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: Jan. 21, 2013


Tim Sullivan:  “State of the Dream 2013" Report Finds Racial Wealth Divide Fueled by Housing Cras

MP3 Interview with Tim Sullivan, policy coordinator with United for a Fair Economy
Tim Sullivan discusses his group's new report, "State of the Dream, 2013: A Long Way From Home." The report, the tenth annual MLK Jr. Day report , explains that the Great Recession took a greater portion of wealth from Black and Latino families wealth than it did from White families. On the day which celebrates Dr. King's dream and Barack Obama's 2nd presidential inauguration, wealth and income disparity are among the highest seen in our nation's history.
See BTL page for full description, subject links and edited audio

Aquene Freechild:  "Money Out/Voters In" Day of Action Protests Supreme Court Citizens United Ruling Allowing Unlimited, Unaccountable Money in U.S. Elections

MP3 Interview with Aquene Freechild, senior coordinator with Public Citizen’s Democracy is for People Campaign
Aquene Freechild discusses the nationwide Money Out/Voters In day of action in more than 75 towns and cities across the U.S. which protested the Citizens United ruling on Jan. 19, the decision's third anniversary, and called for an end to big money in politics and the guarantee of free and fair elections in America.

Medea Benjamin:  U.S. Drone Strikes Breed Hatred; Serve as Recruitment Tool for America’s Enemies

MP3 Interview with Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Global Exchange and Code Pink Women for Peace, and author of, "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control"
Medea Benjamin talks about President Obama's nomination of John Brennan for CIA director examined in her recent article, "John Brennan vs. a 16-year-old." (rescheduled from the previous week)
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Richard Brodsky:  Federal Appeals Court Ruling on Indian Point Nuclear Plant May Have Wide Implications for Nation's Nuclear industry

MP3 Interview with Richard Brodsky, former 14-term New York state assemblyman from Westchester and senior fellow at Demos
Richard Brodsky discusses the recent Federal Appeals Court Ruling in the Brodsky v. NRC case, and its implications for the long running campaign to shut down the Indian Point nuclear power station in Buchanan, N.Y.


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