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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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Reporting / In-Depth Series; Radio
First place: "Occupy Wall Street: The birth of a movement for the 99%; Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine; Scott Harris


Between The Lines Blog  BTL Blog

"The Rogue World Order: Connecting the Dots Between Trump, Flynn, Bannon, Spencer, Dugin Putin," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Feb. 13, 2017

"Widespread Resistance Begins to Trump's Muslim Travel Ban at U.S. Airports," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 28, 2017

"MSNBC Editor: Women's March is a Revival of the Progressive Movement," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 24, 2017

"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017

"Free Leonard Peltier," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 6, 2016

"For Natives, a "Day of Mourning"by Reginald Johnson, November 23, 2016

"A Bitter Harvest" by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 15, 2016

Special Programming Special Programming

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 (www.wagingnonviolence.org) 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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"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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A compilation of activist and news sites with a progressive point of view

This Week on Counterpoint

Show date: July 27, 2015

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Will Congressional Rejection of the International Iran Nuclear Accord Lead to War?

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, political & communications director with Peace Action
Paul Kawika Martin talks about the role of the U.S. peace movement in mobilizing support for the international Iran nuclear accord as it's debated in Congress and opponents work to enlist lawmakers to vote for a resolution of disapproval and override a promised presidential veto.


Ralph Nader Assesses the 2016 Presidential Candidates

MP3 Interview with Ralph Nader, citizen activist, author and four-time independent presidential candidate
Ralph Nader assesses the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on the potential of Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' progressive agenda, Hillary Clinton's recent adoption of left rhetoric and the large field of Republican candidates including the "Donald Trump effect."


If Elected, Jeb Bush Says He'll Phase Out Medicare

MP3 Interview with Erica Payne, president of The Agenda Project Action Fund and creator of the "Granny Off the Cliff" TV ad
Erica Payne examines Jeb Bush's recent statement that if elected president, he intends to phase out Medicare. Payne also discusses the corporate media's role in shaping our nation's public debates that often results in the dissemination of misinformation leading citizens to vote against their own economic self-interest.


House Passes Bill That Would Ban State Laws Mandating Labeling of GMO Foods

MP3 Interview with Patty Lovera, assistant director with Food & Water Watch
Patty Lovera discusses the recent House passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which prohibits states from mandating the labeling of food that contains GMO ingredients, its impact on states that currently have their own food labeling laws and the groups behind this effort to deny consumers basic information about the food they eat.


 

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