Posts Tagged ‘cornel’

What could Cornel West cost Biden?

Cornel West doesn’t want to hear the word spoiler. The public intellectual turned independent presidential candidate was a (sort of) supporter of President Joe Biden in 2020. Now, he’s trying to get to the White House himself — and he insists his presence in the race is more than just being a complicating factor for […]

Cornel West thinks Biden won’t make it to the general election

Cornel West doesn’t think Joe Biden will make it to the general election. Instead, the independent presidential candidate suggested the sitting president could suddenly end his reelection bid the way President Lyndon B. Johnson did when he shocked the nation in 1968. “I’m not even sure whether I’ll be running against Biden,” West said during […]

Spoiler Alert? Cornel West Plans Major 2024 Push In Swing State Michigan

While he has little chance of winning the 2024 election, independent presidential candidate Cornel West has the potential to affect the outcome of what’s expected to be a close contest between President Biden and former President Donald Trump. That reality is underscored by a new report indicating West plans to make a major push in […]

Cornel West’s U.S. presidential run will center the rights of all people – including Palestinians

Cornel West on American militarism, the rights of Palestinians, and the importance of upholding the dignity of all people — within the U.S. empire and outside it. Source

Cornel West bid prompts worries from progressives: ‘I just wish he wasn’t doing it’

Progressive lawmakers are voicing concerns over Cornel West’s third-party bid, worried that a figure they respect could cripple President Biden’s prospects in 2024. West launched a Green Party campaign earlier this year to inject more leftism into the election cycle. He’s challenging both the Democratic and Republican establishments, raging against them in equal measure, and […]

Carville: Cornel West a ‘Threat to the Continued Constitutional Order’ — He Will Get Trump Elected

Democratic strategist James Carville said Monday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that left-wing academic Cornel West seeking the Green Party’s presidential nomination was a “threat to the continued constitutional order in the United States.” Source

“Let Cuba live”: Lula, Correa, Cornel West and 400 Leading Personalities of the World Demand to U.S. President Biden

People from different walks of life are standing in support of revolution in Cuba. They are calling to defend the revolution in Cuba. Leading artists, intellectuals, personalities, U.S. lawmakers are calling on the U.S. government to withdraw blockade against Cuba. A Granma report said: As another reliable example of the rejection generated in the international […]

Cornel West accuses Harvard of ‘spiritual rot’ in resignation letter

Cornel West, prominent professor of African American studies and progressive activist, said this week that his resignation from Harvard University was driven by a tenure dispute and the Ivy League school’s “intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy.” According to media reports, Cornel West said in a letter dated June 30: “How sad it is to see our beloved Harvard […]

Cornel West explains why he’s convinced his views on Israel led him out of Harvard

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Cornel West says Harvard donors establish ‘taboo’ on criticism of Israel (and NYT buries that angle)

You have surely heard the news from late February that Cornel West was denied tenure at Harvard and has attributed the rejection to his support for Palestinian freedom. West, 67, a philosophy professor in the Divinity School who has gotten wide faculty and graduate-student support, made the allegation to scholar Tricia Rose on the Tight […]

Rosario Dawson, Angela Davis, Cornel West Among 27 US Figures Calling for Release of Ahed Tamimi

More than two-dozen high-profile art and film figures, as well as athletes and academics, from the U.S. have signed a petition calling for the release of Palestinian iconic teen Ahed Tamimi who faces 12 charges and is being tried in an Israeli military court behind closed doors. Netflix Marvel series star Rosario Dawson, Grey’s Anatomy star […]

Israeli army blows up three Palestinian wells in occupied Hebron

Violence / Blockades / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem Army destroys water wells, damages property, in Hebron IMEMC 14 July — As the extensive Israeli military invasion into the southern West Bank district of Hebron continues to escalate, the soldiers destroyed, on Thursday morning, water wells, and the entrances of several Palestinian homes. Media […]

First "boycott ban" case defeated in UK high court

Asa Winstanley Activism and BDS Beat 30 June 2016 In February UK minister Matthew Hancock announced anti-BDS measures with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Prime Minister of Israel/Flickr) The first case to cite the UK government’s attempt to quash boycotts of Israel failed in the high court on Tuesday. A group of anti-Palestinian lawyers brought a case […]

Global Palestine – An Interview with Jeff Halper

Israel plays a host of praiseworthy roles in today’s troubled world, some say — providing a homeland for the planet’s perennially victimized Jews; bolstering peace and democracy in a uniformly violent and illiberal region; hatching clever innovations for the betterment of humanity, against all odds, plagued by endless hazards. In his new book War Against […]

A Grandma Drone Resister’s Letter From Prison

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Shutterstock. A jailed Catholic Worker shares her motivations for protesting the U.S. government’s drone policy. Editor’s Note: Mary Anne Grady Flores was issued an order of protection aimed at keeping her away from Hancock Field Air National Guard Base after she participated in an act of civil disobedience in 2012. The next […]

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