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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Glenn Greenwald:  Obama Continues and Deepens Bush-Era Civil Liberties/Due Process Violations

MP3 Interview with Glenn Greenwald, civil liberties columnist with the Guardian newspaper and author of "With Liberty and Justice for Some"
In this excerpt of a speech delivered at a civil liberties conference at Central Connecticut State University on Dec. 8th, Glen Greenwald traces the continuity of the Bush and Obama administrations' violation of due process, constitutional protections and international law.
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Norman Solomon:  House Progressive Caucus Enables Obama's Concessions to Tea Party GOP Demands

MP3 Interview with Norman Solomon, an activist, columnist and author of "Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State" and "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death"
Norman Solomon, who ran a close second in a primary race for California's 2nd District North Coast congressional seat, discusses his recent article, "The Progressive Caucus: Enabling Obama's Rightward Moves," explaining why most of the compromise on Capitol Hill today is coming from the left, despite an election where progressive values won the day.
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Eva Golinger:  Opposition Reacts to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s Grave Health Situation With Demand for New Election

MP3 Interview with Eva Golinger, Venezuelan-American attorney and author of the best-selling books, “The Chávez Code: Cracking US Intervention in Venezuela” and “Bush vs. Chávez: Washington’s War on Venezuela”
Eva Golinger discusses the politics related to President Chavez's health situation and examines U.S. media coverage regarding opposition party claims about Venezuela's constitution and the necessity for a new presidential election.
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Meg Staunton and Nancy Lefkowitz:  March Advocating Stronger Connecticut Gun Control Laws Planned in Hartford on Feb. 14

MP3 Interview with Meg Staunton and Nancy Lefkowitz, co-founders of the group March for Change
Meg Staunton & Nancy Lefkowitz discuss about their planned protest march in Hartford, CT on Feb. 14th, (the second month anniversary of the horrific Newtown Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings) demanding common sense gun laws in the state of Connecticut.


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