In political and advocacy work we need to persuade people to take on our views on issues and, ultimately, perform an action we desire (vote for a certain candidate, write legislators, donate, etc.) What does it mean to persuade?
In recent months School Boards across the country have been and continue to be stormed by people who are afraid of two things: mask mandates and Critical Race Theory. The controversy surrounding both of these subjects – one around public health, one around a body of legal scholarship – have been manufactured by people who want one thing: to keep our nation divided.
The metaphor of a ball and chain is useful to describe the legacy of the GOP over the last few decades.
With today's GOP it would be exhausting to counter every lie…
Here is an excellent lesson in using the Stop portion of…
Science News articles on identifying and countering Fake News.
Suggestions for building your knowledge of framing and messaging.
The time we are going through has a name: liminal space, from the Latin meaning threshold. It is that space between what was and what will be. It is a time to act —and we certainly have the time. Will you help change voter consciousness as we transition to a new normal?
Uncover Republican weakness in their projections.