fix articles 1626, cornel west
Learning from MLK, the inconvenient Hero (tags)
We should not lose our sense of how the civil rights movement happened, because if we do, younger generations, along with ourselves, will lose a sense of how new opportunities were fought for, and won.
Unjustifiable De Facto Martial Law in Ferguson, MO (tags)
Political Disobedience (tags)
"Crisis children" can't find a job despite study, four foreign languages and four hundred applications. They earn one-thousandth what a top manager rakes in. Youth unemployment has reached unbearable levels in Greece and Spain.
Socialist Animalism (tags)
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Video: Left Forum on Thomas Paine 1 hr, 23 min (tags)
BookTV going back more than ten years is an incredible resource turning life into an open door. The future could be open and dynamic, sharing work and exchanging roles, as cloud workers and dream catchers!
The August 24 March on Washington: Why We Need a New Civil Rights and Labor Movement (tags)
It could have been left as a relatively small event that would make little impact, but plans for the 50th anniversary of 1963â€²s March on Washington appear to have taken another course.
Obama: The Worst of Nixon/Bush II Writ Large (tags)
Bob Avakian on Smiley & West (tags)
Hot stuff: Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, interviewed by Cornel West on the Smiley & West Show. Millions of people are going to have a chance to hear Bob Avakian, leader of the movement for revolution and the man whose vision and work holds out the hope and possibility for a whole new world for people all over the globe. This is huge. Get the word out. Organize listening parties with your friends. Embed it, link to it, post it everywhere, download the podcast and popularize it.
World Premiere of Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)
On October 6, the new film "Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal," will be making its world premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival, and then begin touring around the world. We interview two of the filmmakers.
Cornel West lectures on social justice; PD harasses occupier for flyering (tags)
February 1, 2012
POMONA - The prophetic voice of Cornel West was heard by hundreds of people this evening at Cal Poly Pomona. Dr. West lectured on self-knowledge, what it means to be human, suffering, and the Occupy movement's role in confronting social, civic, and economic death of our society, as well as its moral bankruptcy. The CSUPD, however, sent a different message when its agents silenced an activist by prohibiting him from handing out flyers.
The Torture of Mumia Abu-Jamal Continues off Death Row --Supporters Demand Transfer (tags)
After being transferred from death row in December, Mumia was put in ‘the hole’ at SCI Mahanoy’s ‘Restrictive Housing Unit,’ where the conditions are actually more restrictive than when he was on death row. Supporters, including the National Lawyers Guild (for whom Mumia serves as Vice President) who has set up an online petition, are calling for his immediate transfer to general population, so that among other things, he will be able to touch his family for this first time in about 30 years.
OCCUPY roses and constitution showed up in media (tags)
Many more local newspapers covered Occupy The Rose Parade, while TV paid-for-corporate-money pretended WE were not there! See sources on net below for pure enjoyment and passing on to those who missed the parade or the news that counted.
Big Banksters on Wall St. Finance Military-Industrial Complex (tags)
Big corporate banks on Wall St. not only benefitted from the "too big to fail" bailouts handed to them by BOTH Bush AND Obama (how's that for change?), these banks also benefit from the multiple wars of imperial expansion the U.S. has waged in the recent decades.
Smiley and West Buoy the 99 % at Occupy LA Rally (tags)
Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley address the folks at Occupy LA.
No More Police Murders! No More Stolen Lives! (tags)
October 22nd is the National Day of Protest to STOP Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. It is the day to begin to stand up and resist the outrage of police brutality and police murder. FIGHT BACK! WEAR BLACK!
Liberal Hypocrits (tags)
Throwing The Book At Liberal Hypocrisy
Nov. 2 "Drive Out the Bush Regime" Gets Major Endorsements (tags)
Howard Zinn, Code Pink, Mumia Abu-Jamal are among those endorsing day of walk outs and mobilizations Nov 2, anniversary of Bush's "re"-election, to drive his regime out of office. Local actions are along Wilshire Bl - noon to 8 pm.
When Bush Comes to Shove (tags)
When Bush Comes to Shove: Youth Organizing Against Right-Wing and Corporate Power. March 11-13 NYC
NADER'S RUNNING MATE ENDORSES JOHN KERRY! (tags)
"I'm voting my conscience on Nov. 2; I'm voting for John Kerry....His policy proposals involve vision -- like alternative energy, more accessible health care, and funding all those children who have been left behind by the Bush administration."
SAT Sept 18 at 5PM: Cornel West LIVE in Hollywood (tags)
CORNEL WEST, professor of religion and African-American studies at Princeton University, West is a critic of culture, an advocate of social justice and an analyst of post-modern art and philosophy. He has written and co-authored numerous books on philosophy, race and sociology. His new book is Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism.
BTL:Middle East Roadmap for Peace May Lead to a Dead End (tags)
Interview with Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
SARS And Bioterrorism; Green Testifies on Voting Reform (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
NEW BLACK POWER POLITICS (tags)
A wide-ranging sample of elite Black leadership in America--ranging from Laker star turned entrepreneur Magic Johnson, through neo-conservative Stanley Crouch, to the democratic socialistics of Cornel West--discusses 21st century Black politics. Strikingly, the discussion parallels many within the youth/direct action movement, though the differences are instructive.