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


"MP3 Audio of Four Panel Discussions from the Left Forum", produced by Scott Harris, March 20, 2010, Pace University, New York, NY

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Show date: Aug. 13, 2012

Callers' Commentary:  Mitt Romney Vice Presidential pick, Paul Ryan

MP3 Interview with Callers' Commentary, Mitt Romney Vice Presidential pick, Paul Ryan
Scott Harris invites callers' comments on Mitt Romney Vice President Pick, Paul Ryan.

Leonard Eiger:  Anti-nuclear activists were arrested and face jail time and fines.

MP3 Interview with Leonard Eiger, media and outreach coordinator with the group Disarm Now Plowshares,
Leonard Eiger talks about the message delivered by a recent action of the group of three "Transform Now Plowshares" protesters at the U.S. government's Y-12, facility in Oak Ridge, TN which stores weapons-grade uranium. The three anti-nuclear activists were arrested and face up to 16 years in jail and $600,000 in fines.
See BTL page for full description, subject links and edited audio

Leah Bolger:  Recent report challenging U.S. police aggression against peaceful protesters.

MP3 Interview with Leah Bolger, president of Veterans for Peace
Leah Bolger discusses her group's just completed convention in Miami, Fla., the VFP's agenda for the November presidential and congressional election and VFP's recent report challenging U.S. police aggression against peaceful protesters.
See BTL page for full description, subject links and edited audio

Gene Stone:  The upcoming Rally for a Nuclear Free Future

MP3 Interview with Gene Stone, Coalition Against Nukes and Residents Organized for a Safe Environment (ROSE)
Gene Stone, longtime Connecticut anti-nuclear activist, and Nancy Burton, director of the Connecticut Coalition Against Millstone, discuss the upcoming Rally for a Nuclear Free Future in Washington, D.C., September 20-22, 2012.


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