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.
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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 30, 2012

James S. Henry:  An investigation on how the super rich around the world hide their wealth from national taxes

MP3 Interview with James S. Henry, Former chief economist at the international consultancy firm McKinsey & Colead and researcher for the Tax Justice Network's report titled, "The Price of Offshore Revisited,"
James S. Henry investigates the extent to which the super rich around the world have hidden their money from national taxes. Henry estimates that as much as $32 trillion worth of assets have been hidden in secret offshore accounts and thus evaded taxation.
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Jamie Henn:  Activists plan direct action protests to disrupt construction of tar sands pipeline

MP3 Interview with Jamie Henn, U.S. communications manager with the climate change group
Jamie Henn discusses the current status of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the project's impact on climate change and plans for direct action this summer to disrupt construction of the lower leg of the pipeline project.

Miriam Pemberton:  GOP-controlled House of Representatives approves billions for Pentagon

MP3 Interview with Miriam Pemberton, a research fellow for the Peace and Security Program at the Institute for Policy Studies
Miriam Pemberton talks about the GOP-controlled House of Representatives' passage of an additional $3 billion to the Pentagon adding to a military budget already far and away the largest in the world.

Ted Lewis:  Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity, plans tour calling for an end to gun trafficking and violence

MP3 Interview with Ted Lewis, human rights director with the social justice group Global Exchange
Ted Lewis talks about the upcoming Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity, which will tour the U.S. from Aug. 12 to Sept. 12, calling for an end to gun trafficking that has contributed to the killing of tens of thousands in Mexico's drug war, alternatives to drug prohibition laws, and the need to promote bilateral human rights.
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