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andlt;Bandgt;and#8220;The essential handbook for thinking and talking Democraticand#8212;must reading not only for every Democrat but for every responsible citizenand#8221; (Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor and author of andlt;Iandgt;Beyond Outrageandlt;/Iandgt;).andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, womenand#8217;s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

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“The essential handbook for thinking and talking Democratic—must reading not only for every Democrat but for every responsible citizen” (Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor and author of Beyond Outrage).

Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, women’s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

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andlt;Bandgt;George Lakoffandlt;/Bandgt; is Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of theandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;andnbsp;bestseller andlt;iandgt;Don't Think of an Elephant!andlt;/iandgt;, among other works, and is Americaand#8217;s leading expert on the framing of political ideas.andnbsp;andlt;Bandgt;Elisabeth Wehlingandlt;/Bandgt; is a political strategist and author working in the U.S. and Europe. She is doing research in Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, on how politics is understood both in America and Europe.

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naomi bloom, August 30, 2012 (view all comments by naomi bloom)
Much talk in Portland about this important book. Just ordered two and will have to wait "3 to 5 days." Why is it not on the shelf at Powell's Burnside--or any of the any other stores? sigh.
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Democrats and progressives have allowed the right-wing to frame our policies by using sweeping (but groundless) generalizations), and clever, but misleading, euphemisms, which we often adopt. Time and again they have beaten us hands-down at the language game. This book rates an essential place in our verbal arsenal. We desperately need to learn how to re-frame our issues and state our case, while remaining clear and truthful.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781476700014
Author:
Lakoff, George
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
isabeth Wehling
Author:
Lakoff, George
Author:
E'L
Author:
Wehling, Elizabeth
Author:
Wehling, Elisabeth
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
notes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , “The essential handbook for thinking and talking Democratic—must reading not only for every Democrat but for every responsible citizen” (Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor and author of Beyond Outrage).

Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make moral sense. Yet Democrats have too often failed to use language linking their moral values with their policies. The Little Blue Book demonstrates how to make that connection clearly and forcefully, with hands-on advice for discussing the most pressing issues of our time: the economy, health care, women’s issues, energy and environmental policy, education, food policy, and more. Dissecting the ways that extreme conservative positions have permeated political discourse, Lakoff and Wehling show how to fight back on moral grounds and in concrete terms. Revelatory, passionate, and deeply practical, The Little Blue Book will forever alter the way Democrats and progressives think and talk about politics.

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