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.
Listen to this interview (June 6, 2011)

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


"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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In the Face of Threats, Voter Protection Operation Prepared to Safeguard Everyone's Right to Vote

MP3 Interview with Jon Greenbaum, chief counsel with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Jon Greenbaum discusses Voter Protection efforts that his group is involved in on election day 2016 and the threat of voter suppression tactics as described and advocated by members of the Trump presidential campaign. He also speaks about actions being taken to ensure everyone that has a right to vote can cast a ballot on November 8th.

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline Target the Project's Financial Backers

MP3 Interview with Hugh MacMillan, senior researcher and lead expert on the Dakota Access Pipeline with the group Food and Water Watch
Hugh MacMillan talks about growing opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, in the context of local concerns about contamination of water supplies, and the larger issue of expanding fossil fuel infrastructure as people around the globe attempt to combat climate change.

Alternatives to Winner-Take-All Electoral System More Inclusive of Minority Views

MP3 Interview with Rob Ritchie, executive director of the group Fair Vote
Rob Ritchie talks about his work on the issues of U.S. electoral reform, including advocacy of ranked choice voting this year in Maine, and how to effectively address the problem of partisan gerrymandering.

Maine Ballot "Question 5" Would Establish First Ranked Choice Voting System in Nation

MP3 Interview with Kyle Bailey, campaign manager with the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting
Kyle Bailey discusses his group's campaign to win the Maine Ranked Choice Voting Initiative, Question 5 and the advantages an instant runoff voting system can provide voters in Maine, as well as interest that exists in other states across the country in adopting a similar system.

Could Trump's Recruitment of Supporters to "Watch the Polls," Result in Intimidation and Violence?

MP3 Interview with Brad Friedman, investigative journalist, blogger, muckraker and host of the weekly "BradCast" program on KPFK Radio in Los Angeles
Brad Friedman talks about Donald Trump's unsupported charges of a "rigged election," allegations of GOP-organized voter intimidation tactics, and longstanding concern about the integrity/security of electronic voting machines.


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