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The

Rockridge Institute

, according to its website, is "a group of distinguished scholars and researchers working to help achieve a just, democratic, environmentally sustainable, and humane society."

Its stated goals are to --

  • Reframe the terms of political debate to make a progressive moral vision more persuasive and influential
  • Develop public policies that will bring us closer to a society that embodies this vision
  • Unify progressives around a shared political program and a common moral language
  • Build links with activists, policymakers, the media, academics, and other key groups to influence the public agenda [1]
In this agenda, particularly the language of the first and third items, one can discern the influence of Institute fellow George Lakoff, a cognitive science professor at University of California, Berkeley, whose book Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think explores these themes extensively.
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As George Lakoff and his team at the Rockridge Institute explain in Thinking Points, a bible for progressive communications strategy, when we examine the difference between conservative and progressive ideologies, what we are really looking at is two ...

Jessica Stites is In These Times' Deputy Editor. Before joining ITT, she worked at Ms. magazine and George Lakoff's Rockridge Institute. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Ms., Bitch, Jezebel, The Advocate and AlterNet.
Jessica Stites is In These Times' Deputy Editor. Before joining ITT, she worked at Ms. magazine and George Lakoff's Rockridge Institute. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Ms., Bitch, Jezebel, The Advocate and AlterNet.
Between 2003 and 2008, Lakoff was involved with a progressive think tank, the Rockridge Institute, an involvement that follows in part from his recommendations in Moral politics.


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