Cornel West’s inspiring words for Iran’s Green Movement

    The Week in Green with Hamid Dabashi, a weekly broadcast supporting the civil rights movement in Iran, recently conducted an interview with Cornel West. Using his characteristic soulful intellectualism, West called the Green Movement, “the most significant and exemplary movement for justice in the world today” and encouraged its leaders to “try to make some connection to those on the inside of the system.” He also addressed the importance of economics and involving the poor and working people of Iran.

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