The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 3, 2015
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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
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
- Daphne Wysham, director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Center for Sustainable Economy discusses the ongoing campaign to stop oil drilling in the Arctic and the recent civil disobedience actions organized to block Shell’s icebreaker MSV Fennica from moving out of Portland, Oregon’s harbor
- Marking the 50th anniversary of the Medicare program, Vijay Das, Healthcare Policy Advocate with Public Citizens Congress Watch, talks about the current effort to expand Medicare to a new program that covers the health care needs of all U.S. Citizens — in essence to initiate a single payer health care system very similar to health insurance programs that operate in virtually all other industrialized nations around the world.
- Jaydee Hanson, Policy Director with the International Center for Technology Assessment discusses his group’s joint lawsuit, with the Center for Food Safety, challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s conditional approval of the antimichobial “nanosilva” pesticide product — and the health and safety concerns surrounding nanotechnology.
- Scot X. Esdaile, Connecticut NAACP President talks about his group and other’s call for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Gugsa Abraham “Abe” Dabela, a young black attorney who died under suspicious circumstances on a rural road in Redding, CT on April 5, 2014.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Artists, development wars… and murder Christopher Bollen talks about his mystery novel Orient. It’s about what happens when conflicts over development, newcomers and weekenders erupt in a community on the far eastern end of Long Island and several bodies turn up. Then we re-play our 2014 interview with novelist Tana French about her murder mystery, The Secret Place. It’s just been issued in paperback by Penguin.
11 PM: Surf Party Apocalypse: Victoria Nachman (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning