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Monday, June 5, 2017

RSN: George Lakoff | Disaster Branding: The Importance of Naming

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George Lakoff | Disaster Branding: The Importance of Naming 
George Lakoff, 2012. (photo: Wikimedia Commons) 
George Lakoff, George Lakoff's Website 
Lakoff writes: "Donald Trump knows the power of branding and actually makes huge profits by selling the use of his name. But the power of naming and branding can be a double-edged sword." 
Trump Can't Stop Comey With Executive Privilege 
Page Pate, CNN 
Pate writes: "Former FBI Director James Comey is expected to testify next week before the Senate intelligence committee, but President Donald Trump may try to stop him by asserting executive privilege. It would not work." 
How a 'Shadow' Universe of Charities Joined With Political Warriors to Fuel Trump's Rise 
Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg, The Washington Post 
Excerpt: "Long before Trump promised to build a wall, ban Muslims and abandon the Paris climate accord, Horowitz used his tax-exempt group to rail against illegal immigrants, the spread of Islam and global warming." 
The American Dream? Top 20% Pulling Away From the Rest, Study Finds 
Edward Helmore, Guardian UK 
Helmore writes: "Does the American dream exist? Or has the middle class ruined it by hoarding opportunity on a scale that makes even the infamous one-percenters appear harmless and ineffectual?" 
Protest Trump, Not Your Fellow Protestors 
Phoebe Maltz Bovy, The Daily Beast 
Bovy writes: "Since the election, however, a new intra-left meme has emerged, taking what seems to be the opposite tack: If you're panicking now, but weren't before, then you must be privileged. Life has always been terrible for some, but evidently not the likes of you." 
Chile Judge Jails 106 Ex-Agents of Pinochet Dictatorship 
Excerpt: "Over 100 former members of the secretive National Intelligence Directorate, DINA, under Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet are facing jail time for the kidnapping and murder of 16 people belonging to dissident left-wing movements." 
Gore: Recreating 19th Century Not 'Visionary Strategy' for 21st Century 
Rebecca Savransky, The Hill 
Savransky writes: "Former Vice President Al Gore said Sunday that the country can't build a successful economy by 'promising to recreate the 19th century.'" 

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