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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 27, 2017

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for 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: Chris Frantz: The Talking Head

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

Trumponomics Exposed – pdates on Basic economy airfares, Trump-May delusions, drop in US union membership, Trump’s attacks on Mexico and TPP, elite colleges vs state schools. Major discussion of (1) what ”capitalism” means and (2) fake “jobs” policies

8 PM: Ken Reinhard (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 26, 2017

4th 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: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

2:30 PM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy

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 (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

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

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Harry Minot (fill-in for Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross)

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

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

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Star Black and Rosalind Brenner, two poets who are also visual artists read their work. Recorded at Canios Cultural Cafe in Sag Harbor. Archive contains a web extra “Writers Resist” – 12 Long Island writers recorded at Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus on January 15. East End Ink is archived at http://eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 24, 2017

4th 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: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for 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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for 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: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 23, 2017

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: Bob d’Aprile (fill-in for 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

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

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. Speeches from the historic Women’s March on Washington, which took place one day after the Trump presidential inauguration, to challenge the hateful rhetoric of the new president that has insulted, demonized, and threatened immigrants, minority and other vulnerable communities. Speeches to be broadcast include Gloria Steinem, Angela Davis, Michael Moore and California US Senator, Kamala Harris.
  2. Interviews with several of the hundreds of thousands of protesters who came to Washington, D.C., to protest the Trump presidential Inauguration explain why they traveled to the nation’s capital, some of them thousands of miles, to express their opposition to Trump and his agenda.
  3. Aaron Scherb, director legislative affairs director with Common Cause, discusses President Trump and his family’s many unresolved financial conflicts of interest, the lack of transparency re: Trump’s business and finances — and his longstanding failure to release his tax returns. Aaron will talk about what Common Cause is demanding of Trump and Congress to address the violation of ethics and the U.S. Constitution.
  4. Five Mualimm-ak, Human rights and prison reform advocate, founder of Incarcerated Nation Corp. Five, who spent 11 years in New York’s prison system, including five years in solitary confinement, talks about his upcoming trip to New Haven, where he’ll participate in the exhibition of a replica solitary confinement cell Jan. 30 – Feb. 18, 2017, to educate and equip people to advocate for limiting and stopping the use of prison solitary confinement.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Amani Al-Khatahbeh talks about her new book, Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age. It’s about her experience growing up female and Muslim in America after 9/11 and how that led her to create Muslimgirl.com, an online magazine by and for Muslim women. Then we re-air our interview with Susan Abulhawa about her novel of a Palestinian family, The Blue Between Sky and Water.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, January 22, 2017

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: 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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, January 21, 2017

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): 3rd Friday Night Live Music: hosted by Bruce Swan

Featured on the program: The Wool Hats String Band, recorded live at CT Folk’s “Folk Fridays”. A few members of the Wool Hats String Band will be in the WPKN Studio tonight to talk about the show and upcoming events. Also, Brooks Williams, recorded at Lyrics Coffee House in Redding CT.

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for 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: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

Deb will be covering the Women’s March during her show today. At 1:30 PM, she will be speaking with David McGuire, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Connecticut. The ACLU is a sponsor of the national march and David will be speaking at the Women’s March on Hartford later in the day. In addition, reports will be coming in from marches and rallies from different locations around the country including Washington D.C. and New York City. Of course, there will be a little bit of music mixed in with the reports. Tune in and participate with WPKN!

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, January 20, 2017

3rd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM: On the Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

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

Organizing for Social Change – Updates on Trump advisors, small fines for big corps, wages 1980-2015 by race, gender, and class, real poverty data, bits from Davos.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: 3rd Friday Night Live Music: hosted by Bruce Swan

Featured on the program: The Wool Hats String Band, recorded live at CT Folk’s “Folk Fridays”. A few members of the Wool Hats String Band will be in the WPKN Studio tonight to talk about the show and upcoming events. Also, Brooks Williams, recorded at Lyrics Coffee House in Redding CT.

2 AM (Saturday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, January 19, 2017

3rd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: 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: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Luis Luna

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: SPECIAL PROGRAMMING: The Homelessness Marathon Phone Line: 866-LEFT-OUT (866-533-8688)

11 PM: Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM (Friday): On the Heir Radio: Prince Letif

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

3rd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Conner

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

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

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

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

7:30 PM: Sustainable East End: Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon and Tony Ernst talk with Marc Fasanella, director of the Ecological Culture Initiative, an organization devoted to restoring the components of the Hampton Bays community in a sustainable way. They have several projects underway including a seed-sharing program what will launch this spring at the local library and the screening of a film about seeds this Thursday evening. Sustainable East End programs air each month on the third Wednesday and are archived at sustainableeastend.blogspot.com

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): 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: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz & Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

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: Mikki’s Room (fill-in for Extensions: Dylan McDonnell)

11 PM: Mark Mushin

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, January 16, 2017

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: Celebrating the Life and Work of Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the Vault of Pacifica Radio Archives — Celebrating the Life and Work of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By 1967, Dr. Martin Luther Kings strategy for organizing had evolved beyond Civil Rights. He clearly saw how resources that could be helping the poorer communities were being absorbed by the Military Budget. He began strategizing for a broader based Poor Peoples Campaign that went beyond the Black Communities and outreached to anyone who was poor.

You will hear many of these topics discussed in this February 25th, 1967 address sponsored by the Nation Magazine at a Nation Institute Conference in Los Angeles. The name title of his address is The Casualties of the War in Vietnam.

Next we hear one of the last speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. given in Anaheim California on March 16, 1968 just a few weeks before his assassination. This was given before the California Democratic Council at the Anaheim Convention Center.

King’s words in Anaheim incorporated the speech Vincent G. Harding wrote about the war, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,” and another called “The Other America,” which addressed the deepening economic inequities between white and black America and called for such measures as a guaranteed minimum annual income.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

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. Melvin Goodman, director, National Security Project at the Center for International Policy examines the many allegations re: Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election as well as the more recent charge that Russia has compromising material on President-elect Donald Trump. He’ll also cover some of the important points raised in his recent article, “The Dark Side of Obama’s Legacy.”
  2. Katie O’Connor, director of policy and programming at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy provides an overview of the 2016 election and the efforts nationwide to restrict the vote of specific voter groups through onerous voter ID laws and limits on opportunities to vote. She’ll also discuss these issues with an eye on how the right to vote can be protected in the future, given the hostile position toward these rights held by many officials of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump.
  3. Jeremy Brecher is the author of more than a dozen books on labor and social movements, including Strike! and Global Village or Global Pillage. He’s the winner of five regional Emmy awards for his documentary movie work and currently works with the Labor Network for Sustainability. He’ll talk about his latest article titled, “Social Self-Defense: Protecting People and Planet Against Trump and Trumpism.”
  4. Dante Barry, Executive Director of the group, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice talks about a broad national coalition of racial justice groups’ plans for the Jan. 16-20 Resist and Reclaim From MLK to Inauguration Day protest actions.
  5. L. George Friday, who represents Move To Amend on the Occupy Inauguration National Steering Committee, discusses plans for the group’s protest actions during Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C. Jan. 20th, and their Inaugurate Resistance event on Jan. 21st.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with journalist Alan Weisman about his important and riveting new book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? It’s about the overpopulation crisis and how we can solve it.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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