12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson
9 AM: Luis Luna (fill-in)
12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro
What’s the truth about the Pearl Harbor attack? We start with excerpts from Ken’s interview with Robert Stinnett, author of Day of Deceit. Callers are invited to weigh in on Pearl Harbor, as well as, the casus belli of other U.S. wars. Call-in during the show or email your questions before to email@example.com.
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
- Kade Crockford, Director of the Technology for Liberty program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, discusses her group’s concern about the documents recently released by Edward Snowden revealing the NSA’s dragnet tracking of cell phone locations around the world.
- John C. Philo, Legal Director with the Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice examines the recent court ruling in Detroit’s bankruptcy case and the impact bankruptcy will have on the city and its people, with a particular focus on the possibility that public employees will lose a substantial portion of their pensions.
- Robert Parry, is founder and editor of ConsortiumNews.com, a reader supported investigative web publication, author and one of the reporters who helped expose the Iran-Contra scandal for the Associated Press in the mid-1980s. Parry discusses the life of the late social justice activist Nelson Mandela, and the position taken by U.S. President Ronald Reagan in opposition to sanctions targeting apartheid South Africa. This shameful chapter in American history is little discussed or understood by most Americans — and deliberately ignored by many media outlets in the current celebration of the late South African President Nelson Mandela’s life.
- Matt Hawthorne, Policy Director with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, talks about the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s involvement in torture. which has still not been released to the public. Hawthorne will explain why NRCAT believes full and public disclosure is imperative if the US is to end, once and for all, its criminal practice of torture. Hawthorne and Hope Metcalf of Yale Law School are featured speakers at a December 11th public forum in New Haven titled, “Ending US-Sponsored Torture Forever.”
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Mark Binelli talks about his book: Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis. Detroit has long been falling on hard times, and its impending bankruptcy is the final nail in the coffin. Or is it? Detroit s trajectory from pioneer boom town to motor city to postindustrial ruin is part of American myth. And much of it is true. But journalist Mark Binelli is also interested in a more nuanced narrative. Not a narrative of despair but one of resilience, even, possibly, renaissance. And we play a clip from DemocracyNow!‘s interview with Wallace Turbeville about his report, “The Detroit Bankruptcy”
11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Michael Dunham)
2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna