Excerpts of the speech by George Lakoff: “The Present Political Divide: What To Do Now” at The Center of Right Wing Studies, UC Berkeley, on March 14, 2017. Hosted by Kris Welch.
George Lakoff Speech in Los Angeles, April 13, 2017. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.
As Donald Trump escalates his rhetoric on North Korea, calling it a “menace,” we’ll speak today with John Feffer of Foreign Policy in Focus about what North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants, and whether Trump’s foreign policy has any coherence. And, we’ll go to the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington where activists are … Continued
Ralph questions noted linguist, George Lakoff, about the language progressives need to use to get their message across. And Washington Post columnist, Christine Emba, tells us about how “Smartphones Changed Our Lives. Let’s Think Before We Let Robots In.”
The Brainwashing Of My Dad A film by Jen Senko A filmmaker examines the rise of right-wing media through the lens of her father, whose immersion in it radicalized him and rocked the foundation of their family. She discovers this political phenomenon recurring in living rooms everywhere, and reveals the consequences conservative media has had … Continued
Today we present the film, The Brainwashing of My Dad. Ffilmmaker, Jen Senko, tries to understand the transformation of her father from a non political, life-long Democrat to an angry, Right-Wing fanatic, she uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon for a media takeover by … Continued