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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 12, 2018

2nd Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin’s guest today: Cristina Sandolo, Executive Director, Green Village Initiative. As GVI’s Executive Director, Cristina is leading the organization towards creating social, economic and environmental change through a unified network of urban farms, community gardens and school gardens in Bridgeport, CT. She believes that cultivating young leaders of social justice, nurturing the farming and gardening movement across the city for maximum impact, and creating a robust food culture can lead to long-term change. Also, Eleanor Angerame, is GVI’s Farm and Youth Program Manager. Ellie manages Reservoir Community Farm and oversees GVI’s Youth Leadership Program. She holds a Master Gardener Certificate from the University of Maine; is skilled in managing an organic farm, managing volunteers and farm staff for efficient day-to-day farm operations, and working directly with communities.

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

Featured Guests:

  1. Lindsay Koshgarian, Program Director of the National Priorities Project assesses the two-year federal budget deal just passed by Congress that gives the U.S. military 54% of the discretionary budget, and how the allocation of these federal funds impacts non-military spending, i.e: public education, EPA, the Veterans Administration and NIH.
  2. Ken Jones, a retired professor of teacher education living in Swannanoa, NC., who recently returned from a fact finding delegation to Honduras, discusses the grave human rights situation in Honduras, and civil society mobilization opposing the repression of opposition and civil society groups since the nation’s disputed November 25 2017 presidential election.
  3. The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-Director of the Kairos Center and co-chair, along with Rev. William Barber, of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, discusses the Campaign, its inspirational history, issues agenda, planned actions and current goals.
  4. Author Debra Olson talks about her new book, “The People’s Governor: The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson,” covering her grandfather’s progressive activist career and agenda as governor of California from 1939-1943

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Daniel Ellsberg talks about his shocking new book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. Then we talk with peace and security studies analyst Michael Klare about his recent article in The Nation, “Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review: Back to Armageddon.”

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 11, 2018

2nd Sunday

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM (Monday): Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 10, 2018

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Crum

9:30 AM: The Forest And The Trees: Melinda Tuhus

10 AM: The Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Annette Szczesiul (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 9, 2018

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

The System’s Unwanted Results – Updates on economic data hype vs reality, big capitalists against health capitalists, profit-driven housing rip-offs, Saudi Arabia taxes its own super rich, London top male execs abuse women they hire, and U.S. vs U.K. homelessness.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 8, 2018

2nd Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Modern Hippie Show: Kyle Starkey

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 7, 2018

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): FlowwolF

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

Richard Epstein will have conversations about a number of interesting performances and educational opportunities within Fairfield County: First up is Arthur Lipner, whose career as a mallet player has taken him around the world performing and teaching. He is presenting a concert with student ensembles at Weston High School on Friday evening. Next is Jonathan Yates, music Director of the Norwalk Symphony, talking about a Pops concert in Norwalk featuring the music of Broadway with orchestra, choruses, and guest vocal soloists. And finally, Andrew Smith, Director of the Suzuki School in Westport, CT, describes an exciting series of programs that will help fund the acquisition of a new concert-quality piano for the school.

4 PM: Carl J. Frano & KC Ryan (fill-in for Mike Horyczun)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

In this month’s program, Hazel Kahan interviews Laura Klahre, scientist, bee farmer, owner of Blossom Meadow Farm and Southold resident, about pollination and the future of native bees, not only on the North Fork but nationwide. With an extraordinary combination of passion and knowledge, Laura explains the existential role of bees and their place in our food web and ecosystem. Archived at: hazelkahan.com/north-fork-works-2018

8 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Liz Becker)

11 PM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 6, 2018

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Bob Marley Special: Ebong Udoma (fill-in for Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo)

9 AM: Bob Marley Special: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah (fill-in for Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson)

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: Bob Marley Special: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Bob Marley Special: Rockers Arena: Amy Wachtel (fill-in for Radio Something: Valerie Richardson)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:15 PMMatt Gardner, senior fellow with the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, will discuss the economic impact of the recently passed Republican tax bill.

9:00 PMDoria Robinson, executive director of Urban Tilth, will talk about the systemic changes needed to bring about food justice and an end to hunger in the US.

10:00 PMJazz Edge — classic and contemporary Jazz

11 PM: FlowwolF

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 5, 2018

1st Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Cooking with Carol: Carol Lentini

with Special Guest Toni Ann Murzin, another food extraordinaire. Call-in #: 203-336-9756 (fill-in for The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea)

1 PM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone)

4 PM: Pete Stewart

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

Featured Guests:

  1. Mel Goodman, a former senior CIA analyst at the Office of Soviet Affairs and author who currently serves as a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, examines the controversy over the Republican House and White House decision to release a sensitive GOP-generated memo critical of the FBI’s surveillance practices related to the Trump-Russia investigation.
  2. Steven Rosenfeld, who covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America’s democracy and voting rights, discusses his recent article, “The GOP Has A Stranglehold on America’s Election Map That Will Go On for Years,” covering important recent court decisions on partisan gerrymandering.
  3. Jim Cason, Associate Executive Secretary for Strategic Advocacy, Legislative Director for Foreign Policy with the Friends Committee on National Legislation talks about FCNL’s campaign to pass new legislation that would block President Trump from starting a “preventive” war with North Korea without congressional consent.
  4. Dr. John R. Koza, Chair, National Popular Vote discusses his group’s ongoing work to bypass the federal electoral college system and provides an update on the status of the effort in Connecticut to adopt the group’s Interstate Compact legislation, where a canvassing campaign is underway to convince key State Senators to support the NPV bill in this year’s legislative session

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Author and activist Ashley Dawson talks about his ground-breaking book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. It examines the fundamental ground on which climate chaos is playing out in the urban landscape: predatory capitalism and its most glaring feature, extreme inequality.

11 PM: Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 4, 2018

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 3, 2018

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: FlowwolF (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow presents folk and roots-based music.

Songtrails is heard on the first Saturday each month.

8 PM: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 2, 2018

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Sean Corvino (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Democratize the Enterprise – Updates on corp tax savings not used for bonuses or wage increases, why tariffs fail to rescue jobs, U.K. and U.S. universities react to economic change, Trump’s solar panel tariffs are political theater, and Ursula LeGuin’s critique of capitalism.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): FlowwolF (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 1, 2018

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: Dave Hogan

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif