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


"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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Show date: Sept. 22, 2014


Saudi Arabian Monarchy Linked to ISIS and Other Islamist Terrorist Groups

MP3 Interview with Ali Al-Ahmed, director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs
Ali Al-Ahmed offers his assessment of President Obama's recent speech on his decision to further escalate U.S. military intervention to confront ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria. He'll also provide analysis on the role of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states in funding and support for violent Islamist groups throughout the Middle East and other regions.

Occupy Wall Street's Strike Debt Group Abolishes Nearly $4 Million in Student Debt

MP3 Interview with Luke Herrine, student at New York University Law School and a member of Strike Debt, a group which grew out of the Occupy Wall Street movement
Luke Herrine discusses the work of Strike Debt's Rolling Jubilee program and the purchase/abolishment of $3.8 million of student debt as well as the group's broader goal of building a national debt resistance movement

Will the Massive Peoples Climate March be a Catalyst for Building an Effective International movement?

MP3 Interview with Rachel Smolker, co-director of the group Biofuelwatch
Rachel Smolker discusses the issues explored in her recent article, "After the Climate March, Then What? Flood Wall Street." She'll be assessing the potential of the Sept. 21st Peoples Climate March in New York City and other cities worldwide to be a catalyst for building an effective movement, as well as describing the direct action, civil disobedience targeting Wall Street on Monday, Sept. 22 - linking finance capital with fossil fuel corporations' opposition to government action addressing the climate crisis.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Former Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich and Others Charge U.S. Political System Unresponsive to Climate Crisis

MP3 Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, Climate March organizer Leslie Cagan and others
A special report on the Sept. 21 People's Climate Change March in New York City, featuring interviews with former Ohio Rep. and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, activist attorney and member of the Hudson Riverkeeper organization Robert F. Kennedy Jr., People's Climate March organizer Leslie Cagan and many other activists who converged on Manhattan for the largest climate crisis protest to date worldwide.


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