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 […]

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, […]

A People’s Climate Agenda

From November 9-15, 2015 the New Economy Coalition will host “New Economy Week: From Austerity to Prosperity”—a public conversation about the ideas that can transform society and build an economy where people and the planet matter. Join us on November 12 for the Caring Economy Starter Course, a free webinar where we connect the dots […]

Early Childhood Education: Are we hurting kids at school?

Children – the Nation’s Best Investment : Early Childhood Education Policy Matters Susan Ochshorn (author of “Squandering America’s Future: Why Early Childhood Education Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children.”) sent this this CNN Opinion story to us. Universally available prekindergarten is essential to developing America’s human capital. True, preschool isn’t enough — […]

A Partnership for Food Security

by Kirstin Kelley A year ago my boyfriend, Kevin, and I were earning so little that we were skipping meals and eating nutrient-deficient ramen noodles to keep the hunger pains at bay. I looked for more work and took on my role at the Center for Partnership studies as social media manager and a few […]