The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 19, 2016
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
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
- Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, whose board Edward Snowden chairs, discusses major U.S.-based human rights and civil liberties group’s decision to call on President Obama to issue a pardon to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden before the end of his term in office, January 2017.
- Zack Clark, Government Relations Representative with the National Farmers Union, discusses his group’s concerns about the proposed $66 billion merger between Bayer and Monsanto, as well as the impact of other recent mergers in the agricultural sector. He’ll also address some of the major issues confronting family farmers in this presidential election year, and the candidate’s positions.
- Hugh MacMillan, Senior Researcher with Food & Water Watch, talks about his recent report, “Who’s Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline?” and how the financial interests of the banks behind the project conflict with indigenous communities and other people living along the pipeline route.
- Jim Finley, Principal Consultant to the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF), discuss the recent decision by Connecticut Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher, who ruled in the case, CCJEF v. Rell, that the state’s education funding system is irrational and unconstitutional — and must be overhauled to institute a new funding formula within 180 days to ensure the state’s poorest school districts have resources to provide an adequate education. Finley was an expert witness for CCJEF in the case.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with Ari Berman about the Voting Rights Act, the backlash against it, and what that means for this election. Then lulu Fries’dat tells us about the rigging of electronic vote machines and how that threatens our democracy. She co-authored the report “An Electoral System In Crisis.”
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning