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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Show date: Oct. 16, 2017


Trump's Decertification of Iran Nuclear Deal Isolates & Weakens U.S.

MP3 Interview with Jamal Abdi, policy director with the National Iranian American Council
Jamal Abdi assesses the prospect that Republican controlled House and Senate may kill the international Iran nuclear weapons agreement by imposing additional sanctions on Tehran after President Trump decertified the deal last week and deferred a decision on the ultimate fate of the agreement to the U.S. Congress.

With Obamacare Subsidy Cut Trump Will Raise Insurance Premiums, Reduce Coverage

MP3 Interview with Eagan Kemp, health care policy advocate with Public Citizen
Eagan Kemp examines the impact of President Trump's recent executive orders impacting the U.S. health care system, ending $9 billion in subsidies to offset the cost of health insurance for low income Americans and expanding access to "association health plans,". Both moves have been widely criticized as a method of sabotaging Obamacare / the Affordable Care Act, that will result in an increase in the number of American without health insurance, the erosion of health insurance standards, substantial increases in insurance premiums and market instability. Eagan Kemp is a former Senior Policy Analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

U.S. Peace Movement Awakens to Meet Challenge of Trump Threat to World Peace

MP3 Interview with Jackie Cabasso, national co-convener with the group United for Peace and Justice
Jackie Cabasso discusses the U.S. peace movement's reaction to President Trump's alarming threats to use nuclear weapons against North Korea, his move to abrogate the international nuclear agreement with Iran, and reports that he had asked military officials to increase the US nuclear arsenal by a factor of ten. Jackie Cabasso is also executive director of the Western States Legal Foundation.

South Korean Peace Activist to Discuss Nuclear Crisis at New Haven Public Forum Oct. 24th

MP3 Interview with Henry Lowendorf, co-chair, Greater New Haven Peace Council
Henry Lowendorf talks about an upcoming event with South Korean peace activist Joyakgol on October 24th in New Haven, CT. He also discusses President Trump's threats to world peace in Korea, Iran and elsewhere and the Greater New Haven Peace Council's local response.


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