Tag Archives: Cornel West

Movement for A Peoples Party to hold Peoples Convention on August 30th

Movement For A People’s Party, a group founded with the intention of translating the Bernie Sanders movement into an Independent Political Party in the vein of the People’s Party of William Jennings Bryan, will hold a convention on August 30th from 4-6 pm Eastern Time to discuss strategy for the 2022 and 2024 Elections.Read more ...

GreenDemSoc: Cornel West’s Epic Speech at the Green Party Convention

By GreenDemSoc, published earlier today at American Third Party Report (the author provides some quotes from Cornel West’s speech to the Green Party’s convention:

“Anytime I can be around freedom fighters who are willing to sacrifice, serve, cut against the grain, and change the world, that’s where I want to be.”Read more ...

Cornel West: ‘We’ve got to think seriously of third-party candidates, third formations, third parties’

From Chris Hedges’ column this week at Truthdig:

“We have got to attempt to tell the truth, and that truth is painful,” [Professor Cornel West] says. “It is a truth that is against the thick lies of the mainstream. In telling that truth we become so maladjusted to the prevailing injustice that the Democratic Party, more and more, is not just milquetoast and spineless, as it was before, but thoroughly complicitous with some of the worst things in the American empire.

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