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: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro
We commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a special program on the 1968 assassinations of Reverend King and Senator Robert F. Kennedy. The program features Ken’s earlier interviews with William Pepper, attorney for the King family and author of The Execution of Martin Luther King, and with Shane O’Sullivan, author of Who Killed Bobby?
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites
7 PM: Feature Story News
7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Todd O’Boyle, Program Director for Media and Democracy at Common Cause, assesses President Obama’s proposed reforms to National Security Agency blanket surveillance of American’s communications – and the recent federal appeals court ruling that rejected FCC regulations protecting net neutrality which preserve an open Internet.
- Brian Miller, Executive Director of the group United for a Fair Economy, discusses his just released report, “Healthcare for Whom?” – examining the racial disparities in access to healthcare, as well as the growing debate on the most effective policies to address record levels of income inequality in the U.S.
- Arthur Stamoulis, executive director of the Citizens Trade Campaign, discusses his group’s mobilization to defeat Fast Track legislation related to the Obama administration’s effort to gain Congressional passage of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership free trade treaty.
- BBC Investigative journalist Greg Palast, and author of the New York Times bestseller, “Billionaires & Ballot Bandits” and the DVD “Vultures and Vote Rustlers”, discusses his investigation into the Committee for Our Children’s Future, embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his Koch brothers billionaire buddies. Greg will also talk about his latest investigation into the Republican Party’s coordinated campaign to impose laws suppressing the voting rights of minority, senior citizens and student voters.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with journalist Alan Weisman about his important and riveting new book, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? It’s about the overpopulation crisis and how we can solve it.
11 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna