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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can Social Wealth Economic Indicators play a role in public ownership of a more caring economy?

Empowerment through ownership forum: This weekend, Sept. 2, 2015, a coalition of national, Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh area public policy advocacy organizations will host a one day webinar and forum to support and strengthen “the vital role of public and worker ownership in wide segments of the US and global economy.” Jason Campbell, forum coordinator, CPS volunteer […]

October 7: Counting Care In – An Introduction to Social Wealth Economic Indicators

Counting Care In is a FREE lunchtime webinar with Riane Eisler introducing Social Wealth Economic Indicators and how they can support an Economics of Care. Learn about Social Wealth Economic Indicators: If we are going to create an economy that gives visibility and value to the work of care and caregiving, we must have economic measures that […]

Nursing Professionals Advocate Importance of Partnership, Caring Economics

Daniel J. Pesut, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, ACC, past president of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is professor of nursing, Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit and the Katherine R. and C. Walton Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. He is also director of […]

Press Release: Coalition Launches New Measure Beyond GDP

November 12, 2014 Contact: Natalie Cox | 206-747-8060 | Coalition Launches New Measure Beyond GDP Caring Economy Campaign’s “Social Wealth Economic Indicators” The Caring Economy Campaign, a coalition of over 100 organizations led by Dr. Riane Eisler, today launched a groundbreaking new set of economic measures that go beyond GDP as well as most […]

National Women’s Law Center: “SWEIs deserve our attention.”

In a blog post this week, the National Women’s Law Center wrote that the Caring Economy Campaign’s newly launched Social Wealth Economic Indicators are: “…a treasure trove of data on business practices, poverty rates, income inequity, educational attainment and more, and deserve our attention.”  “I’m particularly excited about the new indicators because they will be […]