The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 28, 2017
10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli
10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli
12 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito
1 PM: 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
- Matthew Hoh, Senior Fellow with the Center for International Policy, and former State Department official who resigned in 2009 in protest re: US strategic policy in Afghanistan. He assesses President Trump’s recently announced policy on the 16-year U.S. war in Afghanistan, citing his recent article, “Trump’s Turn To Lie About Afghanistan.”
- Melinda St. Louis, International Campaigns Director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch discusses the Trump administration’s re-negotiation of NAFTA, the balance between corporate and public interest — and the need for labor, environmental and human rights protections.
- John H. Cushman Jr., Managing Editor of Inside Climate News talks about a recent Harvard University Study that confirmed his publication’s earlier investigation that concluded that oil company giant Exxon misled the public about climate change. He’ll also discuss issues related to fossil fuel industry accountability for the destructive consequences of climate change, including the the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey in East Texas.
- Veteran social justice activist and WPKN/Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine producer Melinda Tuhus, discusses the upcoming Aug. 31st rally at New Haven’s City Hall to pressure Mayor Toni Harp to move the city’s operating funds out of Wells Fargo bank, a financial institution that invested in the Dakota Access pipeline, other dirty energy projects and immigration detention facilities. Wells Fargo has been heavily fined in major scandals involving money laundering and stealing from their own customers.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with John Tepper Marlin about his play about the women’s suffrage movement, Take Up The Song. We also re-air out 2007 interview with Marge Piercy about her novel, Sex Wars.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning