The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 13, 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: 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: Scott Thompson (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
- Sameer Dossani, advocacy coordinator with ActionAid International discusses the launch of the New Development Bank, funded by the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — and his views on whether or not this new financial institution offers a viable alternative to the neo-liberal World Bank, that can offer desperately needed funding to modernize the battered infrastructure of impoverished nations around the world.
- Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses the current negotiations between Greece and its EU creditors after the Greek people overwhelmingly rejected more austerity for their nation in a July 5th referendum — he’ll also comment on how the results of negotiations may impact the movements resisting austerity policies across Europe, especially in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
- Mark Potok, Senior Fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center talks about his group’s call for Congressional hearings on the threat of domestic terrorism from white supremacist groups, in the aftermath of the June 17th massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that killed the church pastor/State Senator Clementa Pinckney and 8 of his parishioners.
- Stanley Heller, Executive Director of the Middle East Crisis Committee and host of its TV program “The Struggle,” talks about the 10th anniversary (July 9th) of the launch of the Palestinian-led international civil society campaign calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, until it complies with international law and human rights. Stanley will also discuss some of the local campaigns and events his group is organizing in Connecticut.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Translator Peter Filkins talks about the third novel in German Jewish writer H.G. Adler’s trilogy about the Holocaust, The Wall. Later, we re-play a long excerpt from a previous interview with Filkins about his translation of the first novel in the trilogy, The Journey.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning