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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Show date: Dec. 19, 2016


As Democrats Push for Investigation into Russia's Role in US Election; Trump Signals New Hostility Toward China

MP3 Interview with Coleen Rowley, former FBI special agent and division counsel
Coleen Rowley discusses the FBI and CIA allegations that Russian operatives attempted to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election on behalf of Donald Trump and against Hillary Clinton, how that possibility impacts our democracy and what it could mean for future U.S.-Russian relations and neo-conservatives who seem eager to engage in a new Cold War. Ms. Rowley wrote the May 2002 memo to the FBI director which exposed some of that agency's pre-9/11 failures. She was named one of TIME magazine's "Persons of the Year" in 2002

Sen. Jeff Sessions Nomination as Attorney General, Among Trump's Most Dangerous Cabinet Picks

MP3 Interview with Drew Courtney, communications director with the group People for the American Way
Drew Courtney talks about his group's many concerns and objections to President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to become the next U.S. Attorney General, including the Alabama legislator's long history of racially insensitive remarks and a disastrous record on civil rights.

Trump Administration Intent on Eviscerating Environmental and Climate Protection Regulations

MP3 Interview with Benjamin Schreiber, climate and energy program director with Friends of the Earth
Benjamin Schreiber discusses President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that he has chosen Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a dedicated supporter of the fossil fuel industry, to head the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as other nominations and appointments, i.e. ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State and Montana’s freshman Rep. Ryan Zinke to become Secretary of the Interior, that underscore a Trump agenda that aims to eviscerate environmental protections and tear up existing regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

Chanukah/Solstice Vigils Organized Against Islamophobia and Racism

MP3 Interview with Shelly Altman, co-chair of Jewish Voice for Peace in New Haven, CT, one of over 60 chapters nationally
Shelly Altman talks about the group's Weds., Dec. 21st national Chanukah/Solstice Vigil against Islamophobia and Racism from 5:30 to 6:30 pm on the New Haven Green, at the corner of College and Chapel Streets, to challenge injustice and build a society rooted in love and dignity for all people and communities.


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