The Agony Column

Author Riane Eisler’s Vision of Human Culture and a New Economy


eislerRiane Eisler discusses her books “The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future” and “The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics.” Eisler is speaking in Santa Cruz next week.

Rick Kleffel writes:

Starting with Paleolithic and Neolithic archaeology and reaching into the 20th century and beyond, Eisler is intent on toppling hierarchical society, what she calls the “Dominator Model” and replacing it with the Shared Partnership model, which she demonstrates is neither new nor innovative, but instead, the natural order.

Also on the program, the CIA’s top lawyer for 7 years, John Rizzo, talks about the NSA’s surveillance program.