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

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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 (www.wagingnonviolence.org) 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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"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: Dec. 7, 2015

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San Bernardino and Colorado Springs Mass Shootings Provoke Renewed Gun Control Debate

MP3 Interview with Ladd Everitt, director of communications with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Ladd Everitt talks about America's ongoing crisis of gun violence in the context of public attention on recent mass shooting incidents in Colorado Springs, Colorado and San Bernadino California, as well as the continuing failure of Congress to enact even basic preventative measures, i.e. universal background checks.


Paris Climate Summit Unlikely to Produce Sufficient Limits on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

MP3 Interview with Karen Orenstein, Senior international policy analyst with Friends of the Earth
Karen Orenstein discusses progress at the ongoing U.N. Climate Summit meeting in Paris and the international landscape of activism that's gearing up to push for more concerted action to battle climate change after the summit meeting concludes.


Consumers and Fishing Industry Oppose FDA Approval of GMO Salmon

MP3 Interview with Patty Lovera, assistant director of Food & Water Watch
Patty Lovera examines the FDA's recent approval of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) salmon, the first GMO animal product to be permitted to enter the U.S. food system, the possible negative heath effects and organizing being done to launch a consumer boycott. (Patty Lovera coordinates the group's food team).


Witness Against Torture Holds Cuba Vigil in Solidarity with Guantanamo Detainees

MP3 Interview with Mark Colville, co-founder of the New Haven, Connecticut Amistad Catholic Worker House,
Mark Colville discusses the recent Witness Against Torture action in Cuba in which he participated which protested the continued detention of 107 men being held at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison camp. (Mark Colville, a long time social justice activist, has been arrested many times in civil disobedience actions across the country.)


 

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