Look Mom, I got to interview Dr. Cornel West!

Iconocast Episode 15: Cornel West In this episode, co-hosts Eliacin and Mark speak with one of America’s most celebrated and controversial public intellectuals: Dr. Cornel West.Dr. West is an African American philosopher, author, critic, actor, and civil rights activist. West currently serves as the Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University, where he teaches […]

From Symbol to Substance

Cornel West on Obama as President-Elect. <script src=”http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/js/2.0/video/evp/module.js?loc=dom&vid=/video/politics/2008/11/05/vassileva.cornel.west.intv.cnn” type=”text/javascript”></script><noscript>Embedded video from <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/video”>CNN Video</a></noscript>

Pilgrimage to the voting both/ Worshipping the Empire

We will not renounce our part in the mission of our race, trustees under God of the civilization of the world… God has marked us as his chosen people, henceforth to lead in the regeneration of the world… he has made us adept in government that we administer governments among savage and senile people. – […]

Puerto Rican independence fighters denounce colonial rule

Puerto Rican independence fighters denounce colonial rule    BY OLGA RODRÍGUEZ   UNITED NATIONS—Nearly three dozen people from Puerto Rico, the United States, and several other countries testified on Puerto Rico’s colonial status before the UN Special Committee on Decolonization June 9. A resolution cosponsored by the Cuban and Venezuelan governments calling on the U.S. government […]