by Steven Gray onApril 25, 2012
A new book by the duo tries to make poverty an issue for the 2012 election.
by Hillary Crosley onApril 21, 2012
West and Smiley talk poverty and their new book, The Rich and the Rest of Us, with Stephen Colbert.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 15, 2012
The talk show host explains why he has convened an all-female brain trust to talk about it.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 8, 2012
Cornel West is calling Melissa Harris-Perry a "fraud." Someone explain how this is productive.
February 7, 2012
Journal-isms update: Pundit won't be appearing on the air "for the time being"; GLAAD responds.
January 13, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Talking tough love for Obama and reforming capitalism with Cornel West, Suze Orman and others.
by Lynette Holloway onNovember 29, 2011
He says that civil disobedience will help win more dollars for the poor in the struggling economy.
by Matthew M. Briones onNovember 17, 2011
Following news that West will leave Princeton for a seminary, a protégé defends his controversy-prone mentor.
by Joel Dreyfuss onNovember 17, 2011
Princeton colleague Eddie S. Glaude Jr. praises the public intellectual's contributions and hopes that he'll stay connected to the university.
by Lynette Holloway onNovember 17, 2011
He will begin teaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York next year.
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