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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After Obama Visits Havana, Cubans Hope Blockade Will Be Next Cold War Remnant to Be Buried

MP3 Interview with Peter Kornbluh, senior analyst with the National Security Archive
Peter Kornbluh discusses President Obama's historic trip to Cuba and the White House decision to release classified documents on the dark U.S. relationship with the military dictatorship in Argentina. Mr. Kornbluh is an author of many books including his latest, co-written with William LeoGrande, entitled, "Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana."

GOP Candidates Trump & Cruz Follow ISIS Script By Stoking Hate and Fear Against Muslims

MP3 Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst
Mel Goodman examines the recent Brussels terrorist attacks and the response in Europe, as well as among politicians here in the U.S., in the context of the presidential election campaign, e.g. Ted Cruz's proposal to patrol Muslim communities and Donald Trump's advocating the use of torture. Mr Goodman currently serves as a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor of government at Johns Hopkins University.

Democracy Spring Civil Disobedience Action to Demand US Congress Act to End Political Corruption

MP3 Interview with Kai Newkirk, campaign director with the group Democracy Spring
Kai Newkirk discusses preparations for Democracy Spring's planned march from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. April 2nd to April 11th and the organizing being done for mass non-violent civil disobedience at the U.S. Capitol in a protest targeting the corruption of big money in U.S. politics, and to demand free and fair elections in which every American has an equal voice.

Saudi Arabia, with US Help, Marks One Year of Intervention in Yemen's Bloody Civil War

MP3 Interview with Stanley Heller, executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee
Stanley Heller talks about a planned protest outside the Yale Law School in New Haven, CT on Wednesday, March 30th, where activists will be calling for an end to the U.S. supply of weapons to Saudi Arabia which has been carrying out deadly airstrikes in Yemen for the past year, as the oil rich monarchy attempts to destroy Houthi rebels in the country, which they assert are allied with Iran.


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