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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, June 18, 2018

3rd Monday

12 AM: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz)

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Rob Silber

11 AM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Del ‘In Transition’

3 PM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Bob Anderson

5 PM: Grateful Dead vs The Rolling Stones: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Shireen Al-Adeimi, Assistant Professor of Education at Michigan State University discusses the ongoing war in Yemen, with a focus on the current Saudi-led offensive against the port city of Hodeida, famine and disease across the country, and the role of the U.S. military.
  2. Rachel Bronson, President and CEO of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists discuss the outcome of the recent summit meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un — and prospects for future negotiations on denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. She’ll also assess the talks in Korea in the context of her group’s work to reduce the risk of nuclear conflict across the globe.
  3. Timothy Karr, Senior Director of Strategy and Communications with the media democracy group Free Press, considers the recent court decision approving the AT&T — Time Warner merger, the bid by Comcast to acquire 21st Century Fox and the overall danger of media ownership consolidation. He’ll also talk about his group’s ongoing work to save net neutrality.
  4. Investigative reporter and New York Times best selling author Greg Palast, whose film documentary, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy,” examines the purging of some 1.1 million Americans of color from the voter rolls in the 2016 election, takes a critical look at the June 11 U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Ohio’s decision to purge over 100,000 voters from the state’s active voter rolls.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Featured guests: Alex Perry, author of The Good Mothers and David Margolick, author of The Promise and the Dream.

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

Community Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday,Jun 20 at 8:00pm
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas-Kaki King Performance Details Here
Wednesday,Jun 20 at 5:30pm
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas- The Meadows Brothers Performance Details Here
Thursday,Jun 21 at 4PM – 5PM
The Barnum Museum- Make Music Day Event Details Here

News and Public Affairs

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 06/17/18

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