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: June 26, 2017


Senate Healthcare Bill Will Cause 22+ Million to Lose Health Insurance

MP3 Interview with Gerald Friedman, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Gerald Friedman examines key elements in the recently unveiled US Senate GOP repeal and replace healthcare bill, and assesses its likely impact on life and death healthcare issues for millions of Americans. Mr. Friedman also served as an economic adviser to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign.

Disability Rights Activists Arrested in Direct Action Protest Targeting GOP Healthcare Legislation

MP3 Interview with Mike Oxford, executive director of the Topeka, Kansas Independent Living Resource Center
Mike Oxford discusses his group's non violent direct action organizing targeting U.S. Senators who will soon be voting on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and dramatically reduce funding for Medicaid. Mr. Oxford is also a national organizer with the disability rights group ADAPT.

With US Political & Economic System Failing, Americans Look for Solutions

MP3 Interview with Corey Dolgon, professor of sociology and director of Community Based Learning at Stonehill College
Corey Dolgon talks about his new book, "Kill it to Save it: An Autopsy of Capitalism's Triumph Over Democracy."

Southwest CT Indivisible Group Organizing Local Residents to Oppose Trump Agenda

MP3 Interview with Kaitlyn Shake, one of the founders of the southwest Connecticut Indivisible group, "Fairfield Standing United,"
Kaitlyn Shake talks about the work activists are doing on local, state and national issues - as well as the group's involvement in electoral politics, and how listeners can get engaged.


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