12 AM:Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson
9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for My Other Music: Joseph Celli)
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
4:30 PM: John Hiatt, one of America’s most respected and influential singer-songwriters, will be Kevin Gallagher’s guest this week. Hiatt’s songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, and Iggy Pop. He’ll be performing locally at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, May 10.
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
- Ian Haney López, John H. Boalt Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley — talks about his recent In These Times article titled, “Understanding What Makes Donald Trump Voters Tick: Is it Just Racism?” and examines some of the important issues raised in his 2015 book, “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class.”
- Ben Beachy, Senior Policy Advisor for the Sierra Club’s Responsible Trade Program discusses his group’s response to recently leaked documents related to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and what they reveal about the U.S. position to weaken environmental and climate protections in trade negotiations. He’ll also talk more generally about the Sierra Club’s view that the U.S. should develop a new model for trade that prioritizes the protection of working families and the environment over corporate profits.
- Alberto Saldamando, counsel to the Indigenous Environmental Network on climate change and Indigenous rights issues discusses the work his group and others are doing to end the escalating violence in Honduras that’s targeted indigenous leaders, social justice activists, environmentalists, journalists and others — as well as demanding a suspension of all U.S. government security and military aid going to Tegucigalpa.
- Jeffrey Walter, Interim CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance assesses the impact of imminent state budget cuts on social services operated by non-profits across the state — with a focus on the campaign to restore funding and develop new structures and revenue sources to ensure essential programs serving the poor and disabled aren’t vulnerable to cycles of austerity triggering major cuts.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Peter Blood and Annie Patterson, co-creators of Rise Up Singing, talk about the sequel, Rise Again. We talk with them about both songbooks, their work with Pete Seeger and their long collaboration as a musical couple. Then we talk with journalist and anti-fracking activist, Maura Stephens.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning