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    The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 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: John Lugo

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

    In our monthly War Report, we discuss the real strategy behind President Obama’s recent military escalation in the Mideast. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

    1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

    4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

    6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

    7 PM: Feature Story News

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

    8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

    Featured Guests:

    1. Ali Al-Ahmed, Director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, offers his assessment of President Obama’s recent speech on his decision to further escalate U.S. military intervention to confront ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria. He’ll also provide analysis on the role of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states in funding and support for violent Islamist groups throughout the Middle East and other regions.
    2. Luke Herrine a student at New York University Law School and a member of Strike Debt, a group which grew out of the Occupy Wall Street movement, discusses the work of Strike Debt’s Rolling Jubilee program and the purchase/abolishment of $3.8 million of student debt as well as the group’s broader goal of building a national debt resistance movement.
    3. Rachel Smolker, co-director of the group Biofuelwatch, discusses the issues explored in her recent article, “After the Climate March, Then What? Flood Wall Street.” She’ll be assessing the potential of the September 21 Peoples Climate March in New York City and other cities worldwide to be a catalyst for building an effective movement, as well as describing the direct action, civil disobedience targeting Wall Street on Monday, September 22 – linking finance capital with fossil fuel corporations’ opposition to government action addressing the climate crisis.
    4. A special report on the September 21 Peoples Climate Change March in New York City, that will feature interviews with former Ohio Rep. and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, activist attorney and member of the Hudson Riverkeeper organization Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Climate March organizer Leslie Cagan and many other activists who converged on Manhattan for the largest climate crisis protest to date worldwide.

    10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

    Naomi Oreskes discusses her book, The Collapse of Western Civilization (co-written with Erik M. Conway. Plus, 2010 encore interview with Dr. James Hansen and a poem read by Richard Wilbur, “Advice From A Prophet.”

    11 PM: Michael Dunham

    2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto

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    Friday,Sep 26 at 8pm
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