Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy

Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy

May 18, 2020 Watch the Virtual Townhall on Post-Covid Economy hosted by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim with guests Riane Eisler of the Center for Partnership Studies, R. Trebor Scholz, Director, Platform Cooperativism Consortium & Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School, and Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist and Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the City University of New York, Queens College. The Facebook conversation centers around how we can re-humanize our failing economic system in this volatile time. Ron Kim asks, “What should a post-COVID economy look…continue reading →
B-Women Chalice and the Blade Book Club

B-Women Chalice and the Blade Book Club

May 14, 2020 Join the B Women Reading Club on May 22, 2020 at 10am Pacific for a discussion of Riane Eisler's groundbreaking classic The Chalice and the Blade. Moderated by Rosie von Lila, the conversation will cover how Eisler navigates the terrain between the current domination cultural system and an emergent, more caring partnership system. These two societal frameworks underlie the span of human cultural evolution. Eisler will trace this tension in Western culture from prehistory to the present. Despite old narratives about an inherently flawed humanity, more and more evidence shows…continue reading →
Riane Eisler to speak in Visionary Business Leaders Summit

Riane Eisler to speak in Visionary Business Leaders Summit

Riane Eisler, author of Nurturing Our Humanity and founder of the Center for Partnership Studies will speak on May 15, 2020 as part of the online summit The Visionary Business Leader: How to Thrive in Your Business During Uncertain Times, hosted by women’s business coach Terra Christoff. As coaches, healers, and transformational leaders we know how vital it is to act with authenticity and love. How can women business owners bring our message and support to people without adding to the confusion and panic? The impact of this pandemic is being felt around…continue reading →
Creating a Caring Economy Post COVID-19

Creating a Caring Economy Post COVID-19

Watch the May 6, 2020 webinar with Riane Eisler on the B Women Dialogues. In conversation with Laura Giadorou Koch, Eisler speaks to a new economic system that values care and caregiving. Current data shows the positive impact of a caring economy in both the market and non-market sectors in all sectors of society. Eisler will share aspects of the domination and partnership systems, and tools on how we can build a new economic structure that will promote creativity and generosity post CV19. The mission of the weekly Women B Dialogues webinars is to…continue reading →
Nurturing our Humanity: Interview with Douglas P. Fry

Nurturing our Humanity: Interview with Douglas P. Fry

April 9, 2020 In this interview, Geoffrey Holland of the Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB) speaks with Douglas P. Fry, co-author, with Riane Eisler, of Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future. Holland and Fry discuss the human continuum between violent domination cultural systems, and a more humane partnership system. In the book, Fry and Eisler stress that “…in the course of evolution, humans developed a brain primed more to living in partnership-oriented societies”. Why did domination systems become central to shaping human history,…continue reading →
How Partnership with Nature Can Support Our Healthcare Workers

How Partnership with Nature Can Support Our Healthcare Workers

April 14, 2020 In this open-source article on Ensia, Dr. Teddie Potter, Director of Planetary Health at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing offers this bit of advise to those asking ‘How can we help? What can we do to support the nurses and doctors?’ Her response takes a larger view: “We can help nurses and doctors the most by changing the way we live and the choices we make so that pandemics are less likely to happen in the future”. Dr. Potter states this is a good time to shift our…continue reading →
Women Leading in a Time of Crisis: Caring Policies Make the Difference

Women Leading in a Time of Crisis: Caring Policies Make the Difference

April 13, 2020 In this Forbes article, contributor Avivah Wittenberg-Cox looks at the countries with the best coronavirus responses. What do these countries have in common? Women leaders. These heads of state in Iceland, Germany, New Zealand, Taiwan, Finland, Norway and Denmark have taken decisive and caring measures to successfully protect their country’s citizens from the worst of the pandemic. They are acting within a context of caring, partnership values, and it works. Caring values, the "soft" or "feminine" values key to a caring economics of partnership or partnerism introduced by Riane Eisler…continue reading →
Glamour: Beyond Capitalism

Glamour: Beyond Capitalism

April 16, 2020 This week on Bitch Media, host Carmen Rios interviews leading feminists including Brie Mathers, founder of Love the Skin You’re In, leader of the Center for Partnership Studie's Girls Resiliency Education Fund and girls’ empowerment speaker on Glamour: Beyond Capitalism. Capitalism has complicated our cultural definition of “glamour”— and in the process, it has corrupted how women see and express ourselves. The podcast explores gender issues around the objectification of women and how misogynist corporate systems are controlling young women and their body image. Brie responds: “Building resiliency is fundamental…continue reading →
Partnership Solutions in a Time of Crisis and Opportunity

Partnership Solutions in a Time of Crisis and Opportunity

April 13, 2020 Check out the March, 2020 edition of the CPS Partnership Community News. Featured is the recent webinar Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Responding to COVID-19 with Riane Eisler, Mary Crnobori and Khayree Bey, who addressed how we can better care for our families and school communities in the coming weeks of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. Access useful, downloadable resources for parents and teachers. Watch replays of Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Responding to COVID-19 and the April 2, 2020 webinar Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Shifting to Partnership in Education and Society. Other announcements in the newsletter include the…continue reading →
Riane Eisler and Jamia Wilson: The Future of Feminism

Riane Eisler and Jamia Wilson: The Future of Feminism

April 10, 2020 What has changed in the thinking around feminism and gender issues? In this episode of The Bridge, Riane Eisler, president of the Center for Partnership Studies and one of the first thinkers of gender issues, joins Jamia Wilson, Executive Director of Feminist Press, who is leading us in revisioning the thinking behind gender issues today, in a dialogue on redefining the feminist movement. The podcast features an intergenerational conversation on the intersection of current and past views on feminism and gender issues. Read More Hosted by Peggy Clark, Vice President…continue reading →