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As we all navigate the balance between hope and uncertainty, we invite you to join Cornel West & Tricia Rose on The Tight Rope, a weekly podcast where we take time to welcome listeners and guests as thought collaborators with our revered hosts, public intellectuals Dr. Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose. The Tight Rope is rich in creative, unfiltered dialogue on topics ranging from pop culture, art and music, to the contours of systemic racism, philosophy, the power of Socratic self-examination, and the possibilities of a peaceful and just world. This new and interactive podcast format will highlight the professors’ combined expertise to encourage critical thinking, self-reflection, and human connection as we navigate The Tight Rope.

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As we all navigate the balance between hope and uncertainty, we invite you to join Cornel West & Tricia Rose on The Tight Rope, a weekly podcast where we take time to welcome listeners and guests as thought collaborators with our revered hosts, public intellectuals Dr. Cornel West and Professor Tricia Rose. The Tight Rope is rich in creative, unfiltered dialogue on topics ranging from pop culture, art and music, to the contours of systemic racism, philosophy, the power of Socratic self-examination, and the possibilities of a peaceful and just world. This new and interactive podcast format will highlight the professors’ combined expertise to encourage critical thinking, self-reflection, and human connection as we navigate The Tight Rope.

    Office Hours: The Obama Generation is Discontented with Democracy

    Office Hours: The Obama Generation is Discontented with Democracy

    The generation of folks who cast their first-ever vote for Barack Obama, also known as millennials, are feeling down about democracy, according to a new global study by the University of Cambridge. Tricia Rose and Cornel West reflect on the reasons for their discontent and why much of it is noble and justified, in this special Office Hours session.Learn more at https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Creator/EP: Jeremy BerryEP/Host: Cornel WestEP/Host: Tricia RoseProducer: Allie HembroughProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records)#TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #Election2020 #Millennials #Vote #Democracy #BlackLivesMatter

    • 16 min
    #Debate After Party Briahna Joy Gray, Ron Daniels, and John Fetterman

    #Debate After Party Briahna Joy Gray, Ron Daniels, and John Fetterman

    Cornel West and Tricia Rose hosted a Presidential Debate After Party with special guests Briahna Joy Gray, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, and Dr. Ron Daniels.Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is a democratic socialist and was once dubbed "America's coolest mayor" by the Guardian. He says his state is where the presidential election will be decided and updates us on the situation there.Briahna Joy Gray was the National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign. A Jill Stein voter in 2016, she publicly said she would not endorse Joe Biden in the general election. She hosts a new podcast with @ChapoTrapHouse co-founder @VirgilTexas called @BadFaithPod.Dr. Ron Daniels is a political veteran both as a candidate, when he was a presidential candidate in 1992, and as a consultant, when he was deputy campaign manager for Jesse Jackson in 1988. He is also founder and president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century. Set a reminder so you are notified when we're going live.https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Host: Cornel WestHost: Tricia RoseCreator/EP: Jeremy BerryCoordinating Producers: Allie Hembrough and Ceyanna DentProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records)#TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #Debate #PresidentialDebate #Debate2020 #ChapoTrapHouse #Pennsylvania #Reparations #Election2020 #Biden #Trump

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Jack Conte: #LiveMusic Isn't Dead, It's Just Moving to Patreon

    Jack Conte: #LiveMusic Isn't Dead, It's Just Moving to Patreon

    Patreon co-founder and CEO Jack Conte tells Tricia Rose and Cornel West how the pandemic is driving musicians and other performers to create new models for survival, in this special edition of The Tight Rope.Learn more at https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Creator/EP: Jeremy BerryEP/Host: Cornel WestEP/Host: Tricia RoseProducer: Allie HembroughProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records)#TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #Patreon #JackConte

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Patricia Arquette: How Her Oscar Speech Sparked a Revolution #EqualPay #ERA

    Patricia Arquette: How Her Oscar Speech Sparked a Revolution #EqualPay #ERA

    Patricia Arquette explains to Tricia Rose and Cornel West how her now-famous speech during the 2015 Academy Awards led to positive change for millions of women - and backlash from Black and LGBTQIA+ critics.Learn more at https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Creator/EP: Jeremy BerryEP/Host: Cornel WestEP/Host: Tricia RoseProducer: Allie HembroughProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records)#TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #WomensMarch2020 @PattyArquette #EqualPay #ERA

    • 56 min
    #VPDebate After Party @CornelWest @ProfTriciaRose @RepBarbaraLee Matt Gonzalez @TriciaForWI

    #VPDebate After Party @CornelWest @ProfTriciaRose @RepBarbaraLee Matt Gonzalez @TriciaForWI

    Cornel West and Tricia Rose host a live Vice Presidential Debate After Party featuring special guests Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Matt Gonzalez, and Tricia Zunker.U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee represents California's 13th District and is a leading member of the Congressional Progressive, LGBT Equality, and Black Caucuses.Matt Gonzalez ran as an independent vice presidential candidate in 2008 and was president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors when Sen. Harris was elected S.F. District Attorney in 2003. He narrowly lost a tough S.F. mayor's race against Gavin Newsom and is now the chief attorney in the S.F. Public Defender's Office.Tricia Zunker is the Democratic nominee for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District, which went 56% for Barack Obama in 2008 and 58% for Donald Trump in 2016. She is currently an Associate Justice on the Ho-Chunk Nation Supreme Court and school board president in the district's biggest city, Wausau.https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Host: Cornel WestHost: Tricia RoseCreator/EP: Jeremy BerryCoordinating Producer: Allie HembroughProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records)#TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #TriciaForWI #VPDebate

    • 48 min
    Daniel Ellsberg: #JulianAssange Witness Blows the Whistle on America's Dark Side

    Daniel Ellsberg: #JulianAssange Witness Blows the Whistle on America's Dark Side

    Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg reveals to Cornel West and Tricia Rose what he said in his testimony during the Julian Assange extradition hearing and sheds light on America's dark side - then and now.Click here to watch Dr. West's conversation with Julian Assange, recorded inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in May 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0Np-DxdHas Producer's note: This conversation was recorded a few hours before President Trump revealed his positive COVID-19 diagnosis.Learn more at https://www.thetightropepodcast.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightropepod Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod Creator/EP: Jeremy BerryEP/Host: Cornel WestEP/Host: Tricia RoseProducer: Allie HembroughProducer: James ArtisBeats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records) #TheTightRope #CornelWest #TriciaRose #JulianAssange #Wikileaks #DanielEllsberg #PentagonPapers #Whistleblower #DonaldTrump

    • 58 min

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Brilliant!

Dr West. You are so brilliant! Please come back and visit us in Australia! We need someone like you to help us Blacks and Multicutural [and Whites] explode the education system here. I wish I had you as a teacher in my education in society, culture race and politics. Oh my!!

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Dr Cornel West

Old podcast with Smiley changed my life. So excited this is out.

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