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: Sept. 29, 2014


Angela Davis Speech at Left Forum: Imagining a World with Transformative Justice: Reform and/or Revolution Today

MP3 Interview with Angela Davis, political activist and distinguished professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Angela Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression, is a distinguished professor emerita in the History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies Departments at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a founding member of Critical Resistance, a national organization dedicated to the dismantling of the prison industrial complex. Excerpt of Davis speech recorded at the 2014 Left Forum in New York City. (Originally broadcast on June 9, 2014).

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder's Legacy: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

MP3 Interview with Heidi Boghosian, former director of the National Lawyers Guild and author of the book, "Spying on Democracy"
Heidi Boghosian assesses the record of outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, in areas including: dragnet surveillance of U.S. citizens, drone attacks targeting Americans abroad, holding Wall Street bankers and traders accountable for their behavior which led to the 2008 financial collapse, expanding LGBT rights, criminal justice sentencing reforms, and reining in police abuse and racial profiling.

Billionaire Koch Brothers Investing Heavily in Climate Change Denial University "Research"

MP3 Interview with Connor Gibson, a researcher with the Greenpeace investigations team
Connor Gibson talks about his group's recent report: "Koch on Campus, Polluting Higher Education," and next steps after the People's Climate March for building an effective international climate movement.

Former Legislator Charges Connecticut Gov. Malloy's Education Reform Agenda Aims to Privatize and Corporatize Public Education

MP3 Interview with Jonathan Pelto, former Connecticut state representative, former deputy majority leader, former candidate for governor
Jonathan Pelto served five terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives and was a former deputy majority leader until he left the Legislature in 1993. Most recently, he was a candidate for governor of the newly formed Education and Democracy Party. He discusses his criticism of Gov. Dannel Malloy's education reforms, the corporate agenda on privatizing our public school system, the charges of political corruption linked with charter school funding and alternative models to improve the quality and effectiveness of education in the state.


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