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: My Other Music: Joseph Celli
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)
Host Jennifer Bangser, talks exclusively with Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth, (from the Talking Heads, & The Tom Tom Club), and Irene Shum, curator of the landmark Glass House, in New Canaan, CT, (designed by noted architect Philip Johnson), in a remote broadcast from the building & grounds.
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
- Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director, Policy and Political Affairs with Peace Action, reports from Japan on the 71st Anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki and President Obama’s nuclear policy, plans for the U.S. to spend $1 Trillion over the next 30 years to modernize America’s nuclear arsenal and the long running local opposition to U.S. military bases on Okinawa.
- Kristen Breitweiser, a 9/11 widow and activist working with a group of other 9/11 widows known as the “Jersey Girls,” discusses her recent article, “The Long-Hidden Saudi-9/11 Trail,” touching on the relationship between the Saudi monarchy, Wahhabi Islam and global terrorism — and the reasons why successive U.S. presidential administrations have covered it up.
- Journalist Arun Gupta, who has written for many publications including, The Guardian, Salon, Al Jazeera America, and YES! Magazine, discusses his recent article, “The Financial Firm That Cornered the Market on Jails,” and the wider economic exploitation of people serving time in the U.S. prison industrial complex.
- Steve Ellner, who has taught economic history at the Universidad de Oriente in Venezuela since 1977, and is the author of “Rethinking Venezuelan Politics,” talks about his recent article titled, “Showdown in Venezuela: What’s at stake in debates about dialogue and negotiation between Chavistas and the opposition in Venezuela?“
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Kermit Roosevelt talks about his novel “Allegiance“, a legal thriller that has, at its core, the internal debate over the policy of internment of Japanese Americans. Then we re-air our interview with Pamela Rotner Sakamoto about her book, “Midnight in Broad Daylight“. It’s the true story of a Japanese-American family sundered by World War II on both sides of the Pacific. One side suffered internment. The other side of the family were there when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning