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How Democrats and Progressives Can Win - Solutions from George Lakoff[Moral Politics].avi
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* How conservatives were able to gain so much power
* What "framing" is
* How the term "tax relief" works to frame the debate over taxation
* How to debate a conservative
* Where have all the religious liberals have gone
* Why there seem to be two Americas
* How to influence a swing voter
* How to 'frame' President Bush
* Values win elections. Conservatives know theirs. Do you know yours?
How Democrats and Progressives Can Win: Solutions fromGeorge Lakoff is a powerful tool for concerned citizens, activists,volunteers - everyone - who wants to communicate effectively. Usingtelevision news clips, graphics, and a lively interview with GeorgeLakoff, this 25 minute DVD program will help you understand thecritical role of language in today's politics and the ways you can makelanguage work for you. This is a 'How-to' style program with aparticular emphasis on this year's election. The use oflanguage to frame all the issues and political debate is what theRepublicans figured out over 20 years ago - but what the Democrats haveonly recently discovered. Lakoff is an expert on language and on thisDVD you will learn:
GeorgeLakoff is one of the world's best-known linguists. He is Professor ofCognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California,Berkeley, and a founding senior fellow at the Rockridge Institute. Heis the author of the influential book, Moral Politics: How Liberals andConservatives Think, 2nd Edition, (2002).
"One of the most influential political thinkers of theprogressive movement." -Howard Dean