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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 13, 2016

2nd 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: 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

Land, air and water, it’s nature’s law. In this edition of First Voices Radio we bring to you the basics of how not to violate the law and present the voices of people experiencing the consequences of war against Mother Earth. We are all trying to live with Mother Earth and not on Mother Earth by holding dear the law of land, air and water. The voices heard in this hour — Oren Lyons, John Trudell (d. 2015) and Phillip Deere (d. 1985) — were all recorded before 1980. Listen to these elders, their words and, especially, to the prophesies. Phillip Deere said, “In the prophesies of our people, during the spiritual rebirth of the Native people, the earth will purify itself. That day of purification is coming and it is beginning today. Spiritual movement is strong. Any organization with no spiritual foundations will crumble to the ground. It will never exist forever. There has to be a spiritual foundation and that spiritual foundation will keep the people strong. According to our prophesies that spiritual rebirth will bring about cleansing of the Earth. No matter how it’s going to happen, how it’s going to be done. Life will begin again. There will be another life.”

1 PM: 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: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 12, 2016

2nd 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: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

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. Rahna Epting, Chief of Staff with the group Every Voice, summarizes the demand by 30 democracy reform groups, that election debate moderators should ask the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates to talk about their views on the widely held perception that the structure and mechanics of U.S. democracy are broken, and in urgent need of repair.
  2. Public Citizen’s International Campaigns Director, Melinda St. Louis discusses the campaign being waged now to stop a lame duck session vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, with a focus on opposition to the TPP’s Investor-state dispute settlement provision (ISDS.)
  3. Ken Bossong, executive director Sun Day Campaign talks about his group’s recent research report summarizing the growth of renewable energy sources, i.e.: wind and solar, generating electricity across the U.S. in the first six months of 2016.
  4. Jonathan Pelto, writes the popular Wait, What? blog and manages the Education Bloggers Network. He is a former five term member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, where he served as Deputy Majority Leader and chair of the Appropriations Sub-Committee on Higher Education. He’ll discuss the recent decision by Connecticut Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher, who ruled that the state’s education funding system is irrational and unconstitutional — and must overhaul its education system and come up with a new funding formula within 180 days to ensure the state’s poorest school districts have resources to provide an adequate education.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with journalist Jack Cushman about his recent article for Inside Climate News, “U.S. and China Ratify Paris Agreement, Upping Pressure on Other Nations”. Then climate negotiator Dr. Hugh Sealy tells us about the threats to his island nation and his plans to combat climate change. Finally, a conversation with environmentalist Peter Seidel about what we all can do to create a human society that lives lightly on the planet.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 11, 2016

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

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: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 10, 2016

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Toland

10 AM: Community Discussions: Election Special

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: FM Mutations: Allyson McCabe

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 9, 2016

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

10:30 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (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: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

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

Economics for Labor Day – Updates on dark money, Mylan drug scandal, airlines concentrating, capitalism and poor countries (India, China).

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 8, 2016

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): DJ Mondavi

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for The Modern Hippy: Kyle Starkey)

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

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

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: 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: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

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

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

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

Paul Maffetone, the 27-year old co-founder of Michael’s Hope, describes the heroin epidemic on the North Fork and how, through education, prevention and deep personal commitment, he and his young team have organized to combat the epidemic in their home towns and throughout Long Island.

8 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy (fill-in for Liz Becker)

11 PM: DJ Mondavi

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, September 6, 2016

1st 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 And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

  • 4:15 PM: Tom Smith, drummer extraordinaire, will be in the studio talking about the September 11, Cafe 9 reunion concert of The Bandidos, who were a New Haven favorite in the 1990s.
  • 5:15 PM: Scott and Sunita MacLennan will be talking about the Her Farm women’s cooperative in Nepal.
  • 6:00 PM: Author Malcolm Spears will be talking about his book “Biggie’s Chronicles.” Malcolm is a graduate of Norwalk’s Liberation Program for drugs and alcohol, and the interview will also feature the program’s President Alan Mathis. Malcolm Spears will be doing a reading on Saturday, September 17, from 2 to 4 PM, at the Ferguson Library in Stamford.
  • 6:20 PM: Suzanne Ryan will be speaking about the “Lights of Hope” event being held on Saturday, September 10, at 6 PM at Dwight Hall on Yale’s Old Campus. This is an annual and nationwide event sponsored by the organization “The Addict’s Mom.” This organization seeks to reduce the stigma of drug addiction and provide support for those whose loved ones are addicts, recovering addicts, or who have died from their addiction.

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: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

Self-described Born Again Stoner, Dreaded Jew, psycho-therapist, musician and composer Frank Miller will be tonight’s guest in the studio. Frank will describe his work teaching meditation as part of a broader mission of guiding people who are trapped in the criminal justice system toward serenity. He currently works with incarcerated men at a county jail near Bloomington, Indiana. You can acquaint yourself with Frank’s persona and music at: www.bornagainstoner.com and www.dreadedjew.com.

11 PM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 5, 2016

1st 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: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

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. Laura Carlsen, director, America’s Program of the Center for International Policy, discusses the political circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s recent visit to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and assesses the many contradictory and disturbing statements made by Trump regarding U.S. immigration policy during the 2016 election campaign.
  2. James S. Henry, is a lawyer and investigative journalist who is the former chief economist at McKinsey & Co. He currently serves as a senior fellow at Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable International Investment and a senior adviser to the Tax Justice Network. Henry examines the European Union’s demand that Apple pay back-taxes to Ireland, and the larger issue of corporate tax avoidance here in the U.S. and around the world.
  3. Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy and author of “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State,” talks about his recent article that assesses Bernie Sanders’ new national political organization titled, “The Debut of ‘Our Revolution:’ Great Potential. But…”
  4. Yale University graduate students talk about the recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that recognizes graduate assistants at private universities are employees, and have a right to union representation — they’ll also discuss the recent filing of a petition seeking union certification with Local 33 of UNITE-HERE at Yale.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with journalist Dan Barry about his book, The Boys In The Bunkhouse. It’s about how scores of mentally challenged men were exploited and abused as turkey plant workers and virtual prisoners for decades — and how they got rescued. Then Andrew Nagorski tells us about the hunt to bring Nazi war criminals to justice. His book is The Nazi Hunters.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 4, 2016

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Real Music, Real Talk : Michael Dunham (fill-in for Solidarity: 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 (fill-in for Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz)

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 3, 2016

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (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

LIVE from Historic Festival 34, Lime Rock, CT

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson)

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

8 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 2, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

5:20 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

Puerto Rico’s Crisis is Systemic – US income inequality vs rest of world, Europe exposes Apple Corp’s tax evasion; TTP and TTIP face rising opposition; even Martin Wolf sees capitalism’s contradiction with democracy.

8 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)