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 Listener: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, EastEndBeacon.com, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites
7 PM: Feature Story News
7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Danny Schechter, editor at MediaChannel.org, is an award-winning independent filmmaker and author whose recent film and book are titled, “Plunder: The Crime of Our Time.” Danny discusses his recent article, “‘Happy News Year’: Looking Beyond Top Stories to Examine Our News System.” He’ll also be talking about his just published book, “Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela,” a companion book to the widely acclaimed new motion picture, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.”
- Ben Beachy, Research Director with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, reviews his group’s new report titled, “NAFTA at 20: One Million Lost U.S. Jobs, Higher Income Inequality.” He’ll also discuss Public Citizen’s – and a growing national coalition of progressive organization’s – ongoing work mobilizing opposition to the Obama administration-backed Trans Pacific Partnership free trade treaty.
- Peter Wilcox is captain of the Greenpeace ship, “Arctic Sunrise,” who was held prisoner by Russia for more than 2 months along with 27 of his crew members and two freelance journalists after they were detained following a direct action protest on a Russian oil rig in the Arctic Sea on September 18th. Captain Wilcox will discuss the circumstances surrounding the Russian Parliament’s granting of amnesty to the “Arctic 30,” his and others’ experience while being held prisoner – and Greenpeace’s continuing work focusing the world’s attention on the danger of drilling for oil in the fragile Arctic ecosystem and climate change.
- Monte Frank, a board member of Newtown Action Alliance, talks about his group’s plans for campaigns and projects advocating stricter state and federal laws on gun safety and ownership in the new year, as well as a summary of their lobbying work over the past year – and recent commemoration of the unspeakable violence and tragic loss of life on December 14th, 2012 at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with Inside Climate News reporter Katherine Bagley about Mayor Bloomberg s record on climate resilience for New York City. She co-wrote Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy with Maria Galucci. Also we hear excerpts from 2013 interviews on WV with Rilla Eskew, Carla Kaplan, Marisa Silver, Ruth Ozeki and Richard Heinberg.
11 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna