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: Feb. 12, 2018


Trump Budget: More for the Military, Less for Nation's Poor and Vulnerable

MP3 Interview with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project
Lindsay Koshgarian assesses the two-year federal budget deal just passed by Congress that gives the U.S. military 54% of the discretionary budget and how the allocation of these federal funds impacts non-military spending (i.e. public education, EPA, the Veterans Administration and NIH).

As Protests Continue, Honduras Human Rights Conditions Deteriorate

MP3 Interview with Ken Jones, recently returned from a fact finding delegation to Honduras
Ken Jones discusses the grave human rights situation in Honduras, and civil society mobilization opposing the repression of opposition and civil society groups since the nation's disputed November 25th 2017 presidential election. Mr. Jones is a retired professor of teacher education living in Swannanoa, NC.

New Poor Peoples' Campaign Launches 40 Days of Actions

MP3 Interview with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-director of the Kairos Center
Rev. Theoharis and Rev. Barber discusses the campaign, its inspirational history, issues agenda, planned actions and current goals. She is co-chair, along with Rev. William Barber, of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

California Governor Culbert Levy Olson Championed Progressive Agenda 1939-1943

MP3 Interview with Debra Olson, author
Debra Olson talks about her new book, "The People's Governor: The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson," covering her grandfather's progressive activist career and agenda as governor of California between 1939 and 1943.


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