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VIDEO: Chris Hedges, Cornel West on the Demonization of the Black Poor

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In the second part of the two-part premiere episode of his TeleSUR show, “Days of Revolt,” Chris Hedges sits down with political commentator and professor Cornel West to discuss the dismantling of the black prophetic tradition and the dismissal of the plight of the poor by black elites.

VIDEO: Chris Hedges, Cornel West on Black Prophetic Tradition

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In the premiere episode of his TeleSUR show, "Days of Revolt," Chris Hedges sits down with political commentator and professor Cornel West to discuss the black prophetic tradition, a movement profiled in West's recent book, "Black Prophetic Fire."In the premiere episode of his TeleSUR show, "Days of Revolt," Chris Hedges sits down with political commentator and professor Cornel West to discuss the black prophetic tradition, a movement described in West's recent book, "Black Prophetic Fire."

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Update: Transcript added. Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and columnist Chris Hedges argue over the significance of the USA Freedom Act -- specifically, whether it represents a meaningful challenge to the national security and surveillance state.Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and columnist Chris Hedges argue over the significance of the USA Freedom Act—specifically, whether it represents a meaningful challenge to the national security and surveillance state.

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