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 →
The Systemic Nature of Racism and Sexism

The Systemic Nature of Racism and Sexism

June 15, 2020 In the Washington Monthly article No One Is Attempting to Silence White Men, author Nancy LeTourneau takes a deeper look at racism in America and the part that patriarchy, liberalism, and free speech play in the “fundamental transformation” our country is experiencing. Understanding the systemic racism and white supremacy built into the American culture is key to addressing the roots of violence and oppression and our part in healing social discourse. LeTourneau cites the work of Riane Eisler in understanding the roots of entrenched domination systems: “As these movements begin…continue reading →
Riane Eisler: Changing the Whole System

Riane Eisler: Changing the Whole System

Read the interview with Riane Eisler in The Next System Project's Talking with Riane Eisler on Changing the Whole System. The interview with Cecilia Gingerich, drawn from Eisler's 2015 paper Whole Systems Change: A Framework & First Steps for Social/ Economic Transformation, was originally published for the Next System: Possibilities and Proposals series. Eisler writes: "We stand at a turning point in our human adventure on Earth. [People] are reexamining not only what was and is, but also what can, and must, be done.  They understand that solving our unprecedented problems calls for…continue reading →
There Is Another Way —Partnership!

There Is Another Way —Partnership!

June 8, 2020 A big THANK YOU to graphic facilitator Sita Magnuson of DPict for this excellent thought-map of the June 1, 2020 event Public Town Hall with Riane Eisler - Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Conversation on Partnerism. Caring economy and partnership leaders: if you share this image, please credit: Sita Magnuson, DPict, https://www.dpict.co/aboutcontinue reading →
Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Public Town Hall

Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Public Town Hall

June 2, 2020 Thank you to all who attended the June 1, 2020 Town Hall with Riane Eisler- Beyond Capitalism and Socialism: a Conversation on Partnerism. We are excited to share with you what’s in development now at the Center for Partnership Studies and set the groundwork for growing partnership systems and caring economic policies.   If you attended the Town Hall, we invite you to support the work of the Center for Partnership Studies by taking this short, four-question survey:     What Town Hall attendees are saying: "I am a Latín women,…continue reading →