The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 20, 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
Bobby Sanabria, Latin Big Band leader, composer, arranger, percussionist and much more, along with Cuban Tres player and guitarist Benjamin Lapidus will join Kevin Gallagher in studio as guest DJ’s, and give a live performance and interview. The whole show has been set aside for a live, old fashion session of radio programming the likes of which can only be heard on a radio station like listener supported WPKN.
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
- Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus in Russian Studies and Politics at New York University and Princeton, a Nation Magazine contributing editor and author of the book, “Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War,” among other titles. Professor Cohen assesses the danger posed by the ongoing East-West conflict in Ukraine, and the escalation of tensions resulting from the recent U.S. decision to pre-position dozens of tanks and other military equipment in allied nations in the Baltics and Eastern Europe. He’ll also discuss the recent bellicose comments made by the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford before the Senate Armed Services committee, where he said, “Russia presents the greatest threat to our national security.”
- Jamal Abdi, Action Executive Director with The National Iranian American Council (NIAC,) discusses the international 6-nation (P5 +1) breakthrough agreement signed with Iran to limit that nation’s future nuclear capabilities, the response here in the U.S. and around the world, criticism leveled by conservative American politicians, and the U.S. corporate media coverage of the accord.
- Dan Berger, Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington at Bothell and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at the University of Washington at Seattle. Professor Berger is author of the book, “Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era,” among other titles. He’ll discuss President Obama’s recent focus on reforming the U.S. criminal justice system and the local and national organizing being done to dismantle the prison industrial complex and racial bias in the system.
- Kenneth Barone, Policy and Research Specialist with the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy at Central Connecticut State University, talks about the work he’s doing with the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project — and the policies and training that are being employed to minimize and eventually eliminate the practice of law enforcement racial profiling.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Naomi Klein talks about her ground-breaking new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism and The Climate. Despite the threat, she s optimistic that the climate crisis will lead to a more just and safer world. Then, the Senate voted down the Keystone XL pipeline for now, but is almost certain to pass it after January. We talk with climate journalist, John Cushman, re-airing an interview with him about the pipeline and what it will mean if it s approved.
11 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Tyler Wenning