Thousands of protesters have crowded Wall Street for the last 12 days, decrying the effects of corporate greed on a functioning democracy. Those protesters, Occupy Wall Street, are our Truthdiggers of the Week.Thousands of protesters have "Occupied" Wall Street for the last 12 days, decrying the effects of corporate greed on a functioning democracy. They are our Truthdiggers of the Week.
Tavis Smiley is a tenured public broadcaster; Cornel West is a tenured professor at Princeton University. Together like Voltron, they form the new public radio show, "Smiley & West."
On the most recent episode of Avi Lewis' "Fault Lines," Princeton professor Cornel West talks race, class, foreign policy, the global recession, and the current political pressure that is being put upon Barack Obama.