• George Lakoff. I first learned about framing from books and articles by this cognitive scientist and linguist.
  • Frameshop. A blog devoted to framing and progressive messaging by cultural anthropologist Jeffrey Feldman.
  • Cognitive PolicyWorks. A research center for framing and political messaging founded by a former colleague of George Lakoff. Although it’s being folded into Culture2, Inc., the site should be available.
  • Robert Reich is an economist, columnist, book author, and professor of public policy who consistently frames his political and economic arguments well.
  • E. J. Dionne, author, columnist, and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, also frames issues in terms of progressive values well.
  • David Weigel blogs about Republican Party politics and conservative movements, including their messaging, at
  • Ira Chernus’s MythicAmerica “explores the mythic dimension of American political culture, past, present, and future.” I think what Dr. Chernus calls myths resemble what Dr. Lakoff calls deep frames. Whatever we call them, we would be wise to consider them when communicating our values.

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