Thanks to the Smiley & West Show, we listen to an interview that Cornel West recently conducted with Bob Avakian. This interview is sharp and wide-ranging, challenging and inspiring. Cornel West, a prominent public intellectual, engages with Bob Avakian, the leader of the revolution in this country.
Jason Kowalski, policy director, 350.org, talks about climate change, and the Do The Math Tour: This month of November, Bill McKibben, author and environmentalist, and 350.org "are hitting the road to build the movement that will change the terrifying math of the climate crisis."
Hurricane Sandy is only the latest in a series of events, including drought, wildfires, melting glaciers and record temperatures, which underline the extreme environmental emergency that humanity, and the planet, are facing. We talk to Jason about the danger we face, and what can and must be done.