What’s a Mother’s Worth?

By Riane Eisler and Shireen MitchellShould Mother’s Day just be about nice cards and pretty flowers? Or should it be about giving the people who care for us, and the essential work they do, real worth? How did we do this Mother’s Day?Mother’s Day Tea in the East Room of the White House, May 10, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)...more

Ann Romney and the Caring Economy: The Politics of Motherhood

by Riane Eisler and Valerie Young...more

A Real Valentine’s Day Present

by Riane Eisler and Kimberly OtisValentine’s Day is all about love. But the sad reality is that all the love women give as caregivers, both paid and unpaid, is not really valued – even though it’s indispensable for families, businesses, and the country as a whole. It’s high time we change this!...more

The State of the Union: Our Real Social Wealth

Today's State of the Union address offers President Obama the opportunity to talk with Americans about what our nation really needs. As we shift from a manufacturing to a knowledge and service economy, what we urgently need for both individual and national economic success is what economists call high-quality human capital. This requires investing in our most important American asset: our people. In economic terms, this translates into reversing the downward trend of U.S. international competitiveness. In human terms, it translates into ending enormous suffering....more
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