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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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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Show date: Nov. 16, 2015


American's Longest War in Afghantistan is Going from Bad to Worse

MP3 Interview with Ann Jones, independent scholar, journalist and currently an associate of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University
Ann Jones is the author of ten books of nonfiction, including, "Kabul in Winter," and most recently,"They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story." She'll share her views on the massacre in Paris claimed by ISIS and discuss her important recent article, "Afghanistan After the American War," and the policy options ahead concerning Afghanistan for the Obama administration

Oregon's Dept. of Justice Caught Spying on State Residents Who Used #BlackLivesMatter Hashtag

MP3 Interview with Mat dos Santos, legal director with the ACLU of Oregon
Mat dos Santos talks about the recent revelation that the Criminal Justice Division of the Oregon Department of Justice has secretly surveilled Oregonians who use the Black Lives Matter hashtag, and about the wider issue of political surveillance conducted by government agencies.

ISIS Terrorist Attacks Designed to Instill Fear & Hasten the "Apocalypse"

MP3 Interview with Vijay Prashad, George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Prof. Prashad discusses the context for understanding the terrorist attack in Paris, and the policy options available to diminish further cycles of violence. He's author of 17 books, including: "Land of Blue Helmets: The UN in the Arab World," edited with Karim Makdisi and "The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World."

Multi-Issue Youth Coalition Organizes Protest Action Demanding Justice on Race, Climate & Immigration

MP3 Interview with Deirdre Shelley, member of the group Our Generation Our Choice
Deirdre Shelley discusses her group's recent multi-issue protest in Washington, D.C. demanding justice on race, climate and immigration and the future potential of building multi-issue coalitions addressing public policy matters not being addressed by Congress.


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