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 23, 2016


Weaponizing Space Poses a Major Threat to Humanity

MP3 Interview with Bruce Gagnon, secretary/coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space
Excerpt of a talk by Bruce Gagnon who addresses the issues of "Space Tech and Corporate Full Spectrum Dominance," recorded at the The International Forum on Globalization's "Teach-In: Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth"conference, October 25, 2014 at Cooper Union in New York City

As Obama Makes Historic Visit to Hiroshima, Scholars Urge Action to Abolition Nuclear Weapons

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, communications director with Peace Action
Paul Kawika Martin discusses President Obama's scheduled trip to visit Hiroshima, Japan this week and his group's position that the president must use his remaining months in office to take substantive action to move the world closer to the abolition of nuclear weapons.

In US Election, Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Urges Activists to Reject 'Lesser Evil Politics'

MP3 Interview with Chris Hedges, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist
Chris Hedges addresses the issues of "Capitalism and Militarism --At Humanity's Peril: Organizing Our Power," a panel discussion recorded at the annual Left Forum conference in New York City on May 20, 2016. Mr Hedge was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades in Latin America, The Middle East, Africa, the Balkans and Europe, 15 of those years with The New York Times. Hedges is the author of several New York Times best sellers including "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt," which he co-wrote with the cartoonist Joe Sacco.

Connecticut Green Party Launches Drive to Collect Signatures for Ballot Access

MP3 Interview with Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Green Party of Connecticut
Mike DeRosa is a 2014 Green Party candidate for Connecticut Secretary of State and talks about the many institutional obstacles for third party candidates in local, state and national elections, as well as what the CT Greens are doing to get ballot access to run candidates for both state and federal office in the 2016 election


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