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: Aug. 19, 2013


Daniel Ellsberg:  Reflections on the Bradley Manning Verdict and Current U.S. War on Whistleblowers and Journalism

MP3 Interview with Daniel Ellsberg, former government military analyst who in 1971 leaked the now-famous Vietnam War era "Pentagon Papers" to the press
Daniel Ellsberg reflects on the recent verdict in the Bradley Manning trial and his future sentencing, as well as the "national surveillance state" issues related to Edward Snowden's NSA revelations and the Obama administration's expansion of Bush-era national security policies.

Chris Toensing:  As Egypt's Military Executes its Bloody Counterrevolution, U.S. Stands Silent

MP3 Interview with Chris Toensing, executive director and editor, Middle East Report
Chris Toensing assesses the current situation in Egypt, re: the escalating violence and instability - as well as the possible impact on other nations/Islamist movements in the region. He'll also take a critical look at how the Obama administration has responded to the military's repression, including the killing of over 800 supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, recognizing that the U.S. continues to provide an estimated $1.3 billion each year to the Egyptian Army.

Van Henri White:  50th Anniversary Commemoration of 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Continues Struggle for Racial Equality and Social Justice

MP3 Interview with Van Henri White, attorney, social justice advocate and organizer
Van Henri White discusses the upcoming Aug. 28 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and contemporary civil rights issues, including the recent Supreme Court overturning of key sections of the Voting Rights Act and the suppression of voting rights in many states across the U.S. and the issues of jobs and poverty; and the issues of racial profiling central to the Florida murder of Trayvon Martin.

Dori Ahern:  Local Groups Organize Transportation to the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington

MP3 Interview with Dori Ahern, radio producer, activist and organizer
Dori Ahern talks about plans in Connecticut to promote and arrange transportation to the Aug. 28 50th Anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Washington, D.C.

Noam Chomsky:  "Mobilizing for Ecological/Economic Transformation"

MP3 Interview with Noam Chomsky, Institute professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S. political theorist and activist. Apart from his work in linguistics, Chomsky is internationally recognized as one of the most critically engaged public intellectuals alive today.
Part #2 of a speech by Noam Chomsky, recorded on June 8 at this year's Left Forum gathering on the conference theme of "Mobilizing for Ecological/Economic Transformation." (Part #1 of this speech was broadcast on Counterpoint, Aug. 12. Find an audio file of the entire speech at


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