Twentieth-century radical activist Saul Alinsky once wrote, “He who controls the language controls the masses.” Never has that thought been more relevant. Right now, activists are busily working to redefine select words in real time, manipulating meanings to accomplish social […]
Activists and advocates have successfully figured out how to shape our language– and our opinions– in real time. They do it in party by lobbying popular dictionaries to change the definitions of words and phrases. Sunday on Full Measure, we
After Hours: What is a Woman? How Activists Are Changing the Meanings of Words in Real Time (Podcast)
What is a woman? An expert in word-mapping explains how activists are successfully lobbying dictionaries to change the meanings of our words in real time.