The Green Party Convention Speeches: Jill Stein, Ajamu Baraka, Cornel West and Julian Assange

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Jill Stein FULL SPEECH At the Green Party Convention

TYT Politics on Aug 6, 2016

Dr. Jill Stein’s full acceptance speech from the Green Party Convention in Houston, Texas on August 6, 2016. Dr. Stein accepted the Green Party’s nomination for president, as well as addressed issues such as the prosecution of whistleblowers, campaign finance reform, student loan debt, and more.

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Rev. Chris Hedges: We Do Not Live In A Functioning Democracy + Jill Stein’s Speech

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Reverend Chris Hedges speaks about our corrupt system

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Political RevolutionTV on Jul 2, 2016

Chris Hedges is an American journalist, activist, author, and Presbyterian minister.

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Rev. Chris Hedges: Take Down This Discredited System! + Bernie Booed + Thousands Protesting at DNC

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with Chris Hedges and

American Babylon on Jul 25, 2016

Dr. Cornel West with American Babylon – Dr. West reveals why he is not voting for Bernie Sanders. We also speak with Pulitzer Prize winning writer and activist Chris Hedges about why he is done with the Bernie bus and what needs to happen next. This was shot a couple of hours ago in Philadelphia at the Democratic Party Convention in Philadelphia. Forgive the spelling and editing and other errors, this was done on the fly…

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Cornel West: Hillary Clinton is a Militarist and a Neoliberal Disaster

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Cornel West: Justice and Accountability Necessary to End Tension over Killings by Police

Democracy Now! on Jul 18, 2016

http://democracynow.org – We discuss the killing of three police officers in Baton Rouge and the recent nationwide protests against police brutality with Cornel West. Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. “When I hear the authorities call for peace,” West says, “I say, yes, but it’s not the absence of tension. It’s got to be the presence of that justice and accountability.”

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Abby Martin and Cornel West: Capitalism Cannot Exist Without Racism

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with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Feb 14, 2016

During Black History Month, as the U.S. pays homage to African Americans who have changed the course of history, the establishment shows us a revised version that omits a critical piece: the Black radical political tradition.

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Chris Hedges and Cornel West: Faux Liberalism Serves the Oligarchic Cabal

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with Chris Hedges and Cornel West

The New School on Oct 15, 2015

Sponsored by The Nation Institute and The New School, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and acclaimed author Chris Hedges sits down for a one-to-one interview with public intellectual, academic and activist Cornel West.

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Chris Hedges Calls Out Corporate America for Their Complicity in Neoslavery + Quentin Tarantino, Cornel West, Victims’ Families Decry Police Violence

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with Chris Hedges

Democracy Now! on Oct 26, 2015

Democracynow.org – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, activist and Presbyterian minister Chris Hedges, whose latest book is “Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle,” spoke Saturday at New York’s “Rise Up October” rally and march to end police violence. In his address, Hedges spoke about the effects that police violence and mass incarceration has on families. “There are husbands and wives severed, sometimes forever, from their spouses,” said Hedges. “There are sisters and brothers that have been torn apart, but this morning we remember most the children, those whose mothers and fathers are locked behind bars or whose parents will never come home again, whose tiny lives have been shattered, whose childhoods have been stolen, who endure the painful stigma of loss or of having a mother or father in prison and cannot comprehend the cruelty of this world.”

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Cornel West: The Betrayal By The Black Elite, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges and

TheRealNews on Aug 11, 2015

In this episode of Days of Revolt host Chris Hedges continues his conversation with Dr. Cornel West to discuss the way in which the black prophetic tradition has been supplanted by black elitism and individualism.

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Cornel West: The Black Prophetic Tradition, interviewed by Chris Hedges

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TheRealNews on Aug 5, 2015

In the premiere of teleSUR’s “Days of Revolt,” host Chris Hedges sits down with Dr. Cornel West to discuss the legacy of the black prophetic tradition and its relevance to movements today.

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Cornel West and Richard Wolff: Marxism, Capitalism and Wage Slavery

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GRITtv on Jul 28, 2015

A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Richard D. Wolff, together in a rare joint appearance. Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, and author most recently of Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown 2010- 2014/ Dr. Cornel West has written or edited dozens of books, including classics like Race Matters, and Democracy Matters. His most recent is Black Prophetic Fire, written in conversation with Christa Buschendorf. Also in the show, activist Manju Rajendran tells us about a small business that is successfully operating under an anti-capitalist economic paradigm. And Laura raises questions about the record-setting settlement with BP over drilling disaster in the Gulf Coast.

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REVOLUTION AND RELIGION: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion; A Dialogue Between Cornel West and Bob Avakian

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with Cornel West and Bob Avakian

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A film of the November 2014 historic dialogue on a question of great importance in today’s world between the Revolutionary Christian Cornel West and the Revolutionary Communist Bob Avakian. Continue reading

Cornel West: They Call Obama a Muslim, Not True; They Call Him a Socialist, Definitely Not True

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Introduction by Chris Hedges

LeighaCohen on Nov 15, 2014

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[…] In his new book, Cornel West, together with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X, and Ida B. Wells. He examines the impact of these men and women on their own eras and across the decades. He not only rediscovers the integrity and commitment within these passionate advocates but also their fault lines.

West describes Douglass as a complex man who is both “the towering Black freedom fighter of the nineteenth century” and a product of his time who lost sight of the fight for civil rights after the emancipation. He calls Du Bois “undeniably the most important Black intellectual of the twentieth century” and explores the more radical aspects of his thinking in order to understand his uncompromising critique of the United States, which has been omitted from the American collective memory. West argues that our selective memory has sanitized and even “Santaclausified” Martin Luther King Jr., rendering him less radical, and has marginalized Ella Baker, who embodies the grassroots organizing of the civil rights movement. The controversial Malcolm X, who is often seen as a proponent of reverse racism, hatred, and violence, has been demonized in a false opposition with King, while the appeal of his rhetoric and sincerity to students has been sidelined. Ida B. Wells, West argues, shares Malcolm X’s radical spirit and fearless speech, but has “often become the victim of public amnesia.” […]

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Cornel West Arrested in Ferguson at Protest Against Police Brutality

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Ferguson police arrest Cornel West, religious leaders protesting police shootings

RT America on Oct 13, 2014

Ferguson, MO police on Monday arrested Dr. Cornel West and several religious leaders participating in a march to bring awareness to the widespread nature of police shootings. After a weekend of protests throughout the St. Louis area, the group that included West faced off with riot gear clad law enforcement officers in front of the Ferguson Police Department. RT’s Lindsay France is on the ground and has more details on the marches and arrests.

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The Ordination Service for Chris Hedges, with Cornel West

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Hallelujah! Blessings to Chris and his family on his ordination. ~Lo

with Chris Hedges

LeighaCohen on Oct 10, 2014

This video features the laying of the hands on Chris Hedges with Cornell West preaching about the many facets of Chris Hedges who he gives homage to.Then Chris who is now ordained returns to the pulpit to speak for the first time before the congregation and visitors The of the Ordination Services for Chris Hedges took place at the Second Presbyterian Church Elizabeth, NJ on October 5, 2014.

Chris has been a political activist and writer in many areas including working towards changing the US issue of mass incarceration and how it treats its prisoners. Chris currently teaches prisoners in prison where Cornel West and others have also volunteered their time. http://www.secpreseliz.org/ministries. Chris earned a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School many years ago.

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Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American Voices

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Updated: Oct. 12, 2014

democracynow  on Oct 6, 2014

democracynow – The renowned scholar, author and activist Dr. Cornel West, joins us to discuss his latest book, “Black Prophetic Fire.” West engages in conversation with the German scholar and thinker Christa Buschendorf about six revolutionary African-American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X and Ida B. Wells. Even as the United States is led by its first black president, West says he is fearful that we may be “witnessing the death of black prophetic fire in our time.”

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