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The economic "growth" frame - and its opposition

Aug 27, 2014Outside of governments and corporations, the pursuit of economic growth is no longer taken for granted – some commentators are challenging the orthodoxy. 2,324 more words

Frame Semantics

Amnesty and The Enduring Question of Immigration

   My friend Manfred Wolf writes a regular column for the West Portal Monthly in San Francisco. Yesterday, he sent me a copy of his latest offering, which appears in the August 2014 edition. 1,261 more words

Rhetoric

Sides in Polarized Education Debate Reflect Different Moral Frames

George Lakoff is the cognitive linguist who has published a series of books (Don’t Think of an Elephant and Moral Politics, for example) about how people think about issues of public policy.  704 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Scientists Discover the Fascinating Psychological Reason Why Conservatives Are…Conservative

Source: Mother Jones via AlterNet

Author: Chris Mooney

The following story first appeared on Mother Jones. Click here to subscribe for more great content.  1,161 more words