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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for 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: 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

Paul Maffetone, the 27-year old co-founder of Michael’s Hope, describes the heroin epidemic on the North Fork and how, through education, prevention and deep personal commitment, he and his young team have organized to combat the epidemic in their home towns and throughout Long Island.

8 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for Liz Becker)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 6, 2016

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): 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

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

  • 4:15 PM: Tom Smith, drummer extraordinaire, will be in the studio talking about the September 11, Cafe 9 reunion concert of The Bandidos, who were a New Haven favorite in the 1990s.
  • 5:15 PM: Scott and Sunita MacLennan will be talking about the Her Farm women’s cooperative in Nepal.
  • 6:00 PM: Author Malcolm Spears will be talking about his book “Biggie’s Chronicles.” Malcolm is a graduate of Norwalk’s Liberation Program for drugs and alcohol, and the interview will also feature the program’s President Alan Mathis. Malcolm Spears will be doing a reading on Saturday, September 17, from 2 to 4 PM, at the Ferguson Library in Stamford.
  • 6:20 PM: Suzanne Ryan will be speaking about the “Lights of Hope” event being held on Saturday, September 10, at 6 PM at Dwight Hall on Yale’s Old Campus. This is an annual and nationwide event sponsored by the organization “The Addict’s Mom.” This organization seeks to reduce the stigma of drug addiction and provide support for those whose loved ones are addicts, recovering addicts, or who have died from their addiction.

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: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

Self-described Born Again Stoner, Dreaded Jew, psycho-therapist, musician and composer Frank Miller will be tonight’s guest in the studio. Frank will describe his work teaching meditation as part of a broader mission of guiding people who are trapped in the criminal justice system toward serenity. He currently works with incarcerated men at a county jail near Bloomington, Indiana. You can acquaint yourself with Frank’s persona and music at: www.bornagainstoner.com and www.dreadedjew.com.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 5, 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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

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 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. Laura Carlsen, director, America’s Program of the Center for International Policy, discusses the political circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s recent visit to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and assesses the many contradictory and disturbing statements made by Trump regarding U.S. immigration policy during the 2016 election campaign.
  2. James S. Henry, is a lawyer and investigative journalist who is the former chief economist at McKinsey & Co. He currently serves as a senior fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable International Investment and a senior adviser to the Tax Justice Network. Henry examines the European Union’s demand that Apple pay back-taxes to Ireland, and the larger issue of corporate tax avoidance here in the U.S. and around the world.
  3. Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy and author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State,” talks about his recent article that assesses Bernie Sanders’ new national political organization titled, “The Debut of ‘Our Revolution:’ Great Potential. But…”
  4. Yale University graduate students talk about the recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that recognizes graduate assistants at private universities are employees, and have a right to union representation — they’ll also discuss the recent filing of a petition seeking union certification with Local 33 of UNITE-HERE at Yale.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with journalist Dan Barry about his book, The Boys In The Bunkhouse. It’s about how scores of mentally challenged men were exploited and abused as turkey plant workers and virtual prisoners for decades — and how they got rescued. Then Andrew Nagorski tells us about the hunt to bring Nazi war criminals to justice. His book is The Nazi Hunters.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 4, 2016

1st Sunday

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

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Real Music, Real Talk : Michael Dunham (fill-in for Solidarity: 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for 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, September 3, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for 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

LIVE from Historic Festival 34, Lime Rock, CT

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson)

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

8 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 2, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph)

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

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

5:20 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

Puerto Rico’s Crisis is Systemic – US income inequality vs rest of world, Europe exposes Apple Corp’s tax evasion; TTP and TTIP face rising opposition; even Martin Wolf sees capitalism’s contradiction with democracy.

8 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 1, 2016

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

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 Mushin

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

5th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin Gallagher

Re-broadcasts Monday’s, Aug. 29th, show. I talk with Michael E. Mann, about Climate Change. The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles, have co-authored a new book titled “The Madhouse Effect“. Mann and Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denial-ism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests, and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions, not to mention the entire planet. The invaluable lessons they’ve learned inspire this brilliant, colorful escape hatch from the ‘madhouse’ of the climate change debate.

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

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

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

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

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” – a marathon community reading – Part 2. Recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (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

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 29, 2016

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Sean Corvino w/Doug Hovey (fill-in for Johnny Be Good: John Corvino)

12 PM: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison, Jerry Vigorito, & Rob Fried

Today’s Guests:

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

At 5 PM, on today’s “Digging in the Dirt” segment, I’ll spend an hour talking with Michael E. Mann, about Climate Change. The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles, have co-authored a new book titled “The Madhouse Effect“. Mann and Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denial-ism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests, and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions, not to mention the entire planet. The invaluable lessons they’ve learned inspire this brilliant, colorful escape hatch from the ‘madhouse’ of the climate change debate.

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. Chip Berlet, an investigative journalist, research analyst, scholar and activist who has written about racism and intolerance for over four decades, discusses recent media focus on the so-called “Alt-right,” and what these right wing activists actually believe. He’ll also examine the significance of their leadership of the Trump for President campaign, and their entry into the upper echelons of mainstream GOP politics.
  2. Michael Beer, Director of the group Nonviolence International, assesses the ongoing civil war in Syria, with a focus on the recent Turkish military invasion into northern Syria. He’ll also talk about prospects for any breakthroughs in current U.S.-Russian cease fire talks taking place in Geneva.
  3. Greg Palast, an investigative reporter, whose stories appear on BBC Television, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, is the author of the New York Times bestsellers: “Billionaires & Ballot Bandits“, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy“, “Armed Madhouse” and the highly acclaimed “Vultures’ Picnic“. He’ll discuss his new article in Rolling Stone Magazine, “The GOP’s Stealth War Against Voters,” and the new film documentary, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits.”
  4. Paula Panzarella, an organizer with Connecticut Fight the Hike campaign, discusses the United Illuminating electric utility’s plan to once again increase their rates on the distribution charge portion of customers’ bills. Connecticut customers already pay the highest rates for electricity in the continental United States. UI is now owned by Iberdrola, one of the world’s largest utility companies, with over 31 million customers.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ted Rall talks about his new book, Trump. Then, new revelations indicate serious conflicts of interest between Hilary’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation. We talk with Ken Silverstein about his article about the Clinton Foundation for Harper’s Magazine, Shaky Foundations.

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 28, 2015

4th Sunday

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

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: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, August 27, 2016

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Dr. Kulveen Virdee

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

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

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny