RaceWire: Addressing Obama’s Racial Coding, plus Lakoff, Mike Lux

Tammy Johnson on racewire.com talks about her concerns over the use of racially coded language in President Obama's address to Congress earlier this week.  Her post has additional comments in addition to the video. It's interesting to take Tammy's analysis and compare it to George Lakoff's pre-speech assessment of the "Obama Code," his definition of … Continue reading RaceWire: Addressing Obama’s Racial Coding, plus Lakoff, Mike Lux

Meet Mike Lux, Obama’s Progressive Liason on Transition Team

UPDATE: Special thanks to Mercury Lounge (http://www.mercurysf.com) for hosting our event on a night that they're usually closed, and to Commonweal Institute (http://www.commonwealinstitute.org) for underwriting this event. Ellee Koss, Eva Paterson, Netroots Nation, Keith Kamisugi, Rebecca Prozan, Matt Haney and Dexter Ligot-Gordon invite you to join us for a fun and stimulating evening to welcome … Continue reading Meet Mike Lux, Obama’s Progressive Liason on Transition Team