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.
Listen to this interview (June 6, 2011)

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: April 7, 2014


Supreme Court McCutcheon Ruling Increases Power of Super Rich in U.S. Politics

MP3 Interview with Jonah Minkoff-Zern, senior coordinator of Public Citizen’s Democracy is For People
Jonah Minkoff-Zern assesses the consequences of the recent U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the McCutcheon v. FEC case and organizing among grassroots groups to restore campaign finance laws gutted in this case and the 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision.

Only Public Awareness and Action Can Improve Medical and Psychiatric Care Received by Returning U.S. War Veterans

MP3 Interview with Aaron Glantz, who covers veterans and domestic military issues for The Center for Investigative Reporting
Aaron Glantz is author of three books on the topic of war, the latest titled, "The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans." Aaron discusses his recent report, "Wrongful Deaths at the VA," and how the Veterann's Administration's failure in treating PTSD and other mental illness among returning veterans may have contributed to the recent mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. Glantz spent more than 10 years covering the Iraq War and the treatment veterans receive when they come home.

USAID Covert Operation Spied on 40,000 Cubans Who Used U.S.-Funded Twitter-Like Platform

MP3 Interview with Marc Hanson, (WOLA) Washington Office on Latin America's senior associate for Cuba
Marc Hanson talks about his recent article, "USAID's Cuban Twitter: Democracy Promotion Does More Harm Than Good." He also reviews the 50-year history of failed U.S. policy toward Cuba.

Connecticut Legislature Debates Bills That Would Ban GMO Grass Seed and Limit Use of Pesticides Near Children

MP3 Interview with Bill Duesing, organic farmer, organic advocate with the Connecticut chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) and author of the book, "Living on the Earth"
Bill Duesing discusses the proposed Connecticut legislative bans on the sale and use of genetically engineered grass and the use of pesticides where children play. He also reviews the pending GMO labeling law in Connecticut and surrounding states.


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