The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 17, 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: Arts on Air – The Arts Council of Greater New Haven: Matthew Reiniger
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
- Eric Kingson is a professor of social work at Syracuse University, co-founder of the group Social Security Works and co-chair the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. Kingson, co-author along with Nancy Altman of the new book, “Social Security Works!” and currently a candidate for Congress in New York’s 24th Congressional District, discusses the current debate in Congress over adjustments necessary to ensure that the Social Security disability fund won’t be forced to make major benefit cuts to 11 million disabled workers in 2016.
- Matthew Hoh, Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy assesses the current situation in Afghanistan, including the reported death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar, internal discord among Taliban ranks over the succession process, the future of peace negotiations and the role of the U.S., Pakistan and other regional powers.
- Abby Scher, Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies talks about worker coops, labor unions and cities: how new thinking is building economic power from the ground up and new developments in the labor movement’s involvement in the growth of cooperative model enterprises across the U.S.
- Ben Martin, Web Coordinator with the group 350 Connecticut.org, discusses the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission scoping process that is gathering input from the public for an environmental impact statement related to the Northeast Energy Direct Project, which involves construction and operation of new pipelines by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company to be built in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Journalist Jim Sterba talks about the growing battles over wildlife in America’s cities and suburbs — about deer, beavers, geese, bears, feral cats and more. His book is NATURE WARS: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds.
11 PM: Elijah Malone (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning