12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for 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: Kevin Gallagher
At 5 PM, Digging in the Dirt — Guest Adam Sacks, Executive Director of Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, and I talk about Biodiversity for a Livable Climate’s Mission of Restoring Ecosystems to Reverse Global Warming. Adam has been a climate activist since 1999. His primary goal is regeneration of biodiversity and a livable planet. One of the goals of Digging in the Dirt: invite guests who’ll discuss meaningful, positive solutions to the serious environmental problems we are facing… doing something about the situation, instead of just complaining about it.
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
- Brenda Shum, director of the Educational Opportunities Project with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law talks about the Trump administration’s plan to redirect resources at the Justice Department to investigate and sue U.S. universities over affirmative action admissions policies found to be “discriminating” against white applicants.
- Jackie Vimo, an attorney and economic justice policy analyst with the National Immigration Law Center, examines the proposed RAISE Immigration Act that would dramatically reduce the number of legal immigrants permitted to enter the U.S. annually.
- Gabriel Hetland, Assistant Professor of Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies and Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany assesses the recent controversial vote in Venezuela for a new Constituent Assembly, and the overall political and economic crisis plaguing the country.
- A representative of the NAACP discusses the group’s recent travel advisory issued for the state of Missouri, due to recent racist incidents and statistics indicating that African Americans are 75% more likely to be stopped and searched by police than Caucasian drivers there. He’ll also explain the NAACP’s condemnation of pending Missouri legislation, SB 43, that will make it more difficult to sue a business for race discrimination.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Ruth Ozeki talks about her acclaimed novel, A Tale For The Time Being. It’s about a Japanese-American teenager, a Canadian-Japanese writer, and the time-twisting connection between them after the Japanese tsunami. And Gretel Ehrlich discusses her riveting book, Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami.
11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning