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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 22, 2014

4th Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report as we discuss the U.S. resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba, the economic siege of Russia, the war against ISIS, and the prospects for war in Eastern Europe. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Peter Kornbluh, is director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive and co-author with William LeoGrande of the new book, “Back Channel to Cuba.” He assesses the factors which led President Obama’s to make his dramatic announcement to move toward normalizing relations with the Cuban government after 54 years of diplomatic isolation and a failed embargo. He’ll also address the challenges ahead for both Washington and Havana.
  2. Jamie McIntyre, Washington D.C. based conrrespondent for Al Jazeera America, discusses Pakistan’s religious war which last week witnessed a bloody Taliban terrorist attack on a military-run school in Peshawar that killed 145 people including 132 chldren.
  3. Paul Engler, founding director of the Center for the Working Poor in Los Angeles, discusses the topics covered in the recent article he co-wrote with his brother Mark, “What Makes Nonviolent Movements Explode,” and assess the current nationwide mobilization against police violence in communities of color.
  4. Mike DeRosa, Co-chair of the Connecticut Green Party and 2014 candidate for CT Secretary of State, talks about how the party performed in the November election and their legislative agenda for 2015.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

David Laskin talks about his family memoir of Jewish life in the twentieth century, The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century. Then, a poet’s dialog with the 1886 diary of an ordinary woman: Sarah Sousa talks about her books, Diary of Esther Small 1886 and Church of Needles.

11 PM: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 12/21/14

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