Stories by Riane Eisler

Riane Eisler is the author of The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics and The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future, and president of the Center for Partnership Studies. subscribe to Riane Eisler's feed

Posted on: Jul 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Obama needs to show leadership and political spine by refusing to pay ransom for preserving our nation's solid international credit rating.

Posted on: May 19, 2011, Source: American Forum

Investment in human infrastructure is essential for success in the post-industrial economy. Gutting social programs such as Medicare is behavior that borders on the criminal.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2010, Source: Tikkun

We can all be leaders in building a social and economic system that really meets human needs.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Why is it that we get so outraged over war but look the other way when women and girls are beaten and murdered in the name of tradition?

Posted on: Jul 11, 2008, Source: The Wip

Until people (including progressives) stop thinking of "women's issues" secondary, the U.S. will continue on its path of poverty and war.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It's time to admit that the subordination of women perpetuates the very conditions of repression and violence liberals abhor.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The failure by the current administration and its congressional allies to care for America's children gives progressives the opportunity to reclaim an area they've tragically neglected.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Surely leaky pipes aren't more important than our children. Yet, in America, most plumbers make five times what caregivers do. Author Riane Eisler shows how our economic system, rooted in gender inequality, is failing us. An excerpt from her latest book follows.

Posted on: May 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

This Mother's Day let's give mothers what they really need: a more secure old age.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Seventy percent of those living in absolute poverty in our world -- that is starving or on the edge of starvation -- are female. Not only that, in our wealthy United States, women and children are the mass of the poor and the poorest of the poor.