The Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies: Spring, 2021

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies: Spring, 2021

May 13, 2021 Check out the Spring, 2021 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS)! CPS is excited to share the publication of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS), Vol. 8 No. 1 (2021): Spring. The IJPS, a peer-reviewed, online, free-access journal housed at the University of Minnesota, shares scholarship and creates connections for cultural transformation to build a world in which all relationships, institutions, policies and organizations are based on principles of partnership. Cover image “Continuum, 2018. Quilt. By Ree Nancarrow. Read the artist statement. Guest Editor: Susan G.…continue reading →
El Cáliz y la Espada. The popularity of the Chalice and the Blade in Colombia.

El Cáliz y la Espada. The popularity of the Chalice and the Blade in Colombia.

May 11, 2021 In an interview with Colombia's Noticias Caracol, Dr.Riane Eisler discusses El Cáliz y la Espada with Colombian journalist, Alberto Medina. They talk about the ancient world where there was no war and partnership flourished. The very world that Dr.Eisler describes in her best-selling book, The Chalice and the Blade, or El Cáliz y la Espada to Spanish speakers. They refer to El Cáliz y la Espada and the way Dr.Eisler's book dismantles the old theory that humanity has known nothing other than domination systems and competition over another. Dr.Eisler explains…continue reading →
Household work would make up 30-50% of GDP—if it were included

Household work would make up 30-50% of GDP—if it were included

May 9, 2021 In honor of Mother's day, we wanted to highlight just how much value mothers bring to a society and an economy. We invite you to discover some ways to help value our moms and the caring work they do on a daily basis. "If you can itemize the economic value of raising children, then you can say, ‘This is really worthwhile stuff.’ The main thing is to start.Let’s start. Let’s start making all that invisible caregiving work easier to see, and easier to support. This Mother’s Day, let’s start really…continue reading →
A Conversation on Gender Partnerships, Partnerism and Compassion

A Conversation on Gender Partnerships, Partnerism and Compassion

May 5, 2021 The Women and Girls Sector of the Charter for Compassion cordially invites you to participate in the virtual conversational event “Partnerism, what is it and what does it have to do with Compassion?” Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 9am PDT we will be hosting a roundtable discussion facilitated by Charter for Compassion leaders. We invite you to join us to ask how we can best serve Compassionate Action through the lens of Partnership and the tenets of Partnerism. The Partnership for a Safe and Sacred Now Initiative (PSSN) explores a…continue reading →
Riane Eisler on the Behind Greatness Podcast

Riane Eisler on the Behind Greatness Podcast

May 5, 2021 Dr. Riane Eisler was recently a featured guest on the Inspire North podcast: Behind Greatness, in an episode so eloquently titled Building a World that Supports Capacity for Caring, Creativity & Consciousness. "Greatness to me means really helping to build a world that supports rather than inhibits our enormous human capacity for caring, creativity, and consciousness. Which are at best compartmentalized and at worst suppressed in domination systems." - Riane Eisler on Behind Greatness Podcast  In this discussion Luciano Volpe breaks away from his traditional approach to conversation as he…continue reading →
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Riane Eisler & Friends

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Riane Eisler & Friends

May 4, 2021 At CPS, we understand the sensitivities that accompany holidays like Mother's Day; it can be a happy day for some, and for others, it can be a little more complicated. But, at CPS there is one thing we are certain of: the power of surrounding yourself with supportive and strong women. With that in mind, we invite you to join us, along with Dr.Riane Eisler, for the Mother’s Day Amplifying Her Voice “In Moms We Trust” Summit from May 11th-13th. The summit, hosted by the State of Women Institute, is…continue reading →
Caring and Connected Parenting. In Conversation with Licia Rando.

Caring and Connected Parenting. In Conversation with Licia Rando.

April 30, 2021 This week, CPS team member Robyn Baker is highlighting a component of partnership that is already in practice today by interviewing CPS partner, Licia Rando, about her Caring and Connecting Parenting work. "Caring and Connected Parenting gives new parents and parents from abusive backgrounds the tools necessary to connect with their children so they may develop lifelong healthy relationships. The pathway to peace—in the family and world —begins with the love and guidance of a child."—Riane Eisler Rando joined Baker in conversation on Facebook Live about ways to explore more…continue reading →
Power of Partnership and Narrative in National Security Strategy

Power of Partnership and Narrative in National Security Strategy

April 29, 2021 Jason T. Phillips, Ed.D. a retired naval officer who researches transformative partnerships and the power of narrative, first connected with Dr.Eisler when he was working at the U.S. Naval War College. His vision then was "to inform strategic level leaders from around the world how the work of CPS can provide a new approach to understanding international peace and security." Phillips published an article centered on this vision titled Partnership and Narrative in National Security Strategy in The Strategy Bridge Journal, a publication by The Strategy Bridge, a non-profit organization focused…continue reading →
“Human Infrastructure”: The term Riane Eisler has emphasized for years

“Human Infrastructure”: The term Riane Eisler has emphasized for years

April 28, 2021 Dr. Riane Eisler was so far ahead. Now she is right on time. Dr.Eisler put the terms "Caring Economics" and "Human Infrastructure" on the map years ago, in her book The Real Wealth of Nations, and the world is finally catching up to her. Listen to the interview with Dr. Riane Eisler on The Reluctant Therapist, a podcast focused on the state of our collective mental health and our cultural well-being. In this conversation, Dr.Eisler talks with podcast host, Elizabeth Barrett, about Eisler's latest book Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and…continue reading →
El Cáliz y la Espada. The popularity of the Chalice and the Blade in Spain.

El Cáliz y la Espada. The popularity of the Chalice and the Blade in Spain.

April 27, 2021 In an interview with Spanish newspaper El País, Dr.Riane Eisler discusses the newest Spanish edition of El Cáliz y la Espada with journalist Juan Miguel Hernández Bonilla. The interview, conducted in Spanish, is printed in the El País article, "Es falso que la violencia y la dominación masculina sean parte de nuestra naturaleza humana” or "It is false that violence and male dominance are a part of our human nature".  In the interview, Dr.Eisler explains the neuroscience behind why violence is so prevalent in modern day society and ways…continue reading →