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.


Listen to Scott Harris Live on WPKN Radio

Counterpoint is broadcast live every Monday evening from 8 to 10 p.m. ET, and can be heard worldwide at (Follows the 5-7 minute White Rose Calendar.)

The two hour show in its entirety is archived after midnight ET Monday nights, and is available for at least a year following broadcast in WPKN Radio's Archives.

Subscribe to Counterpoint bulletins via our subscriptions page.

Scott also is executive producer of a weekly radio newsmagazine, "Between The Lines," heard on 50 community radio stations in the U.S. and Canada. Between The Lines' podcasts, interview transcripts and program summaries can be found at

Scott's most recent Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Award 2011:
Reporting / In-Depth Series; Radio
First place: "Occupy Wall Street: The birth of a movement for the 99%; Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine; Scott Harris

Between The Lines Blog  BTL Blog

"The Rogue World Order: Connecting the Dots Between Trump, Flynn, Bannon, Spencer, Dugin Putin," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Feb. 13, 2017

"Widespread Resistance Begins to Trump's Muslim Travel Ban at U.S. Airports," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 28, 2017

"MSNBC Editor: Women's March is a Revival of the Progressive Movement," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Jan. 24, 2017

"Cornering Trump," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 19, 2017

"Free Leonard Peltier," by Reginald Johnson, Jan. 6, 2016

"For Natives, a "Day of Mourning"by Reginald Johnson, November 23, 2016

"A Bitter Harvest" by Reginald Johnson, Nov. 15, 2016

Special Programming Special Programming

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

Progressive Resources

A compilation of activist and news sites with a progressive point of view

This Week on Counterpoint

Show date: Sept. 14, 2015


International Nuclear Agreement with Iran a Victory for Diplomacy Over War

MP3 Interview with Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism project at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of the new book, “Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror, A Primer.”
Phyllis Bennis assesses the recent Congressional vote that avoided formal rejection of the Iran nuclear deal and the potential ripple effects in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and Lebanon, as well as the flood of war refugees fleeing to Europe.

U.S. Department of Justice Sets New Guidelines to Prosecute Corporate Criminals

MP3 Interview with Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter
Russell Mokhiber discusses his views on reported changes at the U.S. Dept. of Justice, where in future there will be more focus on holding individual corporate employees accountable for corrupt behavior, rather than the corporation as a whole. He also addresses the factors that have contributed to America's corrupt corporate culture in which many powerful executives believe they operate above the law.

Resigned and Jailed Guatemalan President Complicit in Mass Murder and War Crimes

MP3 Interview with Allan Nairn, Interview with Allan Nairn, award-winning U.S. investigative journalist who covered East Timor's struggle for independence
Allan Nairn discusses the recent resignation and jailing of President Otto Pérez Molina on corruption charges, his connection as a general in the Guatemalan military to mass murder committed during the nation's civil war, and profiles frontrunner presidential candidate and comedian Jimmy Morales. Over the years Allan has reported on U.S. foreign policy in Guatemala, El Salvador and Haiti, where Washington has supported dictators, death squads and torture. Reporting from Guatemala.

Connecticut Governor's Council on Climate Change Moves to Set Interim Goals to Limit Greenhouse Emissions

MP3 Interview with John Humphries, organizer with the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs and a member of the CT Governor's Council on Climate Change
John Humphries talks about the mission and progress of the Connecticut Governors Council, as well as the state's climate protection strategy, resisting new natural gas infrastructure, moving toward renewable energy sources and the Global Warming Solutions Act.


Recent Shows


Sept. 7, 2015


Aug. 31, 2015

Aug. 24, 2015

Aug. 17, 2015

Aug. 3, 2015


July 27, 2015

July 20, 2015

July 13, 2015

July 6, 2015


June 29, 2015

June 22, 2015

June 15, 2015

June 8, 2015

June 1, 2015


May 25, 2015

May 18, 2015

May 11, 2015

May 4, 2015


April 27, 2015

April 20, 2015

April 13, 2015

April 6, 2015


March 30, 2015

March 23, 2015

March 16, 2015

March 9, 2015

March 2, 2015


Feb. 23, 2015

Feb. 16, 2015

Feb. 9, 2015

Feb. 2, 2015


Jan. 26, 2015

Jan. 19, 2015

Jan. 12, 2015