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 29, 2017


Momentum and Evidence Grows for Trump Impeachment

MP3 Interview with Ron Fein, legal director with the group Free Speech For People
Ron Fein assesses the mounting evidence that Donald Trump and his regime have likely committed high crimes and misdemeanors, which many observers believe should trigger an impeachment investigation in the Republican controlled House of Representatives.

Trump Budget Poses Grave Threat to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

MP3 Interview with Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works
Alex Lawson examines President Trump's proposed federal budget and how it will impact Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid as well as the work his group is doing to educate the public on the serious threat Trump poses to the nation's social safety net programs.

Pentagon Gives Trump Recommendation to Deploy 5,000 More US Troops to Afghanistan

MP3 Interview with Paul Kawika Martin, senior director, policy & political affairs with the group Peace Action
Paul Kawika Martin discusses both Trump's recent trip to the Middle East/Europe & the NATO Summit, and the Pentagon recommendation to deploy 5,000 additional US troops to Afghanistan.

Ralph Nader Receives 2017 Gandhi Peace Award

MP3 Interview with Ralph Nader, peace and social justice activist
Excerpt of talk by Ralph Nader accepting the 2017 Gandhi Peace Award at Yale University on April 23, 2017. Nader, and co-awardee Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, are part of a long line of prominent peace and social justice activist recipients of the award that includes: Eleanor Roosevelt, César Chávez, Dr. Benjamin Spock, Daniel Ellsberg, Bill McKibben and Medea Benjamin.


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