What follows is a transcript of a conversation between Cornel West and Sharmini Peries of the Real News Network Jan 2, 2019 SHARMINI PERIES: Cornel West, I thank you so much for joining us today. CORNEL WEST: Thank you. I salute you and the wonderful work that you do. SHARMINI PERIES: Thank you. Now, Cornel, when I … Continue reading We’re Staring Down Global Neofascist Rule
No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel. by Cornel West Guardian Dec 4, 2018 Why is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in … Continue reading Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?
Former Bernie Sanders Staffers Are Preparing to ‘Draft Bernie’ for 2020. The new group, Organizing For Bernie, will formally launch Monday with plans to “hit the ground running” By MATT TAIBBI Rolling Stone Dec 3, 2018 Full Bernie Sanders Gathering Speech on Economic Justice, Healthcare, Opposing Trump & Ending the War in Yemen Democracy Now Nov 30, 2018 … Continue reading Organizing For Bernie: Sanders’ 2020 Presidential Run Launch Monday
I freely admit a tear in my eye and a lump in my throat the day Barack Obama was inaugurated. I never expected in my own lifetime there would be a black president. Perhaps in my children's lifetime, but never my own. WTF! Sometimes humanity has a way of showing itself to be better than … Continue reading Trickle Down Identity Politics and Obama