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: Feb. 20, 2017


Trump's Attack on the Media & Constant Stream of Lies, Echo of Fascist/Authoritarian Leaders

MP3 Interview with Christopher Vials, director of American studies at the University of Connecticut and author of "Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left and the Fight against Fascism in the U.S.,"
Christopher Vials discusses his observations of President Trump's first month in office, i.e., attacks on the media, a continuing pattern of lies, mass firing of career civil servants and ongoing concerns regarding Trump being part of "America's dark fascist tradition." Mr. Vials is also author of "Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left and the Fight against Fascism in the U.S."

Trump Administration's Muddled Middle East Policy Views, Likely to Deepen Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

MP3 Interview with Phyllis Bennis, fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies
Phyllis Bennis discusses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent visit to the White House, the Trump administration's policy toward Israel, Palestine and the future of the two-state solution, as well as the repercussions if Israel goes forward with annexation of the Palestinian West Bank. Ms. Bennis also directs the New Internationalism Project. She has written and edited eleven books, the latest titled, "Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer."

Early Drive for Trump Impeachment Launches with Petition Drive

MP3 Interview with Norman Solomon, journalist, author, media critic and activist
Norman Solomon discusses the Free Speech For People & petition with more than 850,000 signatures delivered to Congress calling on the House of Representatives to initiate an impeachment investigation into President Trump’s corrupt business dealings. Mr. Solomon is also a the founder of the Institute for Public Accuracy and co-founder and coordinator of the online organization Author of the book,"War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death"

CT Green Party Supports Public Banking and National Popular Vote Compact in Legislative Session

MP3 Interview with Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Connecticut Green Party and the Green's 1st District Congressional candidate in 2016
Mike DeRosa talks about the issues his party will be addressing in this year's Connecticut legislative session and his participation in a recent important hearing on the state becoming part of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would elect the U.S. president through the popular vote, eliminating the vote being decided by the Electoral College without regard to the results of the popular vote.


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