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: March 11, 2013


Gregory Wilpert:  Assessing the Legacy of Venezuela's Late President Hugo Chavez

MP3 Interview with Gregory Wilpert, co-founder of and author of "Changing Venezuela by Taking Power: The History and Policies of the Chavez Government"
Gregory Wilpert recently wrote the piece "Democracy, Elections and Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution." He lived in Venezuela from 2000 and 2008 and is now an adjunct professor of political science at Brooklyn College. Here he assesses the political and economic situation in Venezuela after the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
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Robert Naiman:  Brennan CIA Confirmation Hearing Breaks Bipartisan Silence on U.S. Drone Warfare Program

MP3 Interview with Robert Naiman, director of Just Foreign Policy and editor of the group's Just Foreign Policy daily news summary
Robert Naiman has worked as a policy analyst and researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch. He discusses his recent article, "What Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Exposed About the Drone Strikes."

Karl Grossman:  President Obama's Nominee to Head Energy Department Promotes Nuclear Power and Natural Gas Fracking

MP3 Interview with Karl Grossman, professor of journalism at the State University of New York College at Old Westbury, the recipient of the George Polk Award and author of "Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power"
Karl Grossman discusses his recent article, "Obama’s Department of Fracking and Nukes," which covers President Obama's nomination of Ernest Moniz as his new energy secretary, and its significance for the future of economic interests which advocate a revival of the nuclear power industry, government policy on natural gas fracking and climate change.

Craig Rosebraugh:  New Documentary Film "Greedy Lying Bastards" Investigates Fossil Fuel Industry's Power and Influence on Climate Change Policy

MP3 Interview with Craig Rosebraugh, director of "Greedy Lying Bastards"
Craig Rosebraugh discusses his new documentary's investigation into the power and dominance of the fossil fuel industry, which was filmed in 14 different countries. The film covers corporate power, corrupt politics, media complicity, science and the filmmaker's desired impact on our national debate over climate change.
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