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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 8, 2016

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 8, 2015

2nd 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: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Jessa Boehner, International Program Associate with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch discuss the recent signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal by 12 member nations in New Zealand, and the campaign being waged by a coalition of groups to defeat the trade deal in the U.S. during the next 2 years of the ratification period, in which the at least 6 countries must approve the pact for it to be implemented.
  2. Nancy Altman, President Social Security Works discuss the current status of Social Security and the positions of both Democratic and Republican candidates plans to ensure the future fiscal viability of the Social Security system through new funding mechanisms for stability and/or expansion of popular benefits — or conversely cuts in benefits and/or increasing the eligibility age.
  3. Carey Shenkman, a U.S. based attorney working on behalf of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and an associate of Michael Ratner, president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights.She talks about the recent ruling by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention which found that Assange’s detention in Ecuador’s London embassy should come to an end, and that Assange has the right to compensation for the 3½ years he spent in “illegal detention.” She’ll also discuss the wider significance of the Assange case for both journalism and activists.
  4. Matt O’Connor, Communications Coordinator with the Connecticut chapter of the American Federation of Teachers and Larry Dorman Public Affairs Coordinator with AFSCME Council 4, respond to Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposed 2017 budget that would cut $371 million, or $5.75 percent from all state agency budgets and from all municipal grants, (excluding the Educational Cost Sharing program) — and would reduce state-funded positions by “several thousand” through attrition and layoffs.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with the great travel writer, Paul Theroux, about his exploration of the poor rural communities of the American south, Deep South. Then cartoonist Ted Rall tells us about his latest graphic political biography, Bernie. It examines the campaign of Bernie Sanders, the history of the Democratic Party, and how Sanders’ campaign is changing the political landscape.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

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The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 7, 2016

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

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The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 6, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything:Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

Caroline showcases women singer-song writers in folk, both prominent and less well known.

8 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 5, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Joey “Nomad” Santiago

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

5 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Lessons About and From Socialism – Updates on the economic significance of Sanders’ Iowa vote, Keynes on risks of revolution against capitalism, costs of oil market collapse. Interview with author Pete Dolack on lessons for today of past experiments in socialism.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

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The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 4, 2016

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

10 AM: A short tribute to Paul Kantner, founding member of Jefferson Airplane who passed away last Thursday; produced by Scott Shapleigh.

11 AM: Binnie Klein speaks with Meredith Maran who has assembled a lively and candid group of essays for her new anthology, Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Exposes Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature. Contributors include A.M. Homes, Darin Strauss, Anne Lamott, Meghan Daum and Dani Shapiro (Daum and Shapiro being former guests of A Miniature World).

12 Noon: The Organic Farm Stand: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): Joey “Nomad” Santiago

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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Hovey (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Music, Sacred And Profane: Nick Jacobs)

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month we hear again the second program in the then new North Fork Works series, launched in March, 2012. Hazel Kahan asks Bob Jester, born and bred in Greenport, New York to talk about his life as a chimney sweep, educator, scientist and volunteer fireman. “What Bob told our listeners then about the rituals, myths and superstitions surrounding chimney sweeps has remained with me since I first heard them, but more than that, for me Bob is a man who lives a very large life. He is a remarkable person,” says Hazel. North Fork Works produced by Tony Ernst. North Fork Works programs are archived.

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): DJ DaySix (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: national and international news

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

  • 8:15 PM: Jack Beatty, historian, author and news commentator for On Point, will provide perspective on the strangest electoral and political landscape in recent memory.
  • 9:10 PM: Prof. Richard Wolff will talk about the economic roots of the inflamed racist and nativist rhetoric and activity that have poisoned the political landscape in recent months. He’ll also analyze the links between the American slave economy and the present-day economic milieu.
  • 10:00 PM — Post-Bop and Beyond: contemporary and classic Jazz gems that push the harmonic and rhythmic envelope.

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 1, 2016

1st 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: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

  1. George Lakey, co-founder of Earth Quaker Action Group and author of the book, “Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution,” provides analysis of the 2016 election campaign as the first votes are being cast in the Iowa caucuses, and discusses his recent article, “What Happens to Bernie Sanders Movement if he Loses?
  2. Marge Baker, executive vice president of People For the American Way, one of the groups organizing the Democracy Awakening actions this April in Washington, D.C., discusses the objectives of the spring convergence, and the various strategies being employed to protect voting rights and limit the unchecked power of big money in U.S. politics.
  3. Kieran Suckling, Executive Director, Center for Biological Diversity discusses his group’s presence at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, in opposition to the armed militia’s occupation of the refuge headquarters, and their advocacy of seizing public lands for private profit. He’ll relate his personal interactions with militia members before and after the police/FBI arrest of 6 members of the group – a confrontation that resulted in the death of their spokesman, Robert “LaVoy” Finicum.
  4. David Bacon, a writer, photojournalist and associate editor at Pacific News Service is the author of several books including, “The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration,” discuss his recent article, “Beyond Deportation: Fixing a Broken Immigration System,” and the issues related to the 2016 presidential election campaign.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Journalist Doug Henwood talks about his new book, My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency (Verso Books). It’s an in-depth examination of Hillary Clinton’s record. Henwood questions whether she is as progressive as she claims as she runs against a strong challenge from the left.

11 PM: DJ DaySix (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

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The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 31, 2016

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room — “Sacred Spirits”

2 AM: Sour Hours: Joey Nomad

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

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The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, January 30, 2016

5th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

12 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Ina Chadwick)

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Don Duffy

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – Sacred Spirits

2 AM (Sunday): Sour Hours: Joey “Nomad” Santiago

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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 29, 2016

5th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Joey “Nomad” Santiago

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Backstage Pass: Bruce Swan & Joe “Burcaw” Bearclaw of Black 47 with Special Guest: John Reid, FTC Artistic Dir

4 PM: Chris Frantz The Talking Head

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

How Markets Fail – Updates on Johnson Controls Corp evades taxes, Disney sued over abuse of HB-1 visa system, French workers strike against austerity and against socialist government; response to listeners on tax-subsidies for churches and lessons of Israel’s kibbutz experience

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Sean Corvino (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

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