12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)
9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli
12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe
Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Japanese Emperor resignation hint may signal change in Japan’s global role. U.S. bombs Libya. Russian bombers hit Syria from Iran. Russian army mobilizes on Ukraine border. China militarizes South China Sea. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., Professor at the City University of New York at Hunter College, examines the decision by insurance giant Aetna to pull out of Affordable Care Act program exchanges in 11 of 15 states where it operates. She’ll talk about the viability of establishing a public option within the Affordable Care Act and the larger problem of for-profit medicine.
- Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, director of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative at the Corporation for Enterprise Development discusses his group’s recent report titled, “The Ever-Growing Gap: Failing to Address the Status Quo Will Drive the Racial Wealth Divide for Centuries to Come.” Among the report’s findings are: If average black family wealth continues to grow at the same pace it has over the past three decades, it would take black families 228 years to amass the same amount of wealth white families have today.
- Germaine Leggett, a 43 year old Taco Bell worker, recently laid off from his state of Connecticut job, discusses what occurred at the mid-August “Fight For 15” national convention of low wage workers in Richmond, Virginia — and what’s on the agenda for the movement during this election year.
- Stanley Heller, administrator with Promoting Enduring Peace, executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee and host and producer of the cable TV public affairs program, “The Struggle.” He’ll talk about the ongoing Syrian civil war and Saudi air war in Yemen, as well as his group’s annual Gandhi Peace award, that will be given to 4-time independent presidential candidate and public citizen Ralph Nader and Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We spend the hour with Russell Banks today, first talking about his new book, a travel and personal memoir, Voyager. Then we re-air our 2011 interview with him about his novel Lost Memory of Skin.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning