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    Ebola, Dengue fever, West Nile virus ... Republican ideology created some of these threats in the first place, or managed to make others worse. The climate crisis, which Republicans dismiss en masse, is a key ingredient in all of them.

  • The 0.01 Percent's "I Reap All" Accounts

    At least 9,000 wealthy Americans have amassed $5 million-plus sized IRAs. Multimillionaires and billionaires are shielding vast fortunes from taxation with monstrously huge IRAs.

Cornel West

Cornel West

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. The recipient of more than twenty honorary degrees, he has written many important books, including Race Matters and Democracy Matters. He appears frequently on The Colbert Report, Democracy Now, CNN, C-SPAN, and other national and international media. He lives in New York City.

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Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

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Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

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Cornel West

Cornel West

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. The recipient of more than twenty honorary degrees, he has written many important books, including Race Matters and Democracy Matters. He appears frequently on The Colbert Report, Democracy Now, CNN, C-SPAN, and other national and international media. He lives in New York City.

Other articles by this author

2014 1022 west t

Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

By Cornel West, Beacon Press | Book Excerpt

Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

By Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven, The Nation | Op-Ed