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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 9, 2016

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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for 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

4:30 PM: John Hiatt, one of America’s most respected and influential singer-songwriters, will be Kevin Gallagher’s guest this week. Hiatt’s songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, and Iggy Pop. He’ll be performing locally at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, May 10.

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. Ian Haney López, John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley — talks about his recent In These Times article titled, “Understanding What Makes Donald Trump Voters Tick: Is it Just Racism?” and examines some of the important issues raised in his 2015 book, “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class.”
  2. Ben Beachy, Senior Policy Advisor for the Sierra Club’s Responsible Trade Program discusses his group’s response to recently leaked documents related to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and what they reveal about the U.S. position to weaken environmental and climate protections in trade negotiations. He’ll also talk more generally about the Sierra Club’s view that the U.S. should develop a new model for trade that prioritizes the protection of working families and the environment over corporate profits.
  3. Alberto Saldamando, counsel to the Indigenous Environmental Network on climate change and Indigenous rights issues discusses the work his group and others are doing to end the escalating violence in Honduras that’s targeted indigenous leaders, social justice activists, environmentalists, journalists and others — as well as demanding a suspension of all U.S. government security and military aid going to Tegucigalpa.
  4. Jeffrey Walter, Interim CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance assesses the impact of imminent state budget cuts on social services operated by non-profits across the state — with a focus on the campaign to restore funding and develop new structures and revenue sources to ensure essential programs serving the poor and disabled aren’t vulnerable to cycles of austerity triggering major cuts.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Peter Blood and Annie Patterson, co-creators of Rise Up Singing, talk about the sequel, Rise Again. We talk with them about both songbooks, their work with Pete Seeger and their long collaboration as a musical couple. Then we talk with journalist and anti-fracking activist, Maura Stephens.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 8, 2016

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho 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: 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, May 7, 2016

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: Bob Johnson (fill-in for A Little Bit Of Everything:Bob Anderson)

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

Caroline celebrates Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday this month, with a program featuring some of Dylan classics, plus covers of Dylan songs by various artists. Songtrails with folk and roots-based music is heard each month on the first Saturday.

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

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 6, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

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

What Inequality Does – Updates on rich tax evaders, Takata airbags, equalized wealth data, money in Chicago politics.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, May 5, 2016

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

10:30 AM – It’s hard to fathom what it is like to be a girl growing up in America today. Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Tinder, YouTube, Vine, etc. have so affected teenage girl’s conceptions of their bodies and self-worth. Host Binnie Klein speaks with award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales who talked to 200 girls between 13 and 19 about their experiences. Her new book is American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers.

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

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 4, 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: Ebong Udoma

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

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Mike Horyczun)

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

If you live on the North Fork, chances are you or a friend or family member will have been infected with Lyme disease or one of the other tick-borne diseases stemming from the overpopulation of white-tailed deer in our area. Because it is both prevalent and mysterious, over the years considerable local interest has centered on the details of the disease’s symptomatology as well as of its prognosis, treatment and recovery. Hazel Kahan’s guest on this month’s North Fork Works is Catherine Muth of Greenport, talks about her chronic battle with Lyme disease and how it has changed not only the arc of her life but her very self. North Fork Works produced by Tony Ernst. North Fork Works programs are archived.

8 PM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Liz Becker)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 3, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Alec Cumming (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

At 4:15 PM, artist Tasha Lewis who made a visual edition of James Joyce’s Ulysses. At 5:00 PM, Hirsh Sawhney, author of the book South Haven. Hirsh and Tasha will be speaking at New Haven’s Institute Library on Thursday and Friday evenings of this week, respectively. At 6:15, if he isn’t in legislative session, Hamden state representative Mike D’Agostino talking about tree removal policies in the state by utility companies and the DOT and a bill that is currently in the General Assembly.

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

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

8 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill)

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 2, 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: Kevin Gallagher

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. Adam Gitlin, counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy program talks about his group’s ongoing efforts to challenge voter suppression laws across the U.S., the likely impact of those laws on the 2016 election, and new initiatives to establish automatic voter registration in 28 states, with Vermont being the most recent state to ratify such a measure.
  2. Professor Nicolai Petro, professor of political science University of Rhode Island discusses his recent article, “Ukraine’s Rightists Return to Odessa,” the current political situation in Ukraine and the status of the Minsk agreement negotiated to end the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
  3. Independent journalist and co-host of the Disorderly Conduct podcast Jesse Myerson talks about his recent Telesur.TV article, “Building a Movement: From Occupy Wall Street to Bernie Sanders,” and the effort now underway to transform Bernie Sanders’ campaign into an enduring progressive movement.
  4. Brendan DeMelle and Kevin Grandia of the DeSmogBlog, discuss their recent article, “New Uncovered Documents Show Exxon Knew About Climate Change Much Earlier Than Previously Reported,” and the avenues to demand accountability from fossil fuel companies that consciously concealed the environmental damage their industry caused.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Why do Americans vote at a lower rate than voters in any other advanced country? Maybe because that’s the way our election system intends it. And can we get real democracy in the US? We talk with political scientist Patrick Barrett about his article, Can We Change the Political System? Strategic Lessons of the Bernie Sanders Campaign. Then we re-air our 2008 interview with muckraking reporter Greg Palast about his book Steal Back This Vote. We talk about how voters are being disenfranchised by voter purging and other voter suppression methods.

11 PM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 1, 2016

1st Sunday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Haitian Program: 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: 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: 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, April 30, 2016

5th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

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

12 PM: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Don Duffy

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Sacred Spirits”

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, April 29, 2016

5th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone

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: 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: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Poverty and the U.S. Economy – updates on slow U.S. economy, money drives Yale, Chobani workers get profits, more car corps scandal, and Christian/Marxist dialogue.

8 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, April 28, 2016

4th Thursday

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

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

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Binnie Klein and Duo Dickinson

Building Selves Out of Houses: We build houses and in many ways, they build us. Author/Editor Grant Jarrett asked 19 writers to use “Google Earth” to zoom in on a childhood home and let the image take them back – back to the memories, the meals, the fights, the growth, the losses. The result is a critically acclaimed anthology, The House That Made Me.

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone