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]Racism, [Du Bois] saw, was not only endemic to capitalism and imperialism but deformed historical narratives, the stories that got told and those that did not.
Millions must rise up in a resistance [to] stop the Trump/Pence regime before it starts!
We call on everyone to join us, both in resisting these raids and in manifesting resistance in October that is powerful enough to change the way millions of people see the way the criminal justice system mistreats so many people. Cornel West. (photo: Vice News) By Cornel West and Carl Dix, Cornel West’s Blog readersupportednews.org July […]
Hedges: There is a word for what is bubbling up from below—revolution. It can’t begin soon enough.
“It’s a beautiful thing to see people on fire for justice, but I didn’t come here to give a speech,” he said at Sunday’s event. “I came here to go to jail.” RT.com Published: October 13, 2014 20:13 Edited: October 14, 2014 01:07 To view the video, click the Download video link below. (It […]
Paine knew that the British monarchy, which wielded the global imperial power that America wields today, was blinded by its hubris and military prowess. It had lost the ability to listen and as a result had lost the ability to make rational choices. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com May 25, 2014 Portrait of Thomas Paine by Auguste Millière (1880). […]
Dr. Cornel West and Q and A with Medea and Dr. West Cornel West was a featured speaker at a summit on drones, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance.” He talked about the relationship between the military and Wall Street. codepinkaction Published on Nov 25, 2013 View Full Event (3 Programs) Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise […]
M.I.T. professor emeritus Noam Chomsky reflects on eight decades of struggle. Progressive changes are going to come. People with power are not going to say thank you, I’ll give it up and hand it over to you. They’re going to struggle to retain their right, their power and domination. The effort to undermine that, […]
(Video) Cornel West: Obama’s Response to Trayvon Martin Case Belies Failure to Challenge “New Jim Crow”
democracynow Published on Jul 22, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – For a response to President Obama’s comments on the acquittal of George Zimmerman and racism in the United States, we’re joined by Dr. Cornel West, professor at Union Theological Seminary and author of numerous books. On Obama’s remarks comparing himself to Trayvon Martin, West says: “Will that identification hide […]
Democracy Now!> Journalist, Plaintiff Chris Hedges Hails “Monumental” Ruling on NDAA Indefinite Detention
Published on May 17, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – In a rare move, a federal judge has struck down part of a controversial law signed by President Obama that gave the government the power to indefinitely detain anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial — including U.S. citizens. Judge Katherine Forrest […]
Cornel West> Chris Hedges Arrested> Here’s What Happened Today When At Least 15 People Got Arrested Outside Of Goldman Sachs
Image: Julia La Roche for Business Insider Nov 03 11:00 PM Julia La Roche Business Insider The Occupy Wall Streeters turned their ire toward the “evil vampire squid” Goldman Sachs today. The Occupy Wall Streeters, joined by Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West and columnist Chris Hedges, convened at their Zuccotti Park headquarters for […]
Protesters proclaim they are part of the 99%. (photo: sunil.subramanian/flickr) Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent By Chris Hedges, Truthdig via RSN 24 October 11 The occupation movement’s greatest challenge will be overcoming the deep distrust of white liberals by the poor and the working class, especially people of color. Marginalized people of […]