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A Pol by Any Other Name
What’s in a Label?

The current struggle for control of the Democratic Party is intimately bound up with the labeling process. How it is resolved will affect the future of the nation.

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2017 and Beyond
The Stages of Negative Self-Definition

More and more Americans are defining themselves by what they are against instead of what they are for. And that endangers the future of our nation.

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2016
The Political Vocabulary of Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders needs to address the most fundamentally divisive vocabulary of all, namely the twin dualities of “left vs. right” and “liberal vs. conservative.”

A Call to Linguistic Disobedience

We have reached linguistic gridlock, in which bipartisan dialogue has been replaced by competing efforts to manipulate voters with loaded vocabularies. Nothing will change so long as Americans remain passive consumers of these vocabularies.

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