Our latest article, taking a look at political developments in Brazil preceding and following the ouster of democratically-elected president Dilma Rousseff, and the many similarities and parallels which exist between Brazil and the European South, including Greece, has been published in Mint Press News. This article focuses on the politics of the previous Workers’ Party governments in Brazil and whether they were truly progressive, the harsh austerity which has been implemented by the non-elected president Michel Temer, and the many similarities of Brazil’s situation with countries like Greece.
This week on Dialogos Radio, the Dialogos Interview Series will feature a timely interview with Brown University professor of political economy, author and analyst Mark Blyth. Blyth will speak to us about global economic developments, including the policies likely to be pursued by new U.S. president Donald Trump, Brexit and its likely impact on the British economy, the real reasons why voters chose Trump and Brexit, the state of the economy in Greece, the results of austerity in the EU, and much more.
Tune in for this interview this week, on Dialogos Radio!
Our recent interview with Duke University professor of political science Bahar Leventoglu has been published in Mint Press News. In this interview, Leventoglu analyzes last summer’s failed coup attempt and its aftermath, and the Erdogan government’s move towards autocratic rule.
Find this interview here: http://www.mintpressnews.com/turkeys-dangerous-descent-towards-dictatorship/224370/.
We would like to inform our listeners that Dialogos Radio’s broadcasts on WUSB 90.1 & 107.3 FM (Long Island, NY) and wusb.fm are moving to a new day and time. Our broadcasts will now be heard on a weekly basis on Wednesdays from 12-1 pm local time, effective Wednesday, February 1, on 90.1 & 107.3 FM in the Long Island, NY region, and online at www.wusb.fm.
Here are the songs which were heard on Dialogos Radio’s broadcast for the week of January 19-25, 2017:
- Pix Lax – Mia Zoi Mesa Stous Dromous
- Dimitris Mitropanos – Mia Stasi Edo
- Alkistis Protopsalti – Ta Laika
- Konstantina – Eho Mia Kardia
- Eleni Tsaligopoulou – Ena Tragoudi Ap’ To Algeri
This week, Dialogos Radio returns with its first English-language broadcast of 2017. On the Dialogos Interview Series for this week’s program, we will be speaking with Alex Christoforou, co-founder and writer for the recently-launched TheDuran.com. Christoforou will share his analysis and insights with us regarding the forthcoming Trump presidency, Russia, developments in Syria, the recent Cyprus reunification talks, the situation on the ground in Greece, the continued controversy over so-called “fake news,” and much more.
Tune in for this highly relevant interview, plus some great Greek music, this week exclusively on Dialogos Radio!
Dialogos Radio is excited to announce that it has affiliated with Global Community Radio, and that its English-language broadcasts will be carried by “GCR1” and aired by some of its affiliate stations, including the online radio stations Wings Radio 1 and KNDY Extra, with more stations potentially to be added in the future. Broadcasts on both stations will air on Saturdays at 5 am Eastern (U.S.) time. Both stations maintain online streaming of their programming, simply click on their names above.
With these new additions, Dialogos Radio’s worldwide network of affiliates has grown to 24 stations!
The transcript of Dialogos Radio’s interview with economist, author, analyst and former Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury Paul Craig Roberts. This interview aired on our broadcasts for the week of December 8-14, 2016. Find the podcast of this interview here.
MN: Joining us today here on Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series is economist, author, and columnist Paul Craig Roberts. Dr. Roberts is a former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for the United States, a former editor for the Wall Street Journal, and has written over 20 peer-reviewed articles and over a dozen books. Dr. Roberts, thank you for being with us today.
PCR: It’s a pleasure to be with you.
MN: Let’s begin with the presidential elections in the United States. President-Elect Donald Trump. Why did Trump win the election and what does a Trump presidency mean for the United States and for the world? Continue reading
These are the songs which aired on the final Dialogos Radio broadcast of 2016, for the week of December 15-21:
- Zig Zag – Fisikse Erotas Vorias
- Dimitris Mitropanos – Roza
- Eleftheria Arvanitaki – I Trata Mou I Kourelou
- Giannis Parios – Dari Dari
Dialogos Radio’s recent interview with economist, analyst, and former assistant secretary of the United States Treasury Paul Craig Roberts has been featured in Mint Press News! In this wide-ranging interview, Roberts discusses the election of Donald Trump in the United States, the recent referendums in Britain and Italy, the issue of so-called “fake news,” developments in Syria, and more.
Find this interview (in English) here: https://www.mintpressnews.com/paul-craig-roberts-oligarchs-are-true-purveyors-of-fake-news/223266/.
Our latest article for Mint Press News, “The Ongoing ‘Fake News’ Battle Obscures The Truth About Fake Democracies,” has been published. In this piece, we examine the facade of democracy which exists in the European Union today, referencing the Greek referendum result of 2015, the recent British referendum result in favor of Brexit and the danger of it being overturned, the possibility that the Italian referendum result will also be ignored, and we connect these issues to the hot-button topic of so-called “fake news” and hysteria over the supposed “Russian menace.”
Find our article (in English) here: http://www.mintpressnews.com/the-ongoing-fake-news-battle-obscures-the-truth-about-fake-democracies/223217/.
This week, Dialogos Radio is featuring its special holiday edition, for its final broadcast of 2016. The Dialogos Interview Series will present an interview with renowned Greek architect, author, and historian Konstantinos Staikos, who will speak to us about his distinguished architectural career, his books, and his recent, significant donation to the Onassis Foundation in Athens, which will soon comprise the Foundation’s library that will be opening to the public in the near future.
In addition, we will air an interview from our archives, with well-known Greek-American comedian and entertainer Yannis Pappas, who is also well-known for his Mr. Panos character. Pappas spoke to us about his career as a comedian, about his Greek roots, and how his heritage influences his comedic work.
Tune in for all this and more, on the special holiday edition of Dialogos Radio!
By Michael Nevradakis
Following in the footsteps of voters in Britain, in the United States, and even to an extent, voters in Greece, Italian voters vociferously said no to neoliberalism recently, in a referendum which was a pure power grab by the country’s second consecutive non-elected prime minister, Matteo Renzi, a favorite of his European Union and Eurozone paymasters. Just like British voters in the referendum on Brexit, just like American voters who in many senses rejected Hillary Clinton and all she represented more than they voted for Donald Trump per se, just like Greek voters with their own confused and muddled but resounding no in July 2015, Italian voters put a stop to attempts by an non-elected prime minister to consolidate power and to subvert the country’s democratic political system, forcing Renzi’s bluff, as he had pledged prior to the referendum that he would resign if a “no” vote prevailed. Continue reading
These are the songs which aired on Dialogos Radio’s broadcasts for the week of December 8-14, 2016:
- Gerasimos Andreatos – Karavia Sti Steria
- Giannis Poulopoulos – S’Agapousa
- Katerina Kouka – Baglamadakia
- Stamatis Kraounakis – Kokkina Gialia
- Nikos Portokalogou – Taxidi
We are excited to announce the launch of Dialogos Radio’s programming on a new station in our worldwide broadcast network, as both our English- and Greek-language programming will be heard on WCSQ 105.9 FM, broadcasting in the Capital Region of New York State. Our English-language broadcasts will air Saturdays at 9 am local time, and our Greek-language broadcasts will air on Sundays at 9 am local time.