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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.)

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.

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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 www.btlonline.org.

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

"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: April 18, 2016

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ACLU Sues for Documentation That US Bureau of Prisons Approved CIA Torture Site

MP3 Interview with Carl Takei, staff attorney with the ACLU’s National Prison Project
Carl Takei talks about the ACLU's lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Prisons for refusing to release requested documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) related to the agency's 2002 approval of a CIA torture site in Afghanistan.


Nationwide Teach-ins Start Conversation on Alternative Economic and Political Models

MP3 Interview with Dana Brown, national teach-ins coordinator with the Democracy Collaborative and The Next System Project
Dana Brown discusses the organization's nationwide teach-in project, with a focus on analysis of the failures of our current economic and political system, alternative models, and a strategy to move the nation toward implementing change.


US Congress Must Intervene to Address Puerto Rico's Urgent Debt Crisis

MP3 Interview with Andrew Hanauer, campaigns director with the group Jubilee USA Network
Andrew Hanauer assesses Puerto Rico's debt crisis and ongoing Congressional negotiations on finding a fair solution to the economic dislocation impacting the island's citizens.


French Activists 'Stay Up All Night' Movement Gathers Momentum to Resist Austerity

MP3 Interview with Sonali Kolhatkar, host and creator of KPFK Radio's Rising Up with Sonali
Sonali Kolhatkar discusses her recent article published at TruthDig.com titled, "Two Weeks Into a Major Uprising, French Activists Still Staying ‘Up All Night’" - with attention on the common economic issues impacting working people in both Europe and the U.S., and the ways in which activists can now communicate directly with each another, bypassing corporate media. Kolhatkar is the author of "Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence," and co-director of the non-profit group, Afghan Women’s Mission.


 

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