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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: 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: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 17, 2017

3rd 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: Free Form Frenzy: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: Peace Talks Radio (fill-in for Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven)

Peace Talks Radio: The Series on Peacemaking and Nonviolent Conflict Resolution: Remembering Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo

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

Featured Guests:

  1. Tomas Lopez, Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy Program assesses the response from states across the country for voter information requested by the Trump administration’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. He’ll also discuss the Brennan Center’s ongoing work exposing voter suppression nationwide.
  2. Karen Hobert Flynn, President of Common Cause discusses her group’s formal complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission against Donald Trump Jr. and the Trump campaign for soliciting opposition research on Hillary Clinton from a Russian national with ties to the Putin government.
  3. Dr. Susan Rogers, an advisor to Physicians for a National Health Program assesses the latest proposed Senate GOP healthcare legislation, and her group’s continuing campaign to push for the adoption of a single payer, universal healthcare system that would provide health insurance coverage for all Americans.
  4. A representative of the group Refuse Fascism talks about their recent nationwide protests demanding the removal of the Trump-Pence regime from power and another action targeting Fox News for promoting the Trump/Pence agenda of white supremacy, police brutality and mass incarceration.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Anthony Horowitz talks about his latest novel, Magpie Murders and about writing great mystery fiction. Then, the Battle to Save Net Neutrality is gearing up. We reach back into our archives for some very prescient conversations about the threats to the open internet and what to do about them. We talk with Rebecca McKinnon, author of Consent of the Networked and with Josh Silver of Free Press. Then we give our picks for summer reading.

11 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, July 16, 2017

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny, & Special Guest: DJ Hyphen (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, July 15, 2017

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: 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: Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl

4 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM (Sunday): Icon In The Domain

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, July 14, 2017

2nd Friday

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

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

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

Capitalism’s “Leaders” – Updates on dueling health bills, cutting minimum wages, Pope on labor unions, Seattle taxes the rich.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga

10 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, July 13, 2017

2nd 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: 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)

3 PM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Modern Hippie: 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): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

2nd Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

2 PM: A discussion with percussionist and sound designer Frederick Kennedy about designing background sound for the theater. Frederick is currently an MFA graduate student at the Yale School of Drama and has had careers as a composer, drummer and percussionist, recording artist, and is currently doing sound design for the Yale Summer Cabaret. Demonstrations of techniques and recordings will highlight the discussion of this intriguing field.

4 PM: The Mark Naftalin Show: Mark Naftalin

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

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

7:30 PM: Tidings from Hazel Kahan

This month Hazel Kahan’s Tidings brings commentary and several lively conversations about beggars and begging, a subject, she says: “I discovered was far deeper and provocative than I could have known before I began this exploration.”

8 PM: Kryssi Battalene (fill-in for Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero)

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, July 11, 2017

2nd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: The Relay: Jason Bischoff Wurstle

2 AM (Wednesday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix)

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 10, 2017

2nd Monday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardso (fill-in for 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

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – Episode 28: Summer Tastes, Summer Sounds

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for 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. Cassady Craighill, media officer with Greenpeace USA, discusses the climate, environmental, and social justice issues that were the focus of militant protests at the G20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany.
  2. Alexander Main, Senior Associate for International Policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC., talks about his recent New York Times article, co-written with Annie Bird, “The Deadly Results of D.E.A. – Backed Raid in Honduras.”
  3. Ryan Clayton, and Jason Charter, of the group Americans Take Action, discuss their recent July 4th protest action at the White House, and support for launching Congressional impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
  4. Carlos Moreno, communications director with the Working Families Party of Connecticut, discusses the major policy issues in the state budget, as well as the effort to pass paid family and medical leave legislation.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with historian Timothy Snyder about his book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. The book is a kind of vaccine to inoculate us against acquiescing to authoritarianism and to strengthen the American political immune system to fight it. Then, we talk with legal scholar Ryan Alford about his chilling study of how national security claims have undermined the rule of law. His book is Permanent State of Emergency: The Demise of The Rule Of Law In The United States.

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, July 9, 2017

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham (fill-in for Solidarity: 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): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, July 8, 2017

2nd Saturday

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

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 Toland

10 AM: The Armageddon Report with the Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson)

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, July 7, 2017

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): 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: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph)

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

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson: “Crocs ’n ’Gators”

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

Addiction, Capitalism and 12 Steps – Updates on car loans, sales showing falsity of “recovery” claims, airline profits vs service, the G-20 meetings coordinate global austerity, July 4 and capitalism, and the misleading debate over raising minimum wages and losing jobs.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

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