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: Report To Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
On today’s GM REPORT TO THE LISTENERS, WPKN’s GM, Steve di Costanzo will be talking with: Jane Mills, publicist for this year’s FREE New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema in New Haven, from October 21-26; Helen Kauder, Executive Director of ArtSpace, who will be holding City-Wide Open Studios over the next three weekends in New Haven; the final guest will be Richard Wenning, Executive Director of BeFoundation, who also runs Spread Music Now.
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News
7 PM: Evening News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Jonathan Brater, Counsel with the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld Ohio’s right to restrict voting rights in the coming mid term election, as well as summarizing the efforts underway to reverse legislation passed in many other Republican Party controlled states that will make it more difficult for citizens to vote.
- Peter Hart, Activism Director and co-producer of the CounterSpin radio program of the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, (FAIR) talks about his recent article, “TV Generals and Precision Bombs: Corporate Media Go to War,” assessing corporate media’s response to the Obama administration’s launch of a new U.S. war in Iraq and Syria.
- Timothy Kuhner, Associate Professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses his new book, “Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution,” which argues that recent Supreme Court rulings unleashing the floodgates of unlimited and unaccountable money in U.S. politics and which decreed “corporate personhood,” damages both democracy and capitalism.
- Katherine Emery, Founder and CEO of reSET, Social Enterprise Trust and the Walker Group, talks about the recent establishment of Benefit Corporation status in the state of Connecticut, the law’s unique features, as well her work in the nation’s growing social enterprise movement, which leverages the power of business to create public good.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
On the 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Seth Rosenfeld discusses his bestselling book, Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power. Also, we re-play excerpts from our April interview with Betty Medsger about her book, The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI.
11 PM: Luis Luna (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto