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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 16, 2018

3rd 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: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Kevin Gallagher, Balagan

Rebroadcast of Kevin’s, July 9th, interview with Elio Villafranca. They talk about, and listen to music from his new double CD Cinquue, described as a magnificent sweeping work.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

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. Mel Goodman, a former senior CIA analyst at the Office of Soviet Affairs and author who currently serves as a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University. Goodman will discuss the July 16 Trump-Putin summit meeting, and important issues related to U.S.-Russia relations, including nuclear arms control, NATO, Syria, Ukraine and 2016 election interference.
  2. Manuel Perez-Rocha, Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies assesses the July 1st Mexican presidential election victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, his policy proposals, the likely impact on Mexico — and future relations with the U.S.
  3. Richard Brooks, North America Iconic Divestment Campaigns Coordinator, examines the significance of Ireland’s Parliament choosing to be the first nation in the world to fully divest public funds from the fossil fuel industry. He’ll also provide a status check on other divestment campaigns being undertaken in cities, states, religious institutions, corporations and universities.
  4. Dylan Petrohilos an activist with the coalition of groups organizing a protest action in Washington, D.C. to confront white supremacists who will be gathering at the White House on August 10. The discussion will focus on the action — and the growth of neo-fascism in the U.S., emboldened by the Trump presidency, and what progressive activists are doing to mobilize against right wing extremists threatening democracy and civil society across the U.S.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We spend with hour with Martin Puchner, talking about his fascinating look at the story of world literature. It’s called The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization. Published by Penguin Random House, The paperback version is coming out July 24.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

Community Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday,Jul 18 at 6:30 PM
Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council- Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks Performance Details Here
Saturday,Jul 21 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Bridgeport Library- Memoir Writing Workshop Details Here
Monday,Jul 23 at 7:30 PM
Cinema Arts Centre- Screenwriters Discussion Group Details Here

News and Public Affairs

WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 07/15/18

Fatoumata Diawara: Kokoro – Fenfo (Something To Say) (Montuno/Shanachie, 2018) The Virginmarys: Motherless Land – Divides (Wind-up, 2016) Little Steven and the Disciples Of Soul:… Read More

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