Building Bridges National Edition
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
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Greece’s Radical Left Coalition SYRIZA Leader in Alexis Tsipras in U.S.
Says No To Austerity Politics
with
Alexis Tsipras, member, Hellenic parliament, Pres. of the Synaspismos
political party, head of the SYRIZA parliamentary group, and leader of
the opposition since June 2012

The Radical Coalition of the Left (Syriza) has become Greece's second-largest
party following its dramatic success in parliamentary election’s. It has
campaigned steadfastly against the recovery blueprint for Greece drawn up by
the European Union (EU) & the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The party is
led by the country's youngest political leader, Alexis Tsipras. Tsipras talks
about the unpopular EU-IMF plan, known in Greece as the ''memorandum'' and
says that the election result represented radical change in both Greece and
Europe, showing that people are not prepared to settle for "barbarous
memorandums" and bailouts.
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ATU Local 1181 Strike Update
with
Jimmy Hedge, Exec. Board Member/Delegate,
Amalgamated Transportation Union (ATU) Local 1181

Members of Local 1181 have been on strike, walking picketlines, with the
weather in the teens since Jan.16, in protest of NYC's most recent special
education contract bid, which would exclude their Employee Protection
Provision (EPP) guarantees. The bid fails to protect both special education
students, & NYC's most experienced and safe drivers and escorts jobs.
Local 1181 members all come from modest means, and keeping their
EPP’s, their job security is about maintaining their livelihood and the
integrity of their union.
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