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George Lakoff
Professor Emeritus . Best-selling author of The ALL NEW Don’t Think of an Elephant. Co-Host of FrameLab podcast.
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SacBeeEditorialBoard 24h
Trump continues to edge toward a war with Iran because he sees war as a way to boost his sagging popularity and grab more power. Here are three way to stop him. More from and :
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gil duran Jun 21
California doesn’t have many Confederate monuments, but our cities, streets and schools drip with commemoration for men who carried out genocide against Native Americans. Isn’t it time to wipe these bloody stains from our places of honor?
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Nicholas Miller Jun 21
Just so we’re clear: Bolton and Pompeo are ready to start a war with a nation of 80 million people over the shootdown of an *unmanned* aircraft, in a crisis that they helped trigger by withdrawing from the nuclear deal that Iran was complying with.
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gil duran Jun 13
These trumped-up war rumblings against Iran are meant to revive Trump’s weak image. We know he views war as a popularity booster because he repeatedly accused President Obama of plotting to attack Iran “to get elected” and “to save face.”
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Tokyo #VoteBlue 🇺🇸 Jun 16
This , I'm recommending 3 articles including one co-authored by about what we can do to shift the narrative on how Trump is framing Iran.
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George Lakoff Jun 13
If the United States attacks Iran, it will be for one reason: President Trump desperately wants a war to boost his sagging popularity. Here’s what we can do to stop him:
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Tiffany Chen Jun 13
I've been sitting on the idea of metaphors for a while and finally had time to put my thoughts into words. Check out my new article if you're curious to see how my day-to-day work could be an improv show.
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Margaret Sullivan Jun 14
She lied to the public and topped it off with a sneer for the role of the press. My column:
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George Lakoff Jun 13
If the United States attacks Iran, it will be for one reason: President Trump desperately wants a war to boost his sagging popularity. Here’s what we can do to stop him:
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Piper Perabo Jun 10
I am reading the . Call your representatives and senators and ask them if they have. Those who’ve read it are calling for an impeachment inquiry. will help you call + it has call scripts in case you’re worried about what to say.
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UN Special Procedures Jun 5
: UN experts are gravely concerned about criminal charges brought against , a U.S. citizen who works for an aid organisation providing water and medical aid to in the Arizona desert. Learn more:
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Piper Perabo Jun 5
I wanted to understand what’s happening on our southern border, so I came to Phoenix where & partner orgs are supporting families with children seeking legal asylum. Check out my IG story today and see what I found.
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Brig Pourquoi? Jun 3
« Trump utilise les mots comme des armes. Il est en train de gagner la guerre linguistique. Et les médias, en reprenant ses mots, en les critiquant, agissent comme son agence marketing. » et
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Reuters Top News May 30
Behind the nonstop churn of Trump’s tweets and controversies is a quiet influence in the White House: Mike Pence, whose evangelical Christian beliefs are steering a sweeping shift in health policy that would narrow the scope of civil rights in healthcare
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shirley jahad May 27
"Call it out: This unnecessary, 'trumped-up' war will only happen because Trump wants to start one. Say it."
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Connie Schultz May 28
Brava, ⁦⁩. “This sort of nonsense is something we’ve come to expect from Trump. But more troubling, perhaps, is that many of us in the media have also been amplifying his false narrative.”
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Michael Knigge May 28
How should we deal with President Trump's rhetoric? Cognitive linguist offers some guidelines in an earlier interview with me.
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NYT Climate May 27
The Trump administration will seek to undermine the very science on which climate change policy rests — eliminating worst-case scenarios and shortening some timelines to 2040 instead of 2100. One scientist says, “It reminds me of the Soviet Union.”
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The Tribune May 27
Trump rules by crisis, and now he wants a war. Can we stop it before it starts?
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gil duran May 27
Trump thinks war with Iran is a distraction to help his 2020 re-election. How do we know? Because he tweeted such accusations at President Obama for years. More from and me: (h/t )
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