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October, 2006  Book Discussion - with author Sam Pizzigati
Greed and Good: Understanding and Overcoming the Inequality that Affects our Lives


Explore the growing disparity in wealth in our country and learn how to organize to help make America less unequal with the editor of "Too Much," an online weekly newsletter on excessive income and wealth. You don't need to read the book, but are encouraged to read the book's introduction at http://www.greedandgood.org/ where you can also order the book or read reviews. Another review by Progressive Cheverly member David Swanson is at http://www.davidswanson.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&r

The author's website: http://www.cipa-apex.org/toomuch/editor.html

 


Our Spring '05 book was "Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate--The Essential Guide for Progressives" by George Lakoff.

Author George Lakoff explains how conservatives think, and how to counter their arguments. He outlines in detail the traditional American values that progressives hold, but are often unable to articulate. Lakoff also breaks down the ways in which conservatives have framed the issues, and provides examples of how progressives can reframe them.

 

 

George Lakoff

Listen to George Lakoff at Take Back America Conference:
6/2/05

» MP3 (6.3MB)
» Windows Media

 

 

 


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