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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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Reporting / In-Depth Series; Radio
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Special Programming Special Programming

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 (www.wagingnonviolence.org) 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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"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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This Week on Counterpoint

Show date: March 18, 2013

Robert Parry:  Questions Linger about New Pope's Conduct During Argentina's Brutal Military Dictatorship

MP3 Interview with Robert Parry, editor of ConsortiumNews.com and one of the reporters who helped expose the Iran-Contra scandal for the Associated Press in the mid-1980s
Robert Parry discusses his recent article, "Dirty War' Questions for Pope Francis," and assesses corporate media coverage of questions about the conduct of newly-elected Pope Francis during the bloody reign of the Argentinian military dictatorship.
See BTL page for full description, subject links and edited audio


Richard D. Wolff:  Economic Austerity Policies, a Failure in Europe and through History, Driving Current U.S. Budget Debate

MP3 Interview with Richard D. Wolff, author of, "Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism," and "Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Meltdown and What to Do About it," currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of New School University, New York City
Richard D. Wolff discusses the record Dow average & high corporate profits -- in contrast to the weak economy, high unemployment and increasing income/wealth inequality.


Ralph Nader:  Ralph Nader Pickets Connecticut Walmart Store, Kicking off Campaign to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

MP3 Interview with Ralph Nader, Citizen activist and former independent Presidential candidate Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader talks about his recent picket of the Torrington, Connecticut Walmart store and the campaign advocating an increase in the federal minimum wage, as well as the related issue of growing income inequality.
See BTL page for full description, subject links and edited audio


Ron Pinciaro:  Connecticut Against Gun Violence Pushes Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Bills in Connecticut Legislature

MP3 Interview with Ron Pinciaro, Connecticut Against Gun Violence Executive Director
Ron Pinciaro discusses his group's ongoing campaign to pass comprehensive gun violence prevention legislation in the Connecticut House and Senate and comments on the parallel campaign at the federal level.


 

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