Feb 05

Transcript: Interview with Economist Dimitris Karousos

karousosThe transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with economist Dimitris Karousos. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of November 19-25, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series for the first interview of the new year is Greek economist Dimitris Karousos, who has worked for years as a foreign exchange trader in major financial firms in the United Kingdom and who is an expert on issues pertaining to foreign exchange and the financial markets. In addition, Karousos was also a candidate in last September’s parliamentary elections with Greece’s United Popular Front. Dimitri, thank you for joining us today.

DK: Thank you very much for this invitation.

MN: Let’s begin our interview today with a discussion of the recent recapitalization of the four major Greek banks. In what condition is the Greek banking system today and what will be the consequences of this latest recapitalization?

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Feb 03

This Week: Interview with Mona Amanatidou & Christos Triarchis of Greece’s Popular Stoppage of Payments Movement

laiki2This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature a timely interview with Mona Amanatidou and Christos Triarchis, representatives of Greece’s Popular Stoppage of Payments movement. They will speak to us about the movement and its actions, particularly their weekly blockades of courthouses to prevent the auction of foreclosed residences. In addition, they will speak about the many other popular movements which are active in Greece at the moment and about current political and social circumstances in the country.

In addition to this interview, we will feature our commentary of the week segment, which will shed light on the true Yanis Varoufakis, behind his facade as an “anti-austerity” crusader, while we will also air plenty of great Greek music. All this and more, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Jan 27

Dialogos Radio Returns with an Interview Featuring Economist Dimitris Karousos

karousosThis week, Dialogos Radio returns with its first new broadcast of 2016! On our show this week, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature an interview with economist Dimitris Karousos, who will speak to us about the political and economic turmoil currently plaguing Greece, the continued austerity measures and privatizations being imposed on Greece by its government and by the European Union, Greece’s capital controls and high taxation and their impact on the Greek economy and Greek businesses and households, and on the issue of “grexit,” or a Greek exit from the Eurozone. This interview will cover all economic current events in Greece and is one which you will not want to miss!

In addition to this week’s interview, we will feature our commentary of the week segment, plus some great Greek music. This week, only on Dialogos Radio!

Dec 26

Our Interview with Economist Warren Mosler Published in Truthout

truthoutDialogos Radio’s recent interview with renowned economist Warren Mosler has been published in Truthout! In this interview, Mosler discusses money, debt, austerity, and his proposed solutions for the Greek and European financial crisis.

Find this interview on Truthout here: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/34147-economist-warren-mosler-if-the-eu-doesn-t-loosen-its-deficit-limits-greece-should-leave-the-euro.

Dec 23

Transcript: Interview with Singer-Songwriter Leonidas Balafas

balafas4The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s special holiday interview with singer-songwriter Leonidas Balafas. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of December 17-23, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio for our special holiday broadcast is the talented young musician, artist, and lyricist Leonidas Balafas, who will speak to us today about his musical career, his recent hits, and much more. Leonidas, thank you first of all for joining us today.

LB: Thank you for inviting me!

MN: To get us started, share with us a few words about how you began your musical journey and how you made it all the way to the Fame Story reality show in 2006 and 2007.

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Dec 17

This Week: The Dialogos Radio Christmas Special Featuring Leonidas Balafas!

balafas2This week, celebrate Christmas along with Dialogos Radio by tuning in to our special Christmas broadcast, featuring an interview and music with the talented young Greek singer-songwriter Leonidas Balafas!

Balafas will speak to us about his career and growing popularity, his musical inspirations, his latest hit songs, his live appearances in Athens and elsewhere in Greece, his future plans and upcoming album, and he will share with us his holiday wishes to our listeners and to the global Greek community. In addition, we will hear some of Balafas’ best music, hand-selected by Balafas, Dialogos Radio, and our listeners!

In addition, we will also air our final commentary of the week for 2015! Tune in for this exclusive interview and musical special, plus much more, all this week on Dialogos Radio!

Nov 30

Transcript: Interview with Economist Warren Mosler

mosler3The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with economist Warren Mosler. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of November 19-25, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

ΜΝ: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is economist Warren Mosler, co-founder of the Center for Full Employment And Price Stability at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a leader in the field of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). He will speak to us today about money, debt, Greece, the Eurozone, and much more. Warren, thank you for joining us today.

WM: Good to be here, thank you.

MN: Let’s begin with a question that might seem obvious, and yet is something that so few people actually understand. What is money, and how is it actually created?

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Nov 24

La transcripción de la entrevista de Radio Dialogos con Panagiotis Oikonomidis de Grecia de “Sin intermediarios Movimiento.”

xoris3La transcripción de la entrevista de Radio Dialogos con Panagiotis Oikonomidis de Grecia de “Sin intermediarios Movimiento.” Esta entrevista salió al aire en nuestras transmisiones para la semana del 05 al 11 11, 2015. Encuentra el podcast de la entrevista aquí.


Traducido por Déborah B. Santana

MN: Unirse a nosotros hoy en Dialogos Radio y la Entrevista Serie Dialogos es Panagiotis Oikonomidis Del “Sin intermediarios Movimiento”, o Κίνημα Χωρίς Μεσάζοντες, en Grecia. Oikonomidis nos hablará sobre el movimiento y su trabajo en la afectada por la crisis de Grecia, y de manera más amplia en temas que tienen que ver con la producción alimentaria local y la economía social en Grecia. Panagiotis, gracias por acompañarnos hoy.

PO: genial estar aquí con ustedes y con sus oyentes.

MN: Para que podamos empezar, comparte con nosotros una introducción al Movimiento Sin intermediarios y lo que hace.

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Nov 19

This Week: Interview with Economist Warren Mosler on Greece, Europe, Money and Debt

mosler1This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature an exclusive and highly enlightening interview with well-known economist Warren Mosler. Mosler is a leading figure in the field of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and was also the co-founder of the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

In our interview this week, Mosler will speak to us about the economic crisis in Greece and why it is, in reality, much different than often described, while also discussing the role of European Union policies in perpetuating the crisis. He will share with us his proposed solutions for combating the crisis, while also explaining to us exactly what seemingly straightforward terms such as “money” and “debt” actually mean.

Tune in for this excellent interview, plus our commentary of the week segment and some great Greek music, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Nov 18

Recent Dialogos Radio Interviews Published in 99getsmart.com and GreekTV.com!

GreekTV-logoCheck out our recent interviews, which have been published on 99getsmart.com and on GreekTV.com! Our interview with Greek-American aviation expert Bill Kalivas, on his online campaign for additional nonstop flights to be added from the United States to Greece, has recently been featured on GreekTV.com, while our interview with Panagiotis Oikonomidis of Greece’s “No Middlemen Movement” has been featured in 99getsmart.com!

Nov 12

Transcript: Interview with Panagiotis Oikonomidis of Greece’s “No Middlemen Movement”

xoris1The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with Panagiotis Oikonomidis of Greece’s “No Middlemen Movement.” This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of November 5-11, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is Panagiotis Oikonomidis from the “No Middlemen Movement,” or Κίνημα Χωρίς Μεσάζοντες, in Greece. Oikonomidis will speak to us about the movement and its work in crisis-hit Greece, and more broadly on issues that have to do with local food production and the social economy in Greece. Panagiotis, thank you for joining us today.

PO: Great to be here with you and with your listeners.

MN: To get us started, share with us an introduction to the No Middle-Men Movement and what it does.

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Nov 05

This Week: Interview with Panagiotis Oikonomidis of Greece’s “No Middlemen Movement”

xoris3This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature an interview with Panagiotis Oikonomidis, a member and volunteer with Greece’s “No Middlemen Movement.” Oikonomidis will talk about the movement, its history, and what it does; and in addition, he will discuss farming and the agricultural sector in Greece and how food production has been hurt by the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policies, about the ways in which this movement assists Greek households in need, and about the social economy in Greece and how it could potentially serve as a new, alternative economic model for Greece and beyond.

In addition to this week’s interview, we will feature our commentary of the week segment, plus some great Greek music! All this and more, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!

Nov 04

Our Interview with Turkish Journalist Gürkan Ozturan featured in Truthout!

truthoutRead our most recent interview, with Turkish journalist, blogger, academic, and activist Gürkan Ozturan, which was published earlier this week in Truthout! In this interview, Ozturan speaks about the recent terror attacks in Ankara, about the Turkish government’s crackdown on democracy and free speech leading up to the country’s national elections, about the ongoing war and conflict in Syria and with the Kurds, and about the ongoing refugee crisis.

Read this interview here: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33490-war-terrorism-refugees-and-a-democratic-crackdown-in-turkey-an-interview-with-guerkan-ozturan-t.

Nov 02

Transcript: Interview with Turkish Journalist and Activist Gürkan Ozturan

gurkan1The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with Turkish journalist, blogger, academic, and activist Gürkan Ozturan. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of October 15-21, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is Gürkan Ozturan, a journalist, blogger, and activist from Turkey, who will speak to us about what has been happening recently in the country, which of course is directly relevant to Greece as well. Gürkan, thanks for joining us today.

GO: Thank you for having me.

MN: We have a lot to talk about of course, but let’s begin with the recent deadly bombing incident at a peace rally in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. What was the nature of the rally that was being held, and what was the reaction of the authorities to the bombing? And as a last part to the question, who or what do you believe was actually behind this bombing incident?

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Oct 22

Transcript: Interview with Aviation Expert Bill Kalivas

ohareThe transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with Greek-American aviation and tourism industry expert Bill Kalivas. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of October 15-21, 2015. Find the podcast of this interview here.

MN: Joining us today on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is aviation and tourism industry expert Bill Kalivas, who has launched an online campaign calling for more nonstop flights to Greece from the United States to be scheduled. Bill, thank you first of all for joining us today.

BK: You’re welcome.

MN: To get us started, share with us a few words about your efforts to get additional nonstop service added from U.S. cities to Greece, and tell us which city in the United States would be, in your view, the best candidate for a new nonstop service to Athens.

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