programs?” The theme for the fall 2020 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies is “Partnership-Based Models of Government Programs.” Please consider submitting reports of research,…continue reading →
Riane Eisler in Forbes: Economic Systems Can Transform For The Better

Riane Eisler in Forbes: Economic Systems Can Transform For The Better

July 7, 2020 In the Forbes Women article What’s Next? 4 Economists On How Our Economic Systems Can Transform For The Better, Riane Eisler shares how the COVID crisis reveals the gaps in an inadequate economy and the need for a major rethinking of our economic system. In her landmark book The Real Wealth of Nations, Eisler points out that our current economic system does not take into account contributions of primary life-sustaining activities such as raising children, caring for the elderly, volunteer work, or the natural economy. “We need metrics, new measures…continue reading →
July 16: Make Partnerism Mainstream Volunteer Town Hall

July 16: Make Partnerism Mainstream Volunteer Town Hall

July 2, 2020   What is Partnerism? Read the article by Riane Eisler in Tikkun: The Next Economy: Partnerism: Post- capitalist/Post- socialist Economics. Building a Caring Democracy Read the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies article by Riane Eisler: Building a Caring Democracy: Four Cornerstones for an Integrated Progressive Agenda. The Town Hall event will be recorded; all registrants will receive a link to the full video session. Sponsored by the Center for Partnership Studies. #makepartnerismmainstream Questions? Contact Ann.  continue reading →
Grandfather’s Garden Story Time for Children

Grandfather’s Garden Story Time for Children

July 6, 2020 In 2019, Riane Eisler’s beloved partner, esteemed scholar David Loye, published his first-ever collection of children’s stories, Grandfather’s Garden. With so many of us now living, working, and homeschooling from home, what better way to spend a few minutes of your afternoon than diving into David’s tales of youthful wonder? Check out the complete Grandfather’s Garden Story Time series with Brie Mathers, leader of the Center for Partnership Studies Girls Resiliency Education Fund and Creative Director of Love the Skin You’re In.  (Scroll down for all ten delightful episodes)! Join…continue reading →