Michael Moore & Cornel West on OWS, Iraq & the Progressive Discontent Obama Faces in ’12 Vote

 As Occupy protests against inequality and corporate greed continue across the United States and around the world, we’re joined by Michael Moore, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and activist, and Princeton University Professor Cornel West. "We expect [President Obama] to do the work of the people," Moore says. "The people are not going to go away. He can either go down as an historic President who become the FDR of this century, or he can be remembered as the man who was in the pocket of Goldman Sachs.” West added, “What we are trying to do is connect what is going on with Wall Street to what is going on in Harlem. … If we continue to have this kind of magnificent movement here and around the world, we want to connect in the corporate greed in Wall Street, and the military industrial complex, the prison complex, and the corporate media multiplex.”

Democracy Now / By Amy Goodman

Posted at October 24, 2011, 5:51am

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