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: Nov. 13, 2017


Report Finds America’s top 25 Billionaires Have as Much Wealth as 56% of the Population

MP3 Interview with Josh Hoxie, head of Institute for Policy Studies' Project on Opportunity and Taxation
Josh Hoxie talks about the recent report he co-authored with Chuck Collins, entitled "Billionaire Bonanza 2017: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us."

US Complicit with Saudi Arabia in Yemen War That Has Claimed More Than 10,000 Civilian Lives

MP3 Interview with Shireen Al-Adeimi, Shireen Al-Adeimi, originally from Yemen, a doctoral candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Shireen Al-Adeimi discusses the war in Yemen, the humanitarian crisis which the conflict has triggered, and U.S. complicity with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing carnage which has killed an estimated 10,000 civilians since the war began in March 2015.

New Jersey and Several US Cities Moving to Establish Public Banks

MP3 Interview with Ellen Brown, chair of the Public Banking Institute
Ellen Brown discusses her recent article, "The Public Bank Option for Los Angeles: Safer, Local and Half the Cost," with a focus on the State of New Jersey (and its new Governor Phil Murphy) as well as several U.S. cities that are now considering establishing public banks.

Trump Nominates Big Pharma CEO for Health and Human Services Secretary

MP3 Interview with Wendell Potter, former health insurance industry executive and best-selling author of "Deadly Spin" and "Nation on the Take,"
Wendell Potter talks about the launch of his new investigative news organization "Tarbell," and some of their initial stories including, "How Big Pharma Keeps Drug Prices High."


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