8 May 2024

Cornel West on US Presidential campaign to end ‘iron grip’ of ruling class

The US presidential race isn’t just Biden v Trump. It also includes a number of independent candidates, among them the prominent author, activist and philosopher Cornel West.

On announcing his candidacy the 70-year-old wrote on social media he was running ‘to end the iron grip of the ruling class and ensure true democracy.’

Cornel West is a long-standing outspoken voice in left-wing politics in the US.