Mar 19

This Week: Interview with Thanasis Gounaris of the Pirate Party of Greece

SAMSUNG CSCThis week, Dialogos Radio returns after a one-week hiatus, where this week as part of the Dialogos Interview Series we will be speaking with educator Thanasis Gounaris, who is the president of the board of the Pirate Party of Greece. Gounaris will talk about the Pirate Party in Greece and in Europe, its history, and its positions on various key issues. In addition, Gounaris will share with us his analysis regarding the new Greek coalition government and its first weeks in office. Additionally, in his role as an educator, Gounaris will discuss the problems of bullying and malnutrition that are increasingly being observed in many Greek schools, and what is being done to combat this crisis.

papazoglouAlong with this week’s interview, we will feature our commentary of the week segment, where we will discuss the first weeks of the new SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government, and particularly the most recent statements of Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. In addition, we will feature a special musical tribute to renowned Greek singer and musician Nikos Papazoglou.

Hear all this and much more, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Mar 05

This Week on Dialogos: Interview with John Hilary on the Proposed TTIP Agreement

johnhilary1This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature a timely interview with John Hilary, the executive director of London-based anti-poverty charitable organization “War on Want,” which is leading an information and awareness campaign against the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which is currenty being negotiated in secret between the European Union and the United States. Hilary will share with us details about this proposed agreement, what it consists of, the secret negotiations that are presently in progress, and what TTIP’s adverse impacts might be on democratic governance, the economy, unemployment and job loss, and on matters ranginzambetas2g from food safety to the environment and climate change.

In addition to this interview, tune in this week to hear our commentary of the week segment on the latest political developments in Greece and the new SYRIZA-led coalition government, plus hear our special musical tribute to the late, great Greek composer and musician Giorgos Zambetas.

Hear all this and more this week, exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Feb 26

This Week: Interview with Distinguished Economist and Author Roger Bootle

rogerbootle3This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature an exclusive interview with the distinguished British economist Roger Bootle, who is the chairman and founder of Capital Economics in London, a specialist adviser to the British House of Commons Treasury Committee, a columnist for The Daily Telegraph, and the author of “The Trouble With Europe.” Bootle has been awarded the prestigious Wolfson Prize in Economics for his plan for how a Eurozone member-state could safely manage a departure from the common currency. Bootle will discuss this proposal and how Greece could proceed with a Eurozone exit in this week’s exclusive interview.

mitsias3Also this week, hear our commentary of the week segment, where we will discuss the agreement of the Greek government made at the recent Eurogroup meeting, and the continued austerity and loan agreements which will follow. In addition, hear our special musical tribute to famous Greek singer and musician Manolis Mitsias.

Hear all this and much more, this week only on Dialogos Radio!

Feb 05

Dialogos Radio Playlist: Week of January 29-February 4, 2015

These are the songs which aired on Dialogos Radio’s broadcasts for the week of January 29-February 4, 2015:

  1. Nikos Papazoglou – Feggis san Astro
  2. Melina Kana – Na Valo Ta Metaxota
  3. Kostas Makedonas – Pare Me
  4. Tania Tsanaklidou – Esi Tha Me Trelanis
  5. Orfeas Peridis – Ekloges
  6. Dora Ntalga – Ekloges
  7. Panos Katsimihas – Syndromo tis Stokholmis
Feb 05

This Week: Interview with Political Economist Mark Blyth, on Greek Elections

markblyth1This week on Dialogos Radio, we will continue our coverage of the recent Greek parliamentary elections and their aftermath. On this week’s edition of the Dialogos Interview Series, we will speak with political economist Mark Blyth, a professor at Brown University and author of the bestselling book “Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea.” In this timely and detailed interview, we will discuss the ramifications of SYRIZA’s electoral victory, its economic platform, what SYRIZA may encounter in its negotiations with the troika, and other pressing political and economic issues facing Greece and the European UnOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAion.

In addition to our interview, we will feature our weekly commentary of the week segment, covering the latest political developments in Greece, plus a special musical feature on the 35th anniversary of the death of one of Greece’s most legendary musicians, Nikos Xylouris, including some of his most emblematic songs and interesting details about life life and illustrious musical career.

Tune in for all this and much more, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Jan 21

Dialogos Radio Playlist: January 15-21, 2015

Here are the songs which aired on Dialogos Radio’s broadcast for the week of January 15-21, 2015:

  1. Gerasimos Andreatos – Kai Ti Den Kano
  2. Eleni Vitali – Ena Heimoniatiko Proi
  3. Mbambis Gkoles – Pou Na Vro Gynaika
  4. Mbambis Gkoles – Zoi Mou Farmakothikes
  5. Mbambis Gkoles – Giftopoula Sto Hamam
  6. Mbambis Gkoles – Magisses Ferte Votana
  7. Haris Alexiou – Nefeli
Jan 08

Dialogos Radio Returns with a Pre-Election Interview with Economist Leonidas Vatikiotis

Dialogos Radio returns this week with the launch of a new broadcast season and a special pre-election interview, as part of the Dialogos Interview Series, with well-known economist and analyst Leonidas Vatikiotis, who will share with us his views as to the latest political and economic developments in Greece, on the economic program put forth by main opposition party Syriza, and on the his belief that Greece should still depart from the Eurozone and return to its own domestic currency.  Vatikiotis will also talk about the candidacy of the Antarsya political party in the upcoming elections in Greece.

thivaiosIn addition to the detailed analysis which Leonidas Vatikiotis will provide us this week, we will also feature a scathing commentary of the week segment on the latest political developments unfolding in Greece, and we will also present a special feature focusing on the music and career of prominent Greek musician Hristos Thivaios.

Tune in for this and much more, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Dec 18

Dialogos Radio Playlist: December 11-17, 2014

Here are the songs which aired on Dialogos Radio’s final broadcast of 2014, during the week of December 11-17:

  1. Eleni Vitali – To Xenaki
  2. Giannis Kotsiras – Ela Kai Kopse Me Sta Duo
  3. Glykeria – Me Bounatses Kai Boforia
  4. Eleftheria Arvanitaki – An S’ Arnitho
  5. Pashalis Terzis – Hartonomisma
  6. O Mikros Timbanistis (Christmas song)
  7. Nina Lotsari & Horodia Spirou Lambrou – Agia Nihta (Chrismas song)
Dec 11

Dialogos Radio Playlist: Week of December 4-10, 2014

These are the songs which aired on Dialogos Radio for our broadcasts during the week of December 4-10, 2014:

  1. Pantelis Thalassinos – Ena Mono Me Peirazei
  2. Marinella – Kamia Fora
  3. Alkistis Protopsalti – Dithesio
  4. Manolis Lidakis – Moro Mou
  5. Viki Mosholiou – Odos Kifisias
  6. Dimitris Mitropanos & Lakis Papadopoulos – Gia Na Se Ekdikitho
  7. Lakis Papadopoulos – Vals tis Geitonias
Dec 11

The Dialogos Radio Holiday Special, Featuring Yannis Pappas and Mr. Panos!

yiannispappas1This week, Dialogos Radio bids farewell to 2014 and rings in the holiday season in style, with the Dialogos Radio holiday special!  On this week’s broadcast, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature an interview with popular Greek-American comedian, producer, and entertainer Yannis Pappas, the man behind the exceptionally popular character of Mr. Panos, made popular through Pappas’ stand-up performances and his series of YouTube videos.  In this week’s interview, Pappas will talk about his life and his career as a stand-up comedian, how his Greek-American roots influence his material, his projects for television and the Internet, and he will also bring Mr. Panos on the line with him to share his own unique insights about Greece and Greek culture!  Along with the interview, we will feature clips from Pappas’ stand-up comedy performances, as well as from Mr. Panos himself!mrpanos1

This week’s broadcast will also feature great Greek music, including special Greek holiday music which will close out Dialogos Radio’s broadcasts for 2014.

Tune in for this fun and hilarious interview and our special holiday broadcast, all this week only on Dialogos Radio!