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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 18, 2015

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: 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: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian (fill-in for First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse)

1 PM: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: This Way Out :The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Five String Circus: Pete Kaufman)

11 PM: For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici

2 AM (Wednesday): Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 17, 2015

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: Matthew Reiniger

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Eric Kingson is a professor of social work at Syracuse University, co-founder of the group Social Security Works and co-chair the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. Kingson, co-author along with Nancy Altman of the new book, “Social Security Works!” and currently a candidate for Congress in New York’s 24th Congressional District, discusses the current debate in Congress over adjustments necessary to ensure that the Social Security disability fund won’t be forced to make major benefit cuts to 11 million disabled workers in 2016.
  2. Matthew Hoh, Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy assesses the current situation in Afghanistan, including the reported death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, internal discord among Taliban ranks over the succession process, the future of peace negotiations and the role of the U.S., Pakistan and other regional powers.
  3. Abby Scher, Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies talks about worker coops, labor unions and cities: how new thinking is building economic power from the ground up and new developments in the labor movement’s involvement in the growth of cooperative model enterprises across the U.S.
  4. Ben Martin, Web Coordinator with the group 350 Connecticut.org, discusses the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission scoping process that is gathering input from the public for an environmental impact statement related to the Northeast Energy Direct Project, which involves construction and operation of new pipelines by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company to be built in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Journalist Jim Sterba talks about the growing battles over wildlife in America’s cities and suburbs — about deer, beavers, geese, bears, feral cats and more. His book is NATURE WARS: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds.

11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 16, 2015

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: Elijah Malone w/Guest DJ Alex Panda (fill-in for In The Domain: Icon)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud 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: Surf Party Apocalypse: Michelle Spinei (fill-in for 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, August 15, 2015

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

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: con John Lugo

1 PM: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Shaki Presents

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda w/Elijah (fill-in for In The Domain: Icon)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 14, 2015

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 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: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

System Toxicity – Updates on China’s currency moves, UK’S Corbyn like U.S. Sanders, adjuncts unionize, Pepsi and Coke offer self-serving health advice, Rand Paul’s misunderstanding of economics. We answer questions about what happened to U.S. real wages from 1974 to 2014.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 13, 2015

2nd Thursday

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

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon talks with beekeeper Mary Woltz who keeps bees at the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, New York and markets the honey they produce with the label “Bees Needs”. They talk about biodynamic beekeeping, the role of bees in what we eat, reasons for bee colony collapse and what we can do to help the survival of the bees. Sustainable East End is heard on the 2nd Thursday each month and is archived at eastendreport.blogspot.com

12:30 PM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 12, 2015

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM: Dan Correll

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month on Tidings from Hazel Kahan, Jenny Nordberg, talks about her just published book and most fascinating book The Underground Girls of Kabul: in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan. The book tells her discovery of bacha posh, a secret, hidden practice in which parents disguise young daughters as boys, usually until puberty in a subversive attempt to counteract the oppression faced by girls and women in Afghan society. Tidings is archived at hazelkahan.com.

8 PM: Jeff Wignall

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 11, 2015

2nd Tuesday

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

2 AM: 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: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian (fill-in for First Voices Indigenous Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse)

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

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Monsoon Radio: Daniel Bass

2 AM (Wednesday): Dan Correll

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 10, 2015

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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: Dave Hogan

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Pete Stewart)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: WPKN Evening News

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

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

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10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We spend most of the hour with Paul Ham talking about his new book, HIROSHIMA NAGASAKI: The Real Story of the Atomic Bombings and Their Aftermath. We also listen back to an excerpt from last year s interview with Naomi Klein about her book, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING: Capitalism vs The Climate. It’s just out in paperback from Simon and Schuster.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 9, 2015

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Pierre Merisier or Maud Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

1 PM: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: Sunday Mix: Luis Luna(fill-in for 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, August 8, 2015

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: It’s A Hit!: Rob Reeves

9 AM: Community Discussions: Marti Fischer & Bill McLean

11 AM: Barricada: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson)

4 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe (fill-in for Leaving The 20th Century With No Regrets: Scott Shapleigh)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 7, 2015

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Friday Morning Live: Elijah Malone

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News:

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

System Badly Broken – Updates on Sawant victory, fines for defective products, slowing wages, Puerto Rico as the U.S. Greece, economics of refugee tragedies, and crooked banks’ fall guys. Response to listener questions on worker self-management.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

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