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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 19, 2018

3rd Monday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (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 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito (fill-in for Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven)

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. Andrew Patrick, Media Director with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence assesses the response to the recent school shooting mass murder in Florida, including the activism of many angry students vowing to challenge the inaction of Washington politicians- and his group’s ongoing work advocating the adoption of common sense gun laws.
  2. Jafar Jafari, a reporter with Al-Mayadeen, a Beirut-based pan-Arab news channel, discusses the current situation in Syria where Israel has recently launched attacks inside Syrian territory, resulting in one of its F-16 jet fighters being shot down while engaging in a bombing run against an Iranian target.
  3. Andrew Tillett-Saks, vice president of the Connecticut hospitality workers union, Unite Here Local 217, and a New York City based writer, talks about his recent article, “Stamford Workers Show How to Transform Our Unions and Rebuild the Labor Movement,” and the movement working to revive the nation’s weakening unions.
  4. Nathan Schneider, Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder, discusses his recent article, “A Populism of Hope Begins When People Feel Their Own Power,” and issues related to his research on the history of U.S. progressive social movements.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Lucy Hughes-Hallet tells us about her novel Peculiar Ground. Set on an English country estate it travels between the centuries to examine the theme of putting walls up and breaking them down. Then, Morgan Babst’s novel The Floating World examines the moral quandaries that arise in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

11 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

Community Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday,Feb 24 at 8PM
CHRISTINE OHLMAN & LIBERTY DEVITTO-DANBURY PALACE Details Here
Sunday,Feb 25 at 3pm - 4pm
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum- Photography Discussion with Ben Gest Details Here
Monday,Feb 26 at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Yale Jazz Ensemble Performance Details Here

News and Public Affairs

WPKN White Rose Political Calendar – February 19, 2018

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