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: Nov. 4, 2013


Michael J. Wilson:  Federal Cuts to Food Stamp Program Hurt Children, Seniors and the Disabled the Most

MP3 Interview with Michael J. Wilson, director of Maryland Hunger Solutions, an initiative of the Food Research and Action Center
Michael J. Wilson discusses major federal funding cuts to the food stamp program, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), the impact on recipients, the public policy debate on government priorities and what many observers see as a long-running war on the nation's poor.
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Norman Solomon:  Campaign Launched to Restore NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden's U.S. Passport

MP3 Interview with Norman Solomon, a former California congressional candidate, co-founder of and author of “War Made Easy, How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death."
Norman Solomon talks about the latest revelations from former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden about massive U.S. government spying around the globe, the significance of the recent Washington, D.C. "Stop Watching Us" anti-dragnet surveillance protest and the possibility that Snowden may be invited to testify in Germany about the surveillance of Angela Merkel's cell phone and about related issues.
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Phil Donahue:  TV Talk Show Host Phil Donahue's Documentary Film, "Body of War," a Close-up Look at the Horrors of War

MP3 Interview with Phil Donahue, Legendary award-winning TV talk show host
Phil Donahue talks about his 2008 documentary film, "Body of War," which he co-directed and for which he was executive producer, along with filmmaker Ellen Spiro. The film is a visceral profile of a young U.S. soldier who returns from the Iraq War severely disabled. It portrays his day-to-day struggle to cope with his injuries and understand the real reasons behind the 2003 U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Phil Donahue will be speaking at a screening of the film this Thursday, Nov. 7 at Worthington Hooker School, 691 Whitney Ave., New Haven at 7 p.m.

Karl Grossman:  Public Debate on the Future of Plum Island, a Former Government Germ Warfare Site on Long Island Sound

MP3 Interview with Karl Grossman, professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury, N.Y., and author of "Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power,"
Karl Grossman talks about his recent article, "Condos at the Germ Lab? - The Deadly Secrets of Plum Island" and future plans for the once-secret government germ warfare testing and Animal Disease Center site located on Long Island Sound.


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