The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, December 15, 2014
12 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins (fill-in for 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: Special Programming – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven: introducing Matthew Reiniger
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for 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
- Michael Ratner, president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, author of the book The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld, and co-counsel in European legal cases attempting to hold former president George W. Bush and other form U.S. officials accountable for violations of international law. He’ll discuss information revealed in the Senate Torture Report and the absence of accountability or plans for prosecuting Bush White and CIA officials who ordered and carried out the torture of U.S. held detainees. He’ll also address the strutural changes necessary to prevent future U.S. war crimes.
- Isaiah Poole, editor of the Campaign for America’s Future blog, OurFuture.org, examines the behind the scenes negotiations that led to the reinstatement of big bank bailouts in the budget bill passed by the House and Senate, and related issues covered in his recent article, “The Ominous ‘Cromnibus,’ A Budget Bill That Should Have Died.”
- Paul Gunter, Director of the group Beyond Nuclear’s Reactor Oversight Project and 2008 recepient of the Jane Bagley Lehman Award for environmental activism. He discusses issues of concern surrounding the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s recent decision not to implement critical safety enhancements at 31 U.S. GE Mark I and Mark II nuclear reactors of the same design as those which melted down at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear complex in the aftermath of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
- Frank and Paula Panzerella of Connecticut’s “Fight the Hike” campaign, talk about the status of United Illuminating and Northeast Utilities’ subsidiary Connecticut Light and Power’s proposed electric rate hikes and the response of the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, which is scheduled to issue a final ruling on December 17.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Journalist James Risen talks about his explosive new book, Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War. Then, climate talks are happening again. Is the political will there yet to push for real solutions? We talk with George Marshall about what’s been keeping the climate crisis from seizing the hearts and minds of the public — and how to change that. His important book is Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change.
11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio
2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: DJ Grey Wolf (FM)