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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 17, 2016

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): My Other Music: Joseph Celli (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: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

4:15 PM: a conversation with Nathan Salsburg, the curator for the Alan Lomax collection at the Association for Cultural Equity. The centenary of Lomax’s birth was in 2015, and he was renowned for a lifetime spent collecting the sounds and songs of the people of the world. His collection lives on in the Library of Congress and through the robust programming of the Association for Cultural Equity.

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: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

11 PM: Mark Mushin

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 16, 2016

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: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven

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. Citizen activist, author and four-time independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, talks about his upcoming Breaking Through Power events, May 23-26 in Washington, D.C., which is a celebration of the 50th anniversary year of Nader’s book Unsafe at Any Speed. There, speakers will present innovative ideas and strategies designed to take existing civic groups to higher levels of effectiveness. Nader will also address some of the major issues in the 2016 election.
  2. Maria Luisa Mendonça, Director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil, and Professor of the International Relations Dept. at the University of Rio De Janeiro, discusses the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the corruption of opposition party politicians that have worked to oust Rousseff’s Workers Party government, the neo-liberal policies advocated by interim president Michel Temer, and the role of the United States.
  3. Katherine Brezler, the National Digital Director of The People For Bernie Sanders 2016, discusses the plan to organize a “People’s Summit” meeting in Chicago June 17- 19, where individuals and groups that have supported Bernie Sanders’ candidacy, will discuss, debate and strategize on the exciting prospect of transforming the Sanders’ campaign into an enduring progressive movement.
  4. Seth Adler, a founder of the national Jobs With Peace Campaign, a long time peace and justice activist and Coordinator of the annual Left Forum conference at John Jay College in New York City, May 20-22, talks about this year’s gathering where the theme is, “Rage, Rebellion, Revolution: Organizing Our Power.”

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Novelist Jennifer Haigh talks about her powerful new book, Heat and Light. It’s about what happens to a small Pennsylvania community when the frackers come to town. Then Andrew Nikiforuk tells the true story of Jessica Ernst, a Canadian oil patch consultant turned anti-fracking activist. We talk with him about his book, Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider’s Stand Against the World’s Most Powerful Industry.

11 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, May 15, 2016

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: Elijah Malone: Elijah Malone (fill-in for 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, May 14, 2016

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: Fish, Flora and Fauna File: Rod Ross

9 AM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson)

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

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, May 13, 2016

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

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: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

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

False Econ Recovery, True Journalism – Updates on “carry interest tax loophole,” Miami’s Marlin Park and state subsidies for business, negative interest rates, and banks’ “bail-in” versus “bail-out.” Interview reporter Bob Hennelly about false economic recovery, dissolving society, and real journalism.

8 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, May 12, 2016

2nd Thursday

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

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (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

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Today we present a portion of a talk by Dr. Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He spoke last August at the Ross School in East Hampton, NY. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Toland

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey)

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: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, May 11, 2016

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

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

4 PM: Mark Naftalin

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

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

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month Hazel’s guest on Tidings is author Hirsh Sawhney who talks about his new novel South Haven, set in an imagined suburb of New Haven county. The conversation ranges from this very local story to the immigrant, Indian and transnational cultures that Sawhney and his writings also inhabit. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Jeff Wignall)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli)

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, May 10, 2016

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): DJ DaySix

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