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by BeninSC
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
I just watched Harold Schaitberger of the IAFF (fire fighter's union) on The Ed Show tell America (and more importantly Congress) that they are pausing their contributions and investments to ...
by jamatucci1
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 08:42 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
How is it that the media still gets away with saying that Obama "lacks substance" when he has taken sophisticated stances on every major political issue? The answer is simple: the media is ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 02:01 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
With Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher finally accusing the Bush administration of a crime , the distancing has begun in ...
by SciVo
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2008 at 09:40 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
[http://www.workdayminnesota.org/index.php?news_6_3332 Great news for the single-payer movement:] a majority of state federations of labor have now endorsed guaranteed, single-payer healthcare! (...
by California Nurses Shum
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2007 at 03:03 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
If you've been fortunate enough to have lived as long as I have you may recall this minor rock anthem from the early seventies. It inspired a few enterprising dreams back them, and it seems may ...
by jamess
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2007 at 09:16 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Rockridge Institute: Morality and the Market You hear it all the time from conservatives: &...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2007 at 08:57 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
A few days ago, when speaking truth to power about the betrayal of David Petraeus to the soldiers and to the American people, I took a little bit of heat from the lurkers and the very small fragment ...
by davefromqueens
Comment Count 389 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2007 at 04:02 AM PDT with 324 Recommends
Written by Glenn W. Smith, Senior Fellow of the Rockridge Institute .
by Rockridge
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2007 at 01:01 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Conservatives have been very successful at shifting political discourse in their favor. This diary explains how they have done it. Progressives can reclaim the debate by knowing their values and ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2007 at 10:24 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
As progressives, we want to shift political discourse in our favor. Hopefully this diary will help clarify why we may not want to use the Overton Window to do it. Knowing our values and presenting ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2007 at 10:01 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This is the first of a three part series, to be published over the next few days. Part 2 dissects the metaphors behind traditional political strategies based on the political spectrum of left-right ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2007 at 09:07 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Progressive Values Documentary Project I'm working on a documentary on the topic of Progressive Values. I'd like to start a Dairy here to explore the topic of Progressive Values ...
by WhatAre Progressive Values
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2007 at 02:54 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The climate debate has gotten underway and biofuels have been promoted as a strong candidate for solving the problem of oil dependence. In this article, I explore how framing has caused public ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 187 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2007 at 03:16 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
[ Just like talking about the weather, everyone talks about Re-Framing the Debate, But hardly anyone does anything about it! I think that this is largely to due lack of understanding about ...
by jamess
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Jun 17, 2007 at 05:55 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
President Bush announced his international development agenda yesterday,
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2007 at 01:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Written by George Lakoff and Glenn Smith, Senior Fellows of the Rockridge Institute . Research Assistant Christina M. Smith contributed to ...
by Rockridge
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed May 30, 2007 at 04:01 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
As a Fellow at the Rockridge Institute, I’ve been exploring the framing of security and it’s relationship to climate change. While climate change is a relatively new idea, our ideas ...
by joe at rockridgeinstitute
Comment Count 120 comments on Thu May 17, 2007 at 04:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
As the Northeastern United States turns prematurely tropical (it is way too early for me to enjoy the sweltering heat of August when it's only mid-May), my thoughts turn to the spinmeisters of the ...
by gravitylove
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 16, 2007 at 04:03 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
[Cross-posted at ProgressiveHistorians , MyDD , and My Left Wing .]
by Nonpartisan
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2007 at 09:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends