The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 31, 2015
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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea
1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner (fill-in for 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
- Ben Norton, a freelance journalist and writer discusses his recent article published in FAIR’s Counterspin magazine, “Media and Nuclear Deal Opponents Continue to Spread Debunked Myth Iran Will Monitor Itself,” and the overall quality of media coverage of the national debate over the international nuclear agreement with Iran.
- Costas Panayotakis, professor of Sociology at New York City College of Technology, assesses Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ call for new national elections on September 20th, his motivation for a new vote and the future for the Greek economy under continuing EU-imposed economic austerity measures.
- Norman Solomon, political activist, columnist and author of the book, “War Made Easy, How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning us to Death,” talks about the RootsAction.org petition urging presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to challenge the “Madness of Militarism,” and the potential of his progressive campaign to trigger a more focused national debate on U.S. foreign policy and our country’s use of military force.
- John Bell, Director of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, Associate Professor of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut and co-editor of “The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance.” He’ll discuss the current exhibit “Speak Up! Speak Out! Bread & Puppet Theater,” at UConn’s William Benton Museum of Art, exploring the history of the group’s activist art, and what museum visitors will discover at the exhibition.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Nation correspondent Scott Sherman talks about his book, Patience and Fortitude: Power, Real Estate, and the Fight to Save a Public Library. Then, we air an excerpt from our 2014 interview with Eric Alterman about his book Inequality And One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment.
11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning