Cornel West is an honorary chair of the DSA and is one of America’s most provocative public intellectuals. He weaves together the traditions of the black Baptist Church, progressive
Was lucky enough to listen to a great piece with Cornel West rapping over an instrumental by Mos Def put together by our good friend, Dred S. Keyes, of Pacifica Network at WBAI. Have a listen and hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
Dr. Cornel West steps to the podium, silver chain of his pocket watch swaying gently, his attire that which has come to be expected: jazz and blues musician and intellectual fused with that of the pastor.
And we're off! Left Forum 2011 kicks off with a bang this year. The theme: "Towards a Politics of Solidarity." The opening plenary featured Richard D. Wolff, emcee to the likes of Barbara Ehrenreich, Dr.
As the newbie on the Mantle team here at Left Forum, I think it is safe to say I did not know what I was getting myself into when I signed up to cover this event. They tried to warn me, but who could have predicted starting out the weekend by meeting Dr. Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven?
Preempting the Left Forum's opening plenary with Cornel West, Barbara Ehrenreich, Laura Flanders, and Paul Mason, JK Fowler and I interviewed Cornel West at the pre-conference cocktail party.
Preempting the opening plenary with Cornel West, Barbara Ehrenreich, Laura Flanders, and Paul Mason, Shaun Randol and I speak with Cornel West at the pre-conference cocktail party. We discuss the international day of action scheduled for tomorrow, 03/19, occurring on the anniversary of the Iraq War and the potential of the Libyan invasion on the horizon, white supremacy and the labor movement, the role of the religious left and Barack Obama's right-leaning economic policies related to the current and ongoing economic crisis.
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