'Freedom' in Politics

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.


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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