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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Michael Dunham

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

12 Noon: First Voices Indigenous Radio: John Kane (substituting for Tiokasin Ghosthorse)

John Kane (Interim Host) Interviews Gregg Deal Pyramind Lake Paiute of (thelastamericanindianonearth.com) The premise of the project is to take what would be commonly known to be Indigenous looking (by way of popular culture, misunderstandings, misconceptions) and to confront the general public with this image in every day places and doing every day things. “This project is a performance art piece wearing traditional Native American clothing in various, everyday scenarios interacting with the public which will create interesting, thought-provoking, and even comical situations where the public will be forced to look at me, as a stereotypical Native person, and what I m doing, and question what they are watching. How will they react if they saw a Native dressed in buckskin and a headdress, doing something as mundane as shopping for cereal at the grocery store? How would they react if they saw me eating Chinese food in China Town or taking pictures of buffalo at the National Zoo? How would they react if they saw me waiting in a Metro station or were riding in the same Metro car?”

12:55 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio

A couple of decades who could have imagined that a gust of wind wafting across a Wyoming plain could power an air conditioner as far off as Southern California? But it very well may be happening soon. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Shalini Ramanathan, a Texas-based wind energy consultant who gives us a peek into new advances in the wind industry and how these are enabling wind to blow open our nation s interstate power grid. Then, we hear from the mayor of Sebastopol, California, Michael Kyes, who told us last year about how his town passed some controversial, yet effective solar power ordinances to get off of fossil fuels and make this humble municipality a trailblazer in the shift to sustainability.

8 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 24, 2014

4th Monday

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

9 AM: Radio Club Underground: DJ Ren (fill-in)

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

In our monthly War Report, we examine the uprising in the Ukraine in the context of the global confrontation between the U.S. and Russia. Meanwhile, China prepares for war with Japan over the control of islands in the China Sea. Callers welcome from any point of view. Call-in during the show or email your questions before to ken@mdrtalk.org.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Eric Draitser, an independent geopolitical analyst and founder of the website StopImperialism.com, discusses the street protests and violence in Kiev, which resulted in fall of the Ukraine government. He’ll examine the political character of opposition activists, assess U.S. media coverage – and examine how this crisis could impact relations between Washington and Moscow.
  2. Steve Ellner, a lecturer at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela since 1977, and author or editor of a number of books on Venezuelan politics, including the forthcoming, “Latin America’s Radical Left.” He’ll discuss recent protests and violence in Venezuela, with a focus on opposition group’s objectives and relationship with the U.S. government.
  3. Independent scholar Anthony Greco, author of the new book, “Chomsky’s Challenge to American Power: A Guide for the Critical Reader,” assesses the MIT Linguist and internationally-known progressive, dissident intellectual’s role in our nation’s debates on U.S. foreign policy.
  4. Steve McKeever, a Middletown High School science teacher, who serves as the First Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers Union Connecticut chapter, discusses the current debate on education reform, advocacy of privatization, charter schools and the common core.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

In the second episode in The River Runs Through Us, our special six part series exploring the literature, spirit and meaning of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts, we examine the life of nineteenth century abolitionist and former slave Sojourner Truth. Truth was born in New York state as Elizabeth Bomefree, but she has a special connection to the Connecticut River town, Northampton, Massachusetts. She lived there during a crucial period of her life when she began to come into her own as a leader. And it was on her journey up the Connecticut River Valley to Massachusetts that she had the spiritual revelation that gave her her new name, Sojourner Truth.

11 PM: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 23, 2014

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Black In Introspectives: Eric Ford

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Amazon Radio: Pam Smith

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 22, 2014

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Eric Ford

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Dennis Quinn

12 Noon: Mouse Muse: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: University of Bridgeport Men’s Basketball: UB versus Daemen

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): In The Domain: Icon

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 21, 2014

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Eric Ford

2 AM: Eli Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

10 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

1 PM: Radio Club Underground: DJ Ren (fill-in for PURE: howard thompson)

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: University of Bridgeport Men’s Basketball: UB vs. Roberts Wesleyan

10 PM (approx.): Don Duffy

11 PM: Eric Ford

2 AM (Saturday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 20, 2014

3rd Thursday

2 AM: Michael Goldman

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: Guy Beardsley and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Eric Ford

2 AM (Friday): Eli Malone

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 19, 2014

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM: Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

11 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Scott Thompson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: The 16th Annual Homelessness Marathon

1 AM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Michael Goldman

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 18, 2014

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: Luis Luna

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11 AM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

12:55 PM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

1:00 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: Sea Change Radio: Alex Wise

Are you one of the many people who thinks about taking your bike to do an errand more often than actually taking your bike for that errand? If one of your reasons for driving instead is that you don’t have the energy for a workout or it’s just too dark outside, you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Sea Change Radio.

First, we hear from Jon Stevens of Superpedestrian, an innovative company that has designed the Copenhagen Wheel, a bicycle wheel that can make a sweaty, tiring hill ascent a thing of the past. Then, host Alex Wise speaks with Laurent Rains of Monkey ’Lectric, whose cutting-edge wheel lights make it much more fun to ride a bike in the dark.

8 PM: Annette Szczesiul

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Adrift In The Airwaves: DJ Darkflow

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 17, 2014

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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Medea Benjamin co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace and author of the book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, talks about the Constitutional issues involved in recent reports that the Obama administration is considering assassinating a U.S. citizen living in Pakistan with a drone strike for this individual’s alleged terrorist activity. To date the U.S. government is known to have killed 4 other U.S. citizens who were targeted in attacks against suspected terrorists.
  2. Campaign for America’s Future blog editor, Isaiah Poole discusses his recent article, “A March in North Carolina For The Soul of America,” describing the significance of the February 8 march of an estimated 80,000 people, the largest such gathering in the South since the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march—organized to protest the extremist policies of North Carolina’s GOP-controlled legislature. He’ll also discuss the broader issues relating to the agenda of today’s progressive movement, effective policy prescriptions to reverse income inequality and challenge voter suppression.
  3. Alice Rothschild, author of the book, Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience, talks about her new film, Voices Across the Divide, a 2013 documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. She’ll be discussing the film following a screening at the Yale University Law School on February 24.
  4. David Moberg, senior editor with the newsmagazine In These Times discusses the United Auto Workers February 14 election defeat at the Volkswagen auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee – and the broader issues facing the U.S. labor movement as unions continue to lose membership and income inequality has become a more prominent national issue.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Lauren Coodley talks about her new biography, Upton Sinclair: California Socialist, Celebrity Intellectual. Then, we remember poet Maxine Kumin with our 2006 interview with her and a 2007 conversation about Kumin with Jeanne Braham and Barry Moser.

11 PM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 16, 2014

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Radio Club Underground: DJ Ren (fill-in)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Ameni Harris, Maud Joseph, Dr. Z.

10 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Latin Music with Luis or Edwin

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-rerported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Amazon Radio: Pam Smith

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: 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, February 15, 2014

3rd Saturday

11 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Saturday ViBeZ: DJ Dizz-E

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Icon: In The Domain

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 14, 2014

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Ed Flynn)

2 AM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

10 AM: Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.

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

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

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Feature Story News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Saturday): CT ROCKS! with Bob D’Aprile