The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 4, 2015
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: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News
7 PM: WPKN Evening News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Dr. Brad Braxton, senior pastor of The Open Church, a progressive congregation in West Baltimore, Maryland, discusses the peaceful protest and riots in Baltimore that followed the death of Freddie Gray, focusing on the related issues of poverty and economic inequality as well as the potential of the Black Lives Matter movement to effect change in police-community relations.
- Doug Sutherland, member of Democracy for America, who talks about the current campaign to defeat President Obama’s proposed trade promotion authority, known as fast track, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
- Pratap Chatterjee, Executive Director of CorpWatch, journalist and author of “Halliburton’s Army,” “Iraq Inc.: A Profitable Occupation” and “The Earth Brokers,” discusses his recent Nation article, “American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers,” reflecting on the renewed discussion and debate about U.S. drone warfare following President Obama’s admission that a U.S. drone attack killed an American and an Italian hostage in Pakistan in January.
- Greg Guma is a long time activist, former editor of the Vermont Vanguard Press and Toward Freedom magazine and executive director of the Pacifica Foundation. The author of “The People’s Republic: Vermont and the Sanders Revolution,” and a recent candidate for Burlington, VT mayor, discusses his unique perspective on Bernie Sanders’ newly launched presidential candidacy, with a focus on Bernie’s history as a progressive leader in Vermont, and the potential of his activist message to gain a substantial following across the U.S.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Catherine Price talks about her book VITAMANIA: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection. Then food psychologist Traci Mann tells us why diets don’t work and how we can get to and stay at our leanest liveable weight. Her book is Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.
11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio
2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall