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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U.S. Decision to Deploy Heavy Military Equipment to Eastern and Central Europe Dangerously Escalates Tension with Russia

MP3 Interview with John J. Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison distinguished service professor and co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago
John J. Mearsheimer, author of "The Tragedy of Great Power Politics" and co-author with Stephen M. Walt of "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy," discusses the danger posed by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and the escalation of tensions resulting from the recent U.S. decision to preposition dozens of tanks and other military equipment in allied nations in the Baltics and Eastern Europe.

Obamacare Wins Supreme Court Case, but the Struggle to Achieve Universal Health Care Continues

MP3 Interview with Adam Gaffney, research fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Adam Gaffney talks about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the King v. Burwell case that rescued the Affordable Care Act – and the important work that still must be done to provide universal health care to all U.S. citizens, that would include establishing a single-payer health care system, discussed in his recent article, "From Exchange to Egalité."

As Congress Refuses to Restore Voting Rights Act, GOP-Governed States Continue to Enact Voter Suppression Laws

MP3 Interview with Nick Nyhart, co-founder, president and CEO of Every Voice Center (formerly Public Campaign)
Nick Nyhart assesses the current campaign to pressure Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that was gutted in the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court decision in 2013 – and how that struggle relates to the current national debate on combating racism and white supremacy that followed the massacre of nine black church parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina.

Pro-Palestinian Jewish Activists Arrested and Labeled Terrorists for Disrupting IDF Event at CT Temple

MP3 Interview with Gregory Williams, recent graduate of Yale University Divinity School and social justice activist
Gregory Williams discusses his and Dan Fischer's arrest after participating in a May 12 protest at Temple Israel in Westport, Connecticut, where the two had disrupted a luncheon for the group Friends of the Israel Defense Forces to read a statement by Nabila Abu Halima, a Palestinian woman who lives in the Gaza Strip. Halima watched as her son was murdered by IDF soldiers during Operation Cast Lead in 2008/2009.


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