The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, June 6, 2016
12 AM:Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
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: 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
- Christian Parenti, clinical assistant professor of Liberal Studies at New York University, discusses some of the important issues addressed in his book, “Tropic of Chaos, Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence,” as well as the links between new and ongoing regional conflicts and climate change. (rescheduled from previous week)
- Dr. Irene Aguilar, a Democrat, and Colorado state senator from Denver County, talks about why she supports the campaign now being waged by the group “Colorado Care” to win a ballot measure, “Amendment 69,” this November, that would establish a single payer, universal health care system in Colorado. In addition to the proposal itself, Sen. Aguilar will describe the supporters and industry opponents that will be campaigning for and against Amendment 69 this fall.
- 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?” (rescheduled from previous week)
- Jennifer Siskind, Connecticut Coordinator with the group Food & Water Watch, discusses the recent vote by the city of Portland’s Board of Selectmen to support, 7 to 0, an ordinance that prohibits the use of fracking waste produced by oil and gas drilling. She’ll also talk about similar efforts in other Connecticut cities and towns — and across the U.S.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Are American elections being hacked? Jonathan Simon talks about the shocking vulnerability of our electronic voting machines and the evidence that that vulnerability is and has been exploited to flip elections. His book is Code Red: Computerized Election Theft and The New American Century. Then, there is one way to make sure your voting machines aren’t being hacked and it’s being used by one county in New York State. We talk with Board of Elections Commissioner Virginia Martin. She’ll tell us how and why they hand count the vote in her county. It ain’t hard and it ain’t expensive.
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning