Who decides what words mean?

Bound by rules, yet constantly changing, language might be the ultimate self-regulating system, with nobody in charge by Lane Greene Aeon Dec 6, 2018 Decades before the rise of social media, polarisation plagued discussions about language. By and large, it still does. Everyone who cares about the topic is officially required to take one of two stances. … Continue reading Who decides what words mean?

Two Years in, Trump Can Still Count on News Media to Do His Bidding

"During the year preceding the Nov 8, 2016 election, Donald Trump bypassed paid advertising to bask in the attention and validation of an unpaid 24-hour news cycle. Trump’s free media segments comprised  $5 billion in media value  from the preceding 12-month period. by George Lakoff Oct 28, 2018 Two years in, Trump and his right wing extremists still count on … Continue reading Two Years in, Trump Can Still Count on News Media to Do His Bidding