Alexis Tsipras: "Anti-Austerity Politics in Greece, Europe and Beyond"

A talk by the leader of Greece's leading Left Party Coalition, on recorded on Jan. 25, 2013 at The City University of New York, in a program sponsored by CUNY's Center for the Study of Culture, Technology, and Work.

Alexis Tsipras, a member of the Hellenic parliament, president of the Synaspismos political party since 2008, head of the SYRIZA parliamentary group since 2009, and leader of the Opposition since June 2012. SYRIZA currently leads in Greek opinion polls.


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chomskyNoam Chomsky on the Occupy Wall Street movement
Noam Chomsky is linguistics and philosophy professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Author of nearly 100 books, Chomsky is one of the world's most widely read progressive dissident intellectuals. He talks about his new book, "Occupy," about the Occupy Wall Street movement and the wider issues of class warfare in the America today.
Listen to this interview (June 6, 2011)

MP3: Nathan Schneider ( has been reporting on the OWS movement from its first days in August, 2011. In this April 3, 2012 interview, Richard Hill asks him to assess the on-going debate in the movement between those espousing a strict adherence to non-violence principles and practices and those advocating a 'diversity of tactics', Interview conducted by Richard Hill, WPKN


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Show date: July 9, 2012

Karen Perry Stillerman:  Union of Concerned Scientists slams Monsanto Corporation for false claims on GMO crops

MP3 Interview with Karen Perry Stillerman, program manager/senior analyst with the Food & Environment Program of the Union of Concerned Scientists
Karen Perry Stillerman discusses UCS' critique of the Monsanto Corporation's for what they say are false claims made by the company that their genetic engineering seed production has improved agricultural yields and sustainability.
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Peter Maybarduk:  U.S. and eight other Pacific Rim nations conduct secret negotiations on Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement in San Diego

MP3 Interview with Peter Maybarduk, Access to Medicines Program director with Public Citizen
Peter Maybarduk discusses his group's concerns and criticism about the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations going on now in San Diego between the U.S. and eight other Pacific Rim nations.

Sanjeev Bery:  Amnesty International calls for unified global action to quell the escalating violence engulfing Syria

MP3 Interview with Sanjeev Bery, Amnesty International's Middle East advocacy director
Sanjeev Bery discusses AI's call for international action to quell the escalating violence engulfing Syria in that nation's 16-month civil conflict.
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Robert Scheer:  "Crime of the Century," The LIBOR bank scandal exposes widespread corruption on Wall Street

MP3 Interview with Robert Scheer, Vietnam war correspondent, managing editor and editor in chief at Ramparts magazine, a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and a nationally syndicated columnist – now editor in chief at
Robert Scheer discusses his recent article, "Crime of the Century," about the LIBOR (London interbank offered rate) bank scandal, and the issues of corruption on Wall Street and among top banking officials – as well as the urgent need for effective financial regulation.
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