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: May 25, 2015


U.S. Media Buries the Lead in Special Forces Assault Inside Syria

MP3 Interview with Adam Johnson, a contributing writer to Alternet and Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Adam Johnson discusses his recent article, "White House Reveals 'Boots on the Ground' in Syria, but Media Too Giddy Over Special Ops Porn to Notice" and issues related to U.S. corporate media's failure to provide critical reporting on U.S. military policy and foreign intervention

Obama Administration Falls Short in Plan to Protect Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

MP3 Interview with Peter Jenkins, attorney with the Center for Food Safety
Peter Jenkins talks about his group's response to the Obama White House Pollinator Health Task Force, which they view as far too weak to achieve positive goals, and provides listeners with an overview of the health crisis facing honey bees, monarch butterflies and other pollinators.

As Senate Approves Fast Track, Battle Over Proposed Free Trade Agreements Moves to House

MP3 Interview with John Nichols, Washington correspondent with The Nation magazine
John Nichols discuss the battle within the Democratic party over President Obama's push for Congressional approval of fast track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Nichols is also a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and associate editor of Madison Wisconsin's daily newspaper, The Capital Times. Nichols is the author of many books including, "The Genius of Impeachment" and most recently, "Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street," co-written with Robert McChesney.

"No Justice, No Peace: Confronting Capitalism's and Democracy's Crisis" is Focus of This Year's Left Forum Conference

MP3 Interview with Seth Adler, coordinator of the annual Left Forum conference
Seth Adler talks about this year's gathering in New York City, May 29-31, where the theme will be, "No Justice, No Peace: Confronting the Crises of Capitalism and Democracy." The conference will host over 400 workshops and featured speakers including: Glen Ford, Kshama Sawant, Tom Hayden, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, Laura Flanders and Immortal Technique.


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