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: March 21, 2016


Rising Anger in the U.S. Electorate is a Symptom of a Failing Economic and Political System

MP3 Interview with John Nichols, author and political writer for The Nation
John Nichols discusses his new book, co-written with Robert McChesney titled, "People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy." He also assesses the 2016 presidential election campaign, the chaos within the GOP regarding Donald Trump's frontrunner status and the future of Bernie Sanders' progressive movement. Nichols serves as The Nation magazine's national affairs correspondent, is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and is associate editor of the Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. He is also author and co-author of many books including "Outsider in the White House," "Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street" and "The S Word: A Short History of an American Tradition: Socialism."

"Donald Trump is Part of the Dark U.S. Fascist Tradition," UCONN Scholar Says

MP3 Interview with Christopher Vials, director of American Studies at the University of Connecticut
Christopher Vials discusses his views on Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, examining the ways in which he believes Trump is part of the fascist tradition. He also examines the history of fascist movements in the U.S. and the role of corporate media in boosting public support for Trump 's campaign. Mr. Vials is also associate professor of English at the University of Connecticut (UNCONN) and author of "Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left and the Fight against Fascism in the U.S."

"People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."

MP3 Interview with John Nichols, author and political writer for The Nation
Excerpt of talk by John Nichols on The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, recorded at Seattle Town Hall on March 9, 2016 during Nichols' and Robert McChesney's tour promoting their new book, "People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."

"Billionaires & Oligarchs Opposing Bernie Sanders" on the 2016 Election Campaign

MP3 Interview with Nick Collins, member of the group Billionaires & Oligarchs Opposing Bernie Sanders, or B.O.O.B.S.
Nick Collins talks about the comedic and serious work his group is doing in this year's presidential election campaign. B.O.O.B.S., a grassroots network of CEOs, Wall Street bankers, lobbyists, war profiteers, whose mission is to ensure that the poor and middle classes vote against their own best interest and Stopping Bernie Sanders' campaign for the presidency."


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