Cornel West says America is in for a makeover, Trump style.
White working- and middle-class fellow citizens – out of anger and anguish – rejected the economic neglect of neoliberal policies and the self-righteous arrogance of elites. Yet these same citizens also supported a candidate who appeared to blame their social misery on minorities, and . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Neoliberalism Out, Neofascism In?
Revolution and Uniting the People: Bernie Sanders, Thomas Jefferson and FDR I would say that Bernie Sanders is not only a good candidate for US President, and beyond that, the only serious candidate for the people, since he is the only one who is not t… . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Writings of J. Todd Ring 2016-01-12 17:52:26
Chris Hedges rallies to the defence of black intellectual Cornel West and, in the process, issues a bill of indictment against Barack Obama for his relentless assault on America’s black prophetic movement and democracy itself.
“Jeremiah Wright was the canary in the mine,” West said when we met a few days ago in Princeton, . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Cornel West Denounces His Former Friend, Barack Obama
Dr. Cornel West, America’s most provocative public intellectual, progressive and champion for racial justice, explains why he’s upset that President Barack Obama was sworn in on Martin Luther King’s bible. He questions the first black president’s commitment to the values the slain anti-war civil rights leader stood for, including: peace, truth and justice. “You don’t . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Cornel West Is Upset Obama Was Sworn In On Martin Luther King’s Bible