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.
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

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Show date: May 15, 2017


New Trump "Election Integrity" Commission Is a "Sham"

MP3 Interview with Jenny Flanagan, vice president for state operations with Common Cause
Jenny Flanagan examines President Trump's convening of an "election integrity commission," the false premise for it's creation and the danger of the body being used as a "Trojan Horse" to justify new voter suppression measures.

Trump Firing of FBI Director a Threat to US Rule of Law

MP3 Interview with Caroline Fredrickson, president of the American Constitution Society
Caroline Fredrickson assesses the crisis which followed President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, prospects now for a credible investigation into the Russia-Trump election collusion allegations, and the threat posed by Trump's actions to democracy and the U.S. Constitution.

Trump - Pentagon Afghanistan Troop Escalation Bound to Fail

MP3 Interview with John Motter, Marine veteran who was deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan with the Marine infantry
John Motter expresses his group's views on President Trump's recently announced plan to send an estimated 5,000+ additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan and the status of this and other regional conflicts. Mr. Motter is also member of Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Sustainable Agriculture Key to Food Sovereignty

MP3 Interview with Kevin Gallagher, veteran WPKN radio producer
Kevin Gallagher talks about the topics explored on his weekly Monday show, "Digging in the Dirt," where he takes a critical look at trends and innovation in agriculture, farming, gardening as well as food issues including organics, seeds, GMOs and the bio-nutrient movement.


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