Riane Eisler: we can create social systems that support caring, creativity and non-violence

Riane Eisler: we can create social systems that support caring, creativity and non-violence

September 18, 2019 Read the new article by Martin Zeilig for the Jewish Post & News on Riane Eisler’s life and research in the evolution of social systems, specifically how we can nurture humanity’s capacities for care in a conscious movement from a domination-based cultural system to a partnership system. Eisler comments: “The study of relational dynamics reveals…a more complete picture of the whole of humanity. We see two distinct social configurations that keep repeating themselves historically and cross-culturally: the domination system and the partnership system. If we are serious about educating for…continue reading →
Building A Caring Economy: Riane Eisler Bretton Woods 75 Keynote

Building A Caring Economy: Riane Eisler Bretton Woods 75 Keynote

September 17, 2019 The July, 2019 Bretton Woods economic conference (BW75) gathered a diverse group of politicians, economists, activists, scientists, entrepreneurs, & creatives to re-imagine the global economy in a way that better serves people and planet. Author and social systems scientist Riane Eisler gave a keynote speech at the conference on “Building A Caring Economy”.   Eisler’s work focuses on how to build a caring economy which highlights, in particular, counting the work done by women (or parents, in the home) and orienting the economy (and metrics) around caring for others and…continue reading →
Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship

Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship

September 13, 2019 Thank you to presenters Riane Eisler, Helen LaKelly Hunt and Harville Hendrix, facilitator Sara Saltee, the Relationships First team and all those who made the September 12, 2019 webinar Safe Conversations: Shifting from Domination to Partnership in Relationship a great success. Hundreds of attendees experienced an inspiring dialog, enriched by moving, real-life examples of the Safe Conversations relational process. The webinar opened the field for continued dialog, new Safe Conversations practice groups worldwide, and links showing how Safe Conversations relational skills directly support partnership social systems. Join CPS and Relationships…continue reading →
Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Partnership Economy

Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Partnership Economy

August 29, 2019 Check out Riane Eisler’s article in Quartz: “The fight between capitalism and socialism will be won by a totally different “ism”. Eisler, social systems scientist and author of the new book Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, affirms the possibility of a healthy post-industrial economy that closes the widening chasm of economic inequality. “We need to address critical matters ignored in old thinking. A starting point is leaving behind the gendered system of values we inherited from earlier times, which devalues anything stereotypically…continue reading →
Health impacts of climate change: the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Health impacts of climate change: the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

August 29, 2019 Partnership leader and co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS) Teddie Potter attended the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City where she spoke about supporting nurses to address the health impacts of climate change. Teddie commented, "Sustainable Development Goal #17 is Partnerships. We just need to work to ensure that global understanding is based on the full potential of partnership at it is lived out in Riane's work”. Learn more From the conference website: “The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a blueprint for…continue reading →
Check out the new issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies!

Check out the new issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies!

CPS is excited to announce the publication of the Summer, 2019 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS). 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 "Form Follows Nature" by Laura Yeats. Featured in this issue: Caring Economics and the Nordic Model by Silvia Hedenigg Where is the Care in Caring: A Polemic on Medicalisation of Health and…continue reading →
Riane Eisler speaks with Guy Rathbun on IdeaSphere/PRX

Riane Eisler speaks with Guy Rathbun on IdeaSphere/PRX

August 19, 2019 Guy Rathbun interviewed Riane Eisler on "Nurturing Our Humanity" for IdeaSphere: A Platform for Today’s Voices on PRX. In this conversation, Eisler discusses the difference between domination and partnership social systems and highlights the importance of childhood and family relationships, and gender relations. Her newest book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, co-authored with anthropologist Douglas Fry, shows how we can c0-create a more equitable, sustainable, and less violent world based on partnership rather than domination. Learn more about the book Order the…continue reading →
Jed Diamond on the work of Riane Eisler: Sex, Love, and Relationships: Nurturing Our Humanity

Jed Diamond on the work of Riane Eisler: Sex, Love, and Relationships: Nurturing Our Humanity

August 25, 2019 In the new article Sex, Love, and Relationships: Nurturing Our Humanity, author, founder of MenAlive and international health advisor Jed Diamond explores domination-partnership social systems and how Eisler's new book, Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, presents a new biocultural lens that helps bring women, men and families together to reshape gender roles for a more peaceful and sustainable world. The post contrasts the partnership and domination systems and demonstrates that "one of the primary causes of the conflict [between men and women]…continue reading →
Riane Eisler interview on Radio Orbit

Riane Eisler interview on Radio Orbit

August 5, 2019 Hear Mike Hagen’s interview with Riane Eisler on Radio Orbit, Columbia, Missouri. They discuss the new book Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, co-authored by Eisler and Douglas P. Fry. The book helps us step out of a conventional way of thinking and perceive how biology and culture interact through the new biocultural partnership-domination lens. Listen to the interview:  continue reading →