Robert Lane Greene

Robert Lane Greene

Robert Lane Greene is an American journalist, best known for his work for 'The Economist' and his book about the politics of language, 'You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity', published by Delacorte Press in 2011. 'Publishers Weekly' described the book as "drawing from such sources such as the Tower of Babel, the Balkan Wars and the Ebonics controversy, to explain how the claims people make about 'their' specific language are really about identity politics." He has written a regular column for 'The New Republic' website. He has also written for 'The New York Times', 'Slate' and a number of other publications. Wikipedia*

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Robert Lane Greene has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2012 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2000 - Present Correspondent, Business, [Economist, The] Videos: 1

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