Partnership Professor Antonella Riem: TEDx Udine, Italy

August 25, 2019 Antonella Riem, Professor of English literature and founder of the Partnership Studies Group at the University of Udine, Italy, speaks on the work of Riane Eisler in “Narrare la partnership con l’umano” for TEDxUdine. CPS awarded a special 2018 prize honoring scholars who distinguish themselves in the dissemination of partnership studies to Antonella Riem, Professor of English literature and founder of the Partnership Studies Group at the University of Udine, Italy, in acknowledgement of her international scholarly work on partnership studies. The Partnership Studies Group/Udine was founded to expand the…continue reading →
Thom Hartman interviews Riane Eisler: The Impact of Growing Up In a Domination Culture

Thom Hartman interviews Riane Eisler: The Impact of Growing Up In a Domination Culture

August 8, 2019 Thom Hartmann interviewed Riane Eisler for the Big Picture on “The Impact of Growing Up In a Domination Culture”. Introducing Eisler’s new book Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, co-authored with Douglas P. Fry, Hartmann commented, “Riane Eisler is…more than a pioneer or a thought leader…she is somebody who’s actually changed, in some fundamental ways, how the zeitgeist of our culture has changed”. Thom voiced his concern that children in schools experience the every day trauma of drills to prepare for gun violence…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

July 25, 2019 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…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

July 23, 2019 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…continue reading →
The perfect holiday gift: Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

The perfect holiday gift: Nurturing Our Humanity by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry

Gift your family and friends with Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future, by Riane Eisler and Douglas P. Fry. 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:   Order your book today at a 30% discount from Oxford University Press with…continue reading →