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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 22, 2019

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Rockers Arena: Night Nurse

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

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

Fascism: An Analysis for Today – An in-depth analysis of fascism as massive government intervention to protect and save a crashing capitalism. We focus on today’s examples, historical parallels (in Germany and Italy), and how “strong men” leaders push fascist agendas. We discuss how fascism and socialism differ and how nationalism serves as fascism’s social “disguise.”

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day (fill-in for Bob Chamenko)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 21, 2019

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Luis Luna

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues for…: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mike Merli (fill-in for Thematic Tuesday: Mark Mushin)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

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

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with “green” architect Bill Chaleff about preserving open space and protecting the water of Long Island’s east end. Sustainable East End, heard on the 3rd Wednesday each month, is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny

2 AM (Thursday): Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 19, 2019

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (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: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

In the first half-hour, Jarrad Packard is an enrolled member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and is also Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Jarrad worked at the Indian Health Service headquarters in Rockville, MD from 2010 until 2018 in the Office of Management Services. He recently came on board with the New York Indian Council, Inc. in the role of Wellness Case Manager where he provides case management, outreach and referral services to the American Indian and Alaska Native community in New York City and the surrounding area. Jarrade graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and Policy from Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies.

In the second half-hour, Chief Phillip Whiteman Jr., “Yellow Bird,” is a Northern Cheyenne Chief, spiritual leader, nationally renowned horseman, cultural consultant, performing artist, traditional storyteller and entrepreneur. He co-developed the Medicine Wheel Model, Beyond Horsemanship, a holistic model that connects the spirit of horse and human. Chief Whiteman most recently was a culture and language consultant for the major motion picture “The Hostiles,” starring Christian Bale, Wes Studi, Rosemund Pike and Rory Cochran. Chief Whiteman continues to “give back” to his community through his non-profit organization Yellow Bird, which empowers Northern Cheyenne youth and addresses the issues of historical trauma. He credits his parents, both members of the Northern Cheyenne Nation, the late Chief Phillip Whiteman, Sr., and his mother, the late Florence Bites-Whiteman, a “Warrior Woman” of the Elk Scraper Society for his many accomplishments. Joining Chief Whiteman is Lynette Two Bulls, “Scouts the Way Woman.” Lynette grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation, and is of Northern Cheyenne descendancy. She has 30 years of experience in the profit and non-profit sector focusing on community development, social justice, environmental justice and leadership development. She is currently the Executive Director of Yellow Bird and is Co-Founder and a Cultural Practitioner of the Medicine Wheel Model, a strength based, circular life model utilizing Indigenous values, traditions and healing with horses as the foundation to empower youth, families and communities. Lynette credits her grandparents the late Matthew and Nellie Two Bulls for her accomplishments. She resides in Lame Deer, Montana with her companion Chief Phillip Whiteman and children.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

At 4:30 today, Valerie will welcome from Housatonic Community College in-studio guests Jennifer Lutris, Librarian, and Geoff Sheehan, Professor of Theater Arts. They will be talking about the upcoming “One Book, One College” initiative at HCC. The book is “Never Look an American in the Eye” by Nigerian-born Connecticut author, Okey Ndibe. At 5:15, Jennifer Nelson, Associate Director of the Collective Consciousness Theater, will talk about this group’s mission and their upcoming production of “The Royale.”

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Thematic Tuesday: Mark Mushin)

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 18, 2019

3rd 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: One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: To Be Announced

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 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. Po Murray, Chair, of Newtown Action Alliance assesses the ruling handed down by the Connecticut Supreme Court, reinstating a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against Remington Arms, the manufacturer of the rifle used in the December 14, 2012 massacre of 20 children between six and seven years old, and six adult educators.
  2. Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs, Peace Action discusses the recent U.S. Senate vote approving SJ Res. 7, ending U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s brutal war in Yemen that has created a humanitarian crisis – and to curtail presidential war powers, seen by observers as a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s Middle East policies.
  3. Bill Collins, former state representative and mayor of Norwalk, CT who founded Minuteman Media and Other Words editorial syndicate. Bill reflects on his recent trip to Iran, organized by Code Pink Women for Peace, where delegates hoped to have a significant impact in helping move the U.S. and Iran from a place of hostility and military threats to a place of mutual respect and peace with one another.
  4. Alok Bhatt, Community Defense Coordinator, with the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance discusses his views on proposed bill #5863 that would make Connecticut a sanctuary state, and other legislative initiatives impacting the immigrant community that CIRA is currently working on locally and statewide.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

The Pushcart Prize is one of the most venerable institutions in American publishing. It’s been going strong on a shoestring since 1976. We talk with Pushcart Press founder and editor Bill Henderson. Then, Trump just proposed a massive increase to an already bloated military budget, while proposing huge cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and funding for the environment. How did the Pentagon budget get so bloated? We’ll talk with Eric Lindorff about the massive Pentagon accounting fraud he exposed that’s part of the reason military spending just keeps going up. His article for The Nation is “The Pentagons Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed.”

11 PM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 17, 2019

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List:Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

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

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, March 16, 2019

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Mike Merli (fill-in for Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan)

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!: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Living Room Listening Session: Rob Peck (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

7 PM: Bob Chamenko (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

10 PM: Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List:Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 15, 2019

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Ed Flynn

2 AM: Binwanka

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

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

Political Activism’s Revival – Updates on International Women’s Day, UC to make all research free, Cuomo begs and bribes Amazon again, U.S. denounces UK protectionism, Spain = #1 healthiest country vs U.S. at #35, how Trump/GOP raised taxes and thereby cut refunds. Interview with Eleanor Goldfield, creator and host of Act Out! TV show on political activism today.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 14, 2019

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: The Flux Capacitor: Martha Willette Lewis

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

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Modern Hippie Show: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Binwanka

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 13, 2019

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff-Wurstle

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month’s guest is Inni Kaur, a Connecticut-based practitioner of the Sikh faith. She is CEO of Sikhri.org, a virtual and global resource for the Sikh community. Inni will talk about growing up in India and Kuwait, living all over the world and her journey as she discovered her Sikh faith and what it means to be a Sikh.

8 PM: Preservation Sound Radio: Chris Ruggiero

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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 Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

In this repeat edition Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse talks with guests John Schertow and Steven Newcomb. In the first half-hour John Ahniwanika Schertow is a self-taught journalist, web developer and graphic designer of Kanienkehaka and European descent. For over a decade, Ahni has served as the driving force behind Intercontinental Cry, an Indigenous rights investigative news outlet that he presently serves as Editor-in-Chief. As a poet and freelance journalist, Ahni has been featured in the Guardian, Toward Freedom, the Dominion, Madre, Earth First, Swerve Magazine and numerous other publications. He also currently serves as Director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies and Web Technician at Oneidas for Democracy. www.intercontinentalcry.org. Tiokasin and Ahni talk about marginalization, misrepresentation and under-representation of Indigenous people in the media.

In the second half-hour Steven T. Newcomb, Shawnee and Lenape, is author of “Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery,” published by Fulcrum Publishing in 2008. He is a Producer of the documentary movie,“The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code,” directed and produced by Sheldon Wolfchild (Dakota). The movie is based on Steven Newcomb’s book and body of research. Steven is co-founder and co-director of the Indigenous Law Institute. He has been studying U.S. federal Indian Law and International Law since the early 1980s. Steven lives in the Kumeyaay territory, which is now commonly called “San Diego.” Tiokasin and Steven talk about the concept of domination and how we must examine the biblical thinking behind it, bring it to level of conscious awareness, and then begin to challenge it.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International 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): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 11, 2019

2nd Monday

12 AM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz)

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

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

9 AM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Spotlight on Arts & Culture: The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging in the Dirt – Today’s guest is Leah Penniman, Farmer and Manager of Soul Fire farm in upstate New York and now author of the provocative new book Farming While Black — the first comprehensive “how to” guide for aspiring African-heritage growers to reclaim their dignity as agriculturists and for all farmers to understand the distinct, technical contributions of African-heritage people to sustainable agriculture.

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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. Sonya E. Meyerson-Knox, Media Program Manager with the group Jewish Voice for Peace shares her views on the many political attacks, from both Democrats and Republicans, targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar for alleged antisemitic comments linked with her outspoken criticism of AIPAC and its powerful influence re: U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine.
  2. Sue Udry, Executive Director of the group Defending Rights & Dissent discusses recent news stories revealing that the U.S. government is working with the Mexican government to target journalists, lawyers, and activists who were covering or supporting the migrant caravan at the U.S. Mexico border.
  3. Michael Zweig, emeritus professor of economics and former director of the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at Stony Brook University, SUNY, talks about his recent trip to Iraq, where with a delegation from U.S. Labor Against the War he attended the 10th anniversary conference of the Iraq Civil Society Solidarity Initiative, where various progressive groups are trying to develop a vibrant, democratic, peaceful, non-sectarian civil society in Iraq.
  4. Alok Bhatt, Community Defense Coordinator, with the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance discusses his views on proposed bill #5863 that would make Connecticut a sanctuary state, and other legislative initiatives impacting the immigrant community that CIRA is currently working on locally and statewide.
  5. Kira C. Ortoleva, Connecticut Youth Climate Strike Lead Organizer, talks about the Youth Climate Strike where students will be walking out of their classes across the country and here in Connecticut to raise awareness on the need to address global warming on Friday on March 15.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Nora Krug about her memoir exploring her family’s history during Nazi Germany, Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home. Then, when her daughter got into college in Manhattan, celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast wanted to give her a guide to getting around in the city. We talk with Roz Chast about the graphic book that came out of that guide. It’s called Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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