Cornel West and Tavis Smiley Talk Poverty and Democracy on Colbert

Last night, Stephen Colbert hosted Cornel West and Tavis Smiley to discuss their new book, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto”  The book examines US politicians' disregard for poverty as well as the dire need for Americans to focus on what Smiley calls a "matter of national security."

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AlterNet / By Angela Lee

Posted at April 20, 2012, 5:57am

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