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'Freedom' in Politics

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photoFreedom is the most cherished word in American politics. Linguist George Lakoff says conservatives are hijacking its meaning to fight a partisan war. He tells us what progressives must do to win 'freedom' back for the American people.

Guests:

George Lakoff, Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley and a founding senior fellow of the Rockridge Institute, a center for research on promoting progressive ideas.

This program aired on July 5, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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