The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 23, 2016
10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson
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: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe
Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia deploys three new divisions to its western border. China develops a new hypersonic weapon. The origins/tenets of fascism and its manifestation in different countries. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: email@example.com.
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
- Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., who’s latest book is titled, “Failed: What the ’Experts’ Got Wrong about the Global Economy,” examines the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil, and the important issues addressed in his recent article, “Has the Left Run its Course in Latin America?”
- Paul Kawika Martin, Communications Director with Peace Action discusses President Obama’s scheduled trip to visit Hiroshima, Japan this week — and his group’s position that the president must use his remaining months in office to take substantive action to move the world closer to the abolition of nuclear weapons.
- Chris Hedges, is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades in Latin America, The Middle East, Africa, the Balkans and Europe, 15 of those years with The New York Times. Hedges is the author of several New York Times best sellers including “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” that he co-wrote with the cartoonist Joe Sacco. Here he addresses the issues of “Capitalism and Militarism — At Humanity’s Peril: Organizing Our Power,” a panel discussion recorded at the annual Left Forum conference in New York City on May 20, 2016.
- Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Green Party of Connecticut and the 2014 Green Party candidate for Connecticut Secretary of State talks about the many institutional obstacles for third party candidates in local, state and national elections, as well as what the CT Greens are doing to get ballot access to run candidates for both state and federal office in the 2016 election.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
George Hodgeman talks about his wonderful memoir of taking care of his mother in her declining years. It’s called Bettyville, first published in 2015 and now out in paperback. Then we re-air our 2011 interview with Dr. Alan Teel about his innovative approach to caring for seniors. His book is Alone and Invisible No More.
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning