The People vs. Goldman Sachs: The Honorable Cornel West and Chris Hedges Presiding
Thanks to New York photographer Robert Chin
for videotaping this and uploading it to Youtube.
YT Description: "Recorded November 3, 2011, 10.15am. The People vs. Goldman Sachs mock trial people’s hearing held at Liberty a/k/a Zuccotti Park with fiery commentary by Dr. Cornel West, eloquence by Chris Hedges, and testimonies from people directly affected by Goldman Sach policies."
You can keep up-to-date with the always compelling Cornel West at his website
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize winning human rights journalist who writes a weekly column for Truthdig
This is the kind of street theater we need to see in cities all across America. In addition to marching and occupying public places, we need to explore creative and provocative ways to capture the attention of the media. In our ADD culture, we’ve got to keep things interesting. West and Hedges are taking a page from the Abbie Hoffman play book.