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


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NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' March from Selma to Washington Mobilizes Activists Across Five Southern States

MP3 Interview with Carmen Watkins, NAACP national field director
Carmen Watkins discusses "America's Journey for Justice" march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C., that is mobilizing citizens around the issues of reforming the U.S. criminal justice system, voting rights, living wage jobs and equality in education.

Robots, Nature and the Singularity

MP3 Interview with Gar Smith, Environmentalists Against War and editor of the weekly online ecozine, The Edge
Gar Smith delivers a talk titled, "Robots, Nature and the Singularity," recorded at The International Forum on Globalization's "Teach-In: Techno-Utopianism and the Fate of the Earth," recorded on Oct. 25, 2014 at Cooper Union in New York City. Smith is also former editor of the award-winning Earth Island Journal

AT&T's "Unique" Relationship with NSA Comes Under Scrutiny After Release of Snowden Documents

MP3 Interview with Mark Klein, AT&T technician who in 2006 blew the whistle on AT&T's cooperation with the NSA
Mark Klein discusses documents recently released by Edward Snowden and articles detailing telecom giant AT&T's partnership with the NSA in facilitating warrantless surveillance of American's Internet communication. Klein is also author of the book, "Wiring Up The Big Brother Machine...And Fighting It"

Connecticut is First State in the Nation to Propose a Penalty on Low Wage Employers

MP3 Interview with Tom Swan, executive director of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group (CCAG)
Tom Swan talks about the proposed 'Low Wage Employer Fee,' that would impose a penalty on big businesses with 500 or more employees, who pay their employees less than $15 an hour, in order to hold corporations accountable to reimburse taxpayers for publicly funded social safety net programs.


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