Great article about the West/ Coates issue..from popular resistance And then, Particularly the end about Jackson, Miss. and the Mondragon corporation cooperative of Spain. I am telling you, moving to Jackson, Miss. Is it!!! Erica Understanding Coates-West Conflict Clarifies Many Issues When the emails started coming in, I ignored them. By day’s end, my voicemail and email inboxes were filling up with links to the Guardian, followed by links to Facebook pages and blogposts devoted to Cornel West’s takedown of Ta-Nehisi Coates. I felt like I was being summoned to see a schoolyard brawl, and, now that I no longer use social media, I was already late. By the time I read West’s piece, “Ta-Nehisi Coates is the neoliberal face of the black freedom struggle,” it had become the center of international controversy. Perhaps because West named me as an ally, the New York Times requested a comment, followed by Le Monde, and then a slew of publications all trying to get the scoop on the latest battle royale among the titans of the black intelligentsia. -more-
Mondragon coop in the end of this article
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