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The Price of Right: How the Conservative Agenda Has Failed America (and Always Will)

Alicia Morgan is a musician friend with whom I’ve occasionally had the pleasure of working over the last decade or two. Her blog turned into a book, The Price of Right: How the Conservative Agenda Has Failed America (and Always Will). I’ve just read it and highly recommend it-that is-if you’re in good health and […]

George Lakoff: neuroscience of politics

From BoingBoing.net Original Post by David Pescovitz, June 23, 2008 11:03 AM George Lakoff is well known as a cognitive linguist who looks at how language affects culture, specifically how much the metaphors we use impact the way we think. During the last presidential election, he grabbed a lot of attention with his book Don’t […]