▶ TEDxSantaCruz: Riane Eisler — Building A Caring Economy

Author of The Real Wealth of Nations

Uploaded on Sep 7, 2011

Riane Eisler is a social scientist, attorney, and author whose work on cultural transformation has inspired both scholars and social activists. Her research has impacted many fields, including history, economics, psychology, sociology, and education. She has been a leader in the movement for peace, sustainability, and economic equity, and her pioneering work in human rights has expanded the focus of international organizations to include the rights of women and children.


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Dr. Eisler is President of the Center for Partnership Studies and internationally known for her bestseller The Chalice and The Blade: Our History, Our Future, now in 25 languages. Her newest book, The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics proposes a new approach to economics that gives visibility and value to the most essential human work: the work of caring for people and nature.

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 Social Wealth Economy Indicators Change the Conversation for Policies Such As:

  • Paid parental, sick, and family leave.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Employer support for childcare.
  • Caregiver tax credits.
  • Adequate funding for early childhood care and education.
  • Better pay for child care and long-term care workers.

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