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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 29, 2017

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Lisa Sahulka (fill-in for Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson)

2 AM: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 PM: Cooking with Carol: Carol Lentini, family & friends

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for 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. Ron Fein, Legal Director with the group Free Speech For People assesses the mounting evidence that Donald Trump and his regime have likely committed high crimes and misdemeanors, which many observers believe should trigger an impeachment investigation in the Republican controlled House of Representatives.
  2. Alex Lawson, executive Director of Social Security Works, examines President Trump’s proposed federal budget and how it will impact Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — as well as the work his group is doing to educate the public on the serious threat Trump poses to the nation’s social safety net programs.
  3. Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director, Policy & Political Affairs with the group Peace Action, discusses both Trump’s recent trip to the Middle East/Europe & the NATO Summit, and the Pentagon recommendation to deploy 5,000 additional US troops to Afghanistan.
  4. Marcus Graetsch, co-director of the Left Forum, an annual conference in New York City, talks about the long history of the Forum, this year’s theme: “Resistance!,” and the opportunities at the conference for local and national connections and collaboration between progressive groups and individual activists.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Andrew Forsthoeffel tells us about his book, Walking To Listen. It’s the amazing story of what happened when he decided to walk across America to gain life wisdom from whomever he encountered. Then, we re-broadcast an edited version of my 2014 interview with Rob Okun about his book Voice Male: The Untold Story of the Pro-feminist Men’s Movement.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

Community Events

Upcoming Events

Thursday,Jun 1 at 1pm-3pm
Mattatuck Museum- Studio at The Matt Details Here
Saturday,Jun 3 at 7:30PM
Fairfield Theatre Company- Band Together performance Details Here
Saturday,Jun 3 at 2:30pm-3:30pm
Bridgeport Library- Mariachi Performance Details Here

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WPKN’s Favorite Tracks of the Week – 05/28/17

Johnny Jewel: Windswept – Windswept (Italians Do It Better, 2017) Tarek Yamani: Gate Of Tears – Peninsular (:edict, 2017) Faust: La Poulie – Fresh Air… Read More

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