Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship

Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship

Join us online Thursday, September 12 for Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship. In this lively, interactive online event, Riane Eisler, president of the Center for Partnership Studies and Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Co-creators of Relationships First come together to demonstrate how practicing Safe Conversations can strengthen any relationship, move us past entrenched differences, and pave the way for social change. "These three people are devoted to helping us understand and be understood -- what could be better than that?" —Gloria Steinem This inspirational webinar is grounded in…continue reading →
Eisler interview on REALTalk public radio

Eisler interview on REALTalk public radio

August 6, 2019 In her radio interview for REALTalk on Voice of Vashon, Riane Eisler spoke with Susan McCabe about Eisler's new book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, co-written with Douglas Fry. The book opens with a call for a new urgency to create a more just and humane world. Research presented in Nurturing Our Humanity contradicts the notion that humans are innately violent and selfish; Eisler sees humanity as gradually moving from a domination culture to one of partnership. Eisler comments, “The new biocultural…continue reading →
Riane Eisler speaks to GDP, gendered values and the economic value of care work in Ms. article

Riane Eisler speaks to GDP, gendered values and the economic value of care work in Ms. article

In the July 23, 2019 Ms. Magazine article Finally Half the Sky at Bretton Woods—75 Years Later, Rickey Gard Diamond highlights a fragmented economic system and a gendered system of values in a “financial inequality [that] most often still wears a female face worldwide”. The article, part of the Women Unscrewing Screwnomics Series, refers to Riane Eiser’s recent keynote speech at the July 23, 2019 Bretton Woods Global Economic Visioning Summit, where she called attention to old paradigms of thinking that exacerbate economic inequalities and reveal embedded patterns of gendered values in our…continue reading →
“A Caring Economy Is Key”: Riane Eisler on the climate movement

“A Caring Economy Is Key”: Riane Eisler on the climate movement

July, 2019 Social systems scientist and author Riane Eisler is a contributor to the discussion in The Great Transition Initiative forum on The Climate Movement: What's Next? at greattransition.org. In “A Caring Economy Is Key”, Eisler comments that climate change and other environmental threats are the result of a fundamentally imbalanced socioeconomic system. “It should not surprise us that neither [capitalism or socialism] can help us effectively address climate change or other environmental crises. Both are not only antiquated; both perpetuated traditions of domination, be it of people or of nature”. Eisler writes…continue reading →
Riane Eisler presents keynote at Bretton Woods Conference

Riane Eisler presents keynote at Bretton Woods Conference

Riane Eisler presented a keynote speech July 23, 2019 at the Bretton Woods Global Economic Visioning Summit, demonstrating the value of a new economic model that cares for people and planet and goes beyond outmoded paradigms of capitalism and socialism. Eisler asserts that to build an economic system that can effectively meet our challenges we need a new economic map that takes into account the economic contributions of the three life sustaining economic sectors: the natural economy, the volunteer economy, and the household economy. The high-level international economics round table convened at the…continue reading →
New Book available now! Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

New Book available now! Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

We are excited to announce Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry, will be released by Oxford University Press in July, 2019. Nurturing Our Humanity holds the key to a clear perspective on our personal and social options in today’s world, showing how to structure our environments – from family and gender relations to politics and economics – to support our great capacities for consciousness, caring, and creativity. Hear Riane's 2-minute introduction to the book:   Pre-order your book today…continue reading →