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 […]

American Herald Tribune interview with Dr. Riane Eisler: “The mass media still normalize violence”

January 10, 2017: The American Herald Tribune In this timely interview with Mohsen Abdelmoumen, Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies,  speaks to the urgent need to understand and take action to change  domination thinking in our culture. “We need new thinking. …and new thinking requires new language. To understand, and change, current […]

Claiming the value of care – Join Kate Duva in April

It’s time for caregivers to recognize our economic value and claim our power as advocates for change! Join Parent Advocate and Caring Economy Leader Kate Duva in February for this rare opportunity to articulate our worth as caregivers and share strategies for building a society that recognizes the value of nurturing. Claiming the Value of Care […]

Qualitative growth translated to economics

In this interview with systems thinker Fritjof Capra, “Why Economists Don’t Know How to Think About Growth”, Evonomics advisor Eric Michael Johnson explores the role of systems thinking in economics. Capra shows how qualitative indicators, including equity and the state of the natural environment, are useful in addressing economic issues. He asserts that the state […]

UN launches initiative for women’s economic empowerment at Davos

The Guardian, January 21, 216: Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, announced in Davos on Thursday that he was creating his organization’s first high-level panel on women’s economic empowerment. Globally, women earn 24% less than men for doing the same work. “The empowerment of the world’s women is a global imperative,” Ban Ki-moon said. “Yet […]

We are grateful for our Alumni!

Alumni are working together around the world to advance the Caring Economy and Partnership movements. Center for Partnership Studies Alumni from the U.S., Philippines and Belgium came together online on December 11 for the Fall 2015 Alumni Global Gathering. We learned about the many creative ways that our program graduates are actualizing Partnership and Caring Economy principles in the world; and were inspired and re-energized for […]

Democracy, the 1%, and a Caring Economy

By Valerie Young for the Center for Partnership Studies When a few people have managed to harness the power of democratic capitalism to benefit themselves but disadvantage many others, curious minds want to know:  What the heck is going on here? As a public policy analyst and outreach director of the Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign, […]