The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 26, 2016
10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson
12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
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
- Greg Palast, is an investigative reporter and best-selling author whose new documentary film is titled, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits.” Palast discusses his recent article, “The Republican Sabotage of the Vote Recounts in Michigan and Wisconsin,” addressing important questions about Election 2016 that the corporate media are anxious to ignore.
- Wendell Potter, a consumer advocate, bestselling author, consultant, and former health insurance industry executive, discusses the incoming Trump administration and Republican party controlled Congress’ stated goal to repeal ObamaCare, the likely effect on the 26 million current recipients of ACA health insurance, what the GOP may have in mind to replace the program, and the reaction of the insurance industry. He’ll also discuss his new project “Tarbell,” an independent, nonprofit news platform with a focus on money in politics.
- Jon Rainwater, executive director of America’s largest peace organization, Peace Action, examines the disturbing twitter interchange between President-elect Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the issue of expanding the two nation’s nuclear weapons arsenals — and Peace Action’s concerns about Trump and his national security team’s views on US nuclear doctrine and proliferation.
- Long time Green Party activist, Mike DeRosa, who ran for Connecticut’s 1st District Congressional seat in the 2016 election, talks about how Green candidates fared locally and nationally — and the CT party’s agenda in 2017.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Ani Tuzman talks about her novel based on the life of the 18th century Jewish mystic, the Baal Shem Tov. It’s called The Tremble of Love. Then, we re-air an excerpt from our 2008 interview with Terry Tempest Williams about her book, Mosaic.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning