May 24- Own Your Worth: Power to the People Who Care

Parents, teachers and caregivers do crucial, complicated, artful work. We give and protect life. We cultivate human potential. And the decisions we make on a daily basis are, quite literally, choices about how to evolve our species. Yet, many of us feel isolated, overworked, depleted, or downright invisible. The time is overdue to demand what […]

Mom Power and Paid Leave

Thursday, April 6, 2017 In this new Moms Pump Here post, Valerie Young, JD., public policy analyst and Outreach Director for the Caring Economy Campaign, discusses the need for more caring economic policies that values the contributions of women and mothers. What’s holding women back from achieving a status equal with men in every level […]

New film: The Economics of Happiness

Today, the UN International Day of Happiness, is the perfect occasion to spread the word about Local Future’s film The Economics of Happiness.   Films for Action has called it “one of the most important and useful films for inspiring change that has been made in a generation”, and from now until the end of […]

Toward a Caring Economy: Working in Partnership With Nature and Each Other

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 See Debra Moffitt’s latest interview with Riane Eisler on Divinely Inspired Living radio. www.unity.fm/episode/DivinelyInspiredLiving_031417 It’s clear the traditional economy isn’t working. With greater wealth gaps and droves of people fleeing corporate 9-to-5 life, there has to be a better way. But what is it? Dr. Riane Eisler, author of The Real […]

Mothering Nature: Dr. Riane Eisler interviewed in Psychology Today

There are signs of movement toward a partnership system, despite our environment crisis and the troubling rise of authoritarian power in the world. In the March 8, 2017 blog post in Psychology Today, Rachel Clark interviews cultural change leader Riane Eisler as part of the new series “Mothering Nature in the Age of Trump”. Are […]

Caring Democracy and the need for an Integrated Progressive Agenda

We are excited to share with you the new International Journal of Partnership Studies issue on Caring Democracy. Riane Eisler, president of the Center for Partnership Studies and founder of the Caring Economy Campaign, is the Guest Editor for this issue. Articles include “Building a Caring Democracy: Four Cornerstones” and “Roadmap to a Caring Economics: Beyond Capitalism […]

Partnership trumps Domination: What’s really at stake in this US Presidential Election

Read the latest post from Caring Economy leader Julie Hanks, PhD. This 2016 presidential election isn’t about the candidates, Hillary or Trump. It’s about choosing the fate of our future and the fundamental model by which we will organize: domination or partnership. We cannot continue on our current trajectory of domination. Riane Eisler’s model of […]

Voters Care About Care: Do Candidates?

The September 15  Huffington Post blog by Riane Eisler and Valerie Young highlights the emergence of care into mainstream political discussions. Care is now a national issue —with economic implications. The issue of care is care gaining more attention now — candidates have noticed that better family policies have gained popularity with voters. Will increased emphasis […]

What’s the Forecast For Care?

Care is a big part of our economy and shapes all our lives. In the new Huffington Post article, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/riane-eisler/whats-the-forecast-for-ca_b_11305106.html Riane Eisler and Valerie Young review party platforms’ responses to policies that support care including gender pay gap, maternity leave and support for elder care workers. Our nation invests less than any other developed country on supporting the care […]

Toward a Caring Economy: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism

The Next System Project of the Democracy Collaborative together with the Center for Partnership Studies, the Laura Flanders Show, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance co-sponsored a panel webinar event on June 7, 2016. Watch the video below. Toward a Caring Economy: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism Our political-economic system is not working: families are struggling, the middle […]