A discussion with a messaging professional about the elements of a good message, how to get messages to voters where they live, and the right way to talk about climate change (spoiler: start with what you want, not what you fear).
Great podcast. Here's another example. Imagine if it were the left refusing vaccination and masking. Fox and republicans would be screaming that the dems were keeping covid alive. They'd be loud enough and frequent enough that the mainstream media would pick it up and it would be the major story, full time. But with repubs keeping covid alive, silence.
I wish there were better labels than "left" and "right" because it can be tough to argue that what's "right" is "wrong" in so many minds. Referring to Republicans as the more compact and media friendly "GOP," short for "Grand Old Party," is also problematic. I think political language could use some foundation work to avoid cracks in the structure.
So the question of course is 1 how do we get these climate change groups agreeing to a single simple coherent message and working together 2 and what climate change groups should we supporting besides of course working to get democrats elected.
Great podcast with articulate guest. My old English teacher ears realize that when you are not eloquently reading your prepared script, that crutch terms sneak into a free flowing dialogue of “like, sort of, and you know.” 😏
Extremely informative and thought-provoking podcast with the intelligent and articulate Anat. You and she are the young people who give me hope. Our "message," what we want to do, the kind of world we want seem so obviously desirable and sensible that it's hard to understand the "other side."