Cornel West Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. R-E-S-P-E-C-T:Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Days after protesters shouted down social scientist Charles Murray, insisting that the man who wrote The Bell Curve, a book that posited a genetic explanation for measured gaps in IQ differences between racial groups, should not be permitted to speak on campus--then mobbed him as he tried to leave Middlebury, injuring a professor walking alongside him--two of America's most prominent public intellectuals, leftist philosopher Cornel West and conservative legal scholar Robert P. George, are allying to tout the value of an unencumbered public discourse.

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  2. The Left and Right Agree on Free SpeechRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Joe's Dartblog

    Two of our finest men of letters have issued a call for free speech and the respectful toleration of others' ideas. Cornel West , the Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy in the Divinity School and the Department of African and African-American Studies at Harvard; and Robert P. George , the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton, have published an on-line petition that merits your attention.

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  3. Kudos to Robert George and Cornel WestRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Coyote Blog

    Coyote Blog is copyright 2004-2009 by Warren Meyer. Third parties are free to quote freely from this site as long as a link is provided back to the original article.

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  4. Waiting for Cornel WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Commentary Magazine

    Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard Divinity School, is, whatever one thinks of him, among the biggest names in American intellectual life. It was, therefore, a coup when he put himself, with Princeton's Robert George, at the head of a statement articulating the principle of free thought and expression, particularly at colleges and universities.

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  5. Harvard, Princeton Profs Support Free Speech After Middlebury ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | News Max

    ... by the whiplash." Now, the two Christian Princeton professors - conservative Robert George and progressive Cornel West - are stepping forward to support freedom of thought and expression. "The pursuit of knowledge and the maintenance of a free and ...

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  6. 'Truth Seeking, Democracy, and Freedom of Thought and Expression - A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Cornel West is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy in the Divinity School and the Department of African and African-American Studies at ...

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  7. Democratic Socialists of America has tripled in sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Hot Air

    ... give you an idea of where DSA stands, honorary chairs of the DSA include Frances Fox Piven, Gloria Steinem and Cornel West. Despite their growth, DSA remains relatively small compared to other groups that have sprung up since Trump's election. For ...

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  8. Digging for a StoryRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Joe's Dartblog

    ... ), his NYT obituary for Pete Seeger ( He wanted everyone to sing along ); and his Rolling Stone profile of Cornel West ( The Supreme Love and Revolutionary Funk of Dr. Cornel West ). Of greater consequence are his impactful investigative pieces: ...

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  9. Bibi Blocks BDS Backers At Israel's BordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | OpEdNews

    ... Corbyn who have called for boycotting economic, academic and cultural institutions in Israel or the West Bank." Cornel West is a long-time supporter of BDS. West said he would obviously be a target for this ban. In an interview with Ha'aretz, he ...

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  10. Cornel West Says Israel's BDS Ban Shows Boycott Push Is WinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Forward

    Cornel West says a new law denying entry to foreigners who call for a boycott of Israel or the settlements shows the BDS movement is gaining strength - and Israel is "panicking." "lt's a sign of panic, a sign of hysteria, a very sad response to an intense situation," the African-American philosopher said.

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  11. Cornel West: Israel Anti-BDS Law Would Ban Einstein from EntryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Juan Cole

    The African-American intellectual is one of the BDS movement's most prominent figures and therefore could be denied entry into Israel under the new law. The new Israeli law banning foreigners who call for a boycott against the country over its treatment of Palestinians and the occupation of their land suggests that the Israeli right-wing government is in a state of "panic" and "hysteria," Cornel West, one of the U.S.'s most prominent intellectuals, said in an interview Tuesday.

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  12. The Michael Slate Show: An Urgent Message from the Past, and the...Read the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... if . . . ?" from Revolution and Religion, the Fight for Emancipation & the Role of Religion, a dialogue between Cornel West and Bob Avakian. Broadcast ready with a musical break at 25:55 and can accommodate local id if needed. If you use the show or ...

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  13. Progress and pushback: The history of equal rights in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... Orleans, where he became involved in efforts to oppose Ku Klux Clansman David Duke's political aspirations. Dr. Cornel West referred to Wise as "a vanilla brother in the tradition of John Brown." If there's one thing that's clear from Wilbur Ross's ...

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  14. Pen America's World Voices Literary Festival to Proceed Without Israeli Government SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Claudia Rankine , Wallace Shawn , Raja Shehadeh, Gillian Slovo , Ahdaf Soueif, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Alice Walker , Cornel West, and Jacqueline Woodson. Twenty-two writers explained in more detail why they had supported the call. Over 17,000 other ...

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  15. The Michael Slate Show: Trump, McCarthyism & the University w/ Ellen...Read the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Revolution and Religion, the Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion, a dialog between Bob Avakian and Cornel West. Broadcast ready with musical breaks at 25:27 and 42:16 and can accommodate local id if needed. If you use the show or simply ...

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  16. Pa. Senator Dresses as Douglass to Mock President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... between Douglass and King due to their similar hairstyles and that he confused African American philosopher Cornel West with rapper Kanye West. "For some reason they invited both of us. Don and I," Williams says in the video. "I said, 'Hey, what ...

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  17. Dr. Cornel West and Attorney Malik Z. Shabazz News ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | PR Newswire

    DEBATE OF THE DECADE town hall meeting will address the growing fears, anxieties, and worries of Black America surrounding the policies, words, and actions of the new POTUS Donald J. Trump.

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  18. In lecture at NCCU, Cornel West sees moral challenge ahead for U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    Cornel West, member of the Democratic Socialists of America, greets protesters at Philadelphia City Hall on Monday, July 25th, 2016. He was in Philadelphia to attend the Democratic National Convention.

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  19. Donald Trump Is Creating ProgressivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | OpEdNews

    Supporters of Bernie Sanders and the Green Party march with Cornel West in Philadelphia, PA, during the Democratic National Convention. ) Donald Trump is uniting the left.

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  20. Racialized Violence: From Prisons to PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Indybay.org

    ... her songs in Arabic, Spanish, French, and Italian. She has spoken and performed on programs opening for Cornel West and Angela Davis. Dr. Gina Dent is an associate professor in the Feminist Studies Department at UCSC who is interested in researching ...

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