(Book Excerpt 2) For-Giving: A Feminist Criticism of Exchange by Genevieve Vaughan

The Gift Paradigm There is a fundamental paradigm, with widespread and far reaching effects, which is not being noticed. It may seem strange, in the time of space travel, computers Read More …

(Book Excerpt 1) For-Giving: A Feminist Criticism of Exchange by Genevieve Vaughan

[Editor’s Note: The following sequels are from For-Giving: A Feminist Criticism of Exchange by Genevieve Vaughan. Footnotes may differ from the original text.] Co-creation of Patriarchy It has become commonplace Read More …

(Song) The Tree of Life by Genevieve Vaughan

Life form patenting is a little know issue in the US though there is a growing movement against it abroad. Corporations in the Global North can now patent species and Read More …

(Song) We are walking in a circle by Genevieve Vaughan

I wrote this song before going to the UN Decade for Women Final Conference in Nairobi in 1985.   We are walking in a circle We are walking hand in Read More …

(Essay) 36 Steps Toward a Gift Economy by Genevieve Vaughan

To change society we must think a different way about the world we live in: 1. We must realize that market exchange is not natural, real or necessary. It is Read More …

(Song) Our Lady of Guadalupe by Genevieve Vaughan

Our Lady of Guadalupe was originally the indigenous goddess Tonantsin, Mother Earth.   Our Lady of Guadalupe

(Essay 2) The Feminine Principle of Communication by Genevieve Vaughan

What is the connection of all this with language? In the first place, I would like to say something that goes back to the connection between economics and language. This Read More …

(Essay 1) The Feminine Principle of Communication by Genevieve Vaughan

When the question arises of determining a practice, both on the individual and the group level, which is a radical alternative to existing to harmful practice, it is extremely useful Read More …

(Song) Mother Earth by Genevieve Vaughan

  Mother Earth, Mother Earth We are grateful for our birth

(Essay) What can we do to create a peaceful revolution? by Genevieve Vaughan

Realize that we are telling ourselves what is wrong all the time, but without understanding it. Understand why the urge towards domination and exploitation happens. Devalue the values that motivate Read More …

(Essay) The Gift Alternative by Genevieve Vaughan

Although the South Korean economy is flourishing, the economic (and environmental) situation worldwide is worsening and many people are now convinced that a radical alternative to capitalism is necessary. Most Read More …

(Audio 2) Interview with Genevieve Vaughan by Janie Rezner

Janie Rezner and Genevieve Vaughan talking about restoring “mothering” to its rightful place in the constitution of the human. http://www.radio4all.net/files/jrezner@mcn.org/4206-1-Interview_with_GEN_VAUGHAN__DONE-for-sept13-radio4all.mp3 Source: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/71253 Janie Rezner’s guest on Women’s Voices, September 16th,  is Read More …

(Audio 1) Interview with Genevieve Vaughan by Janie Rezner

Janie Rezner and Genevieve Vaughan talking about restoring “mothering” to its rightful place in the constitution of the human. http://www.radio4all.net/files/jrezner@mcn.org/4206-1-Interview_with_Gen_Vaughan_edited_-tHIS_IS_IT.mp3 Source: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/44033 “Genevieve Vaughan has been working on the theory of a Read More …