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: Oct. 27, 2014


EU Falters on Agreement to Reduce Green House Gas Emissions, Outlook Bleak for Future International Climate Treaty

MP3 Interview with Karen Orenstein, Friend of the Earth's international finance campaign coordinator
Karen Orenstein takes a critical look at the recently announced European Union plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions, boost renewable energy sources and reduce energy use by 2030. She'll also discuss the status of the global climate movement one month after NYC's People's Climate March and what the world can expect at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, (UNFCC COP 21) in Paris, France in December 2015.

Recent Attacks Targeting Canadian Soldiers Offers Neo-Con Politicians Rationale to Boost Security Policies and Erode of Civil Liberties

MP3 Interview with Beau Grosscup, professor of political science at California State University, Chico and author of the book, "The Newest Explosions of Terrorism"
Beau Grosscup discusses the recent attacks on Canadian soldiers, and the concern that these terrorist incidents will be used as a justification to further militarize government security policies and tactics.

Techno Utopianism Conference Warns Against Misplaced Faith in Technology as Panacea to Address Planetary Crises

MP3 Interview with Bill McKibben and Victor Menotti
Report from the "Techno-Utopianism & The Fate of the Earth" conference that just concluded Oct. 26 in New York City, featuring an interview with Victor Menotti, executive director of the International Forum on Globalization, primary sponsor of the conference. Also features a speech by Bill McKibben, environmentalist, author and founder,

Connecticut Green Party State Senate Candidate Advocates Establishing a Public Bank

MP3 Interview with Ed Heflin, Wall Street consultant and co-coordinator of the Connecticut chapter of the Public Banking Institute
Ed Heflin discusses his platform on issues including his advocacy of establishing public banking in the state. Heflin is the only candidate opposing three-term incumbent GOP Sen. L. Scott Frantz in the 36th District (Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford) as the Democrats declined to nominate an opponent. Heflin is the Green Party candidate.


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