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Democracy as dialogue — and the peril of excluding women from the conversation

Robin Lakoff, professor emerita of linguistics | November 8, 2012

Americans are rightly proud of our increasingly democratic form of government. But too often we call ourselves a “democracy” without asking just what that means, or ought to mean. If we were to do so, we might discover that we are less democratic than we think. Occasionally, too, the inability of some candidates for electoral … Continue reading »