Saturday, April 19, 2008

Go West: Cornel West

He was brilliant on Bill Maher; he was brilliant the times I heard him speak live to the Coalition of Essential Schools Conferences I attended; and he is brilliant in the You Tube clips that abound when one searches for him there.

Cornel West, present day Socrates, gadfly to the establishment and the moneyed interests, speaks his mind, and does so with such mastery of the language, that he delights as he deconstructs.

Good starting place : Wikipedia on Cornel West

Here are eight action-packed minutes :

Go West! Go Maher!


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