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: Jan. 16, 2017


Trump, Russia and the future of US Foreign Policy

MP3 Interview with Melvin Goodman, director, National Security Project at the Center for International Policy
Melvin Goodman examines the many allegations regarding Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election as well as the more recent charge that Russia has compromising material on President-elect Donald Trump. He also covers some of the important points raised in his recent article, "The Dark Side of Obama's Legacy."

Katie O'Connor, director of policy and programming at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

MP3 Interview with Katie O'Connor, director of policy and programming at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
Katie O'Connor provides an overview of the 2016 election and the efforts nationwide to restrict the vote of specific voter groups through onerous voter ID laws and limits on opportunities to vote. She also discusses these issues with an eye on how the right to vote can be protected in future, given the hostile position toward these rights held by many officials of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

What We Need to Know About "Social Self-Defense" Under the Incoming Trump Regime

MP3 Interview with Jeremy Brecher, author of more than a dozen books on labor and social movements
Jeremy Brecher talks about his latest article titled, "Social Self-Defense: Protecting People and Planet Against Trump and Trumpism." He also wrote Strike! and Global Village or Global Pillage. And he's the winner of five regional Emmy awards for his documentary movie work and currently works with the Labor Network for Sustainability.

Racial Justice Movement Pledges Five Days of Resistance Leading Up to Trump Inauguration

MP3 Interview with Dante Barry, executive director of the group Million Hoodies Movement for Justice
Dante Barry talks about a broad national coalition of racial justice groups' plans for the January 16-20 Resist and Reclaim From MLK to Inauguration Day protest actions.

Occupy Inauguration Protest Aims to Build an Independent Movement for the 99%

MP3 Interview with L. George Friday, represents Move To Amend on the Occupy Inauguration National Steering Committee
L. George Friday discusses plans for the group's protest actions during Donald Trump's inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C. January 20th and their Inaugurate Resistance event on January 21st.


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