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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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: June 12, 2017


Senate Select Committee Must Be Appointed to Conduct Credible Investigation of Trump

MP3 Interview with Marge Baker, executive vice president of people for the American Way
Marge Baker assesses the information that came out of fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony before a Senate hearing and talks about her group's recent delivery of four million petition signatures demanding a full investigation into charges that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, obstruction of justice and conflicts of interest.

US Progressive Movement Looks to Broaden Agenda to Go Beyond Resistance

MP3 Interview with John Nichols, national affairs correspondent with Nation magazine
John Nichols discusses the scandals enveloping the Trump administration and the future of the movement launched by Vermont Senator and 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Mr. Nichols is also contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and associate editor at the Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, and author of the forthcoming book, "Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America,"

Labor Party's Jeremy Corbyn Surprises Pundits with UK Election Gains

MP3 Interview with Mark Weisbrot, economist and co-director, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Mark Weisbrot talks about the results of the recent national election in the United Kingdom, summarizing points made in his recent article, "The Resurrection of Jeremy Corbyn: Truth As An Effective Political Weapon: The Labour Manifesto Allowed Voters to See That Corbyn Stood for Things They Believed In."

Trump is a Symptom of Broken US Politics and Economy

MP3 Interview with Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author of 12 books
Chris Hedges, speaking on a panel titled, "Reality Check: Why Now More Than Ever It's Time for Radical Resistance and Independent Green-Left Collaboration," at the Left Forum conference in New York City on June 3rd. Mr Hedges is also an activist and a Presbyterian minister.


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