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: Feb. 15, 2016


Battle to Replace Antonin Scalia on Supreme Court Looms as Major Election Issue

MP3 Interview with Ari Paul, New York City-based journalist
Ari Paul, a New York City-based journalist who has covered politics for The Nation, Vice, The Guardian, Dissent, Jacobin, Al Jazeera American and many other publications, talks about the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the battle ahead to replace him on the high court. He also discusses his recent article, "The F Word: Yes, Donald Trump is a Fascist, and That Matters."

U.S.-Russia Weapons Build-up Signals Dangerous New Cold War

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, political and communications director with Peace Action
Paul Kawika Martin discusses President Obama's plan to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the inherent dangers, cost and concern about triggering a new nuclear arms race and the Obama administration's plan to spend $3.4 billion to increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other equipment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe "to counter Russia and Vladimir Putin."

In Midst of Economic & Political Crisis, Venezuela's Newly Empowered Opposition Parties May Overreach

MP3 Interview with Steve Ellner, professor of economic history at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz in Venezuela
Steve Ellner provides analysis of both the economic and political situation in Venezuela following the December 6, 2015 election where the right-wing opposition won control of the national assembly and the country's economy is in the midst of a steep decline.

Well-Hidden in Corporate Media, Green Party Voters Choosing Presidential Candidate

MP3 Interview with Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Green Party of Connecticut and the 2014 Green Party candidate for Connecticut Secretary of State
Mike DeRosa talks about the major issues in the 2016 election, his party's candidates running for president and plans for statewide races in Connecticut.


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