The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 13, 2017
12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island
7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Allegra Chapman, Director of Voting and Elections with Common Cause, discusses her group’s response to the Senate confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General — and CC’s new “Sessions Watch” project.
- Leslie Cagan, one of the nation’s best known and accomplished peace and social justice activists, who organized some of the largest political protests in modern American history, including the NYC anti-nuclear weapons march in 1982, the 1987 protest for gay and lesbian rights, the 2003 protests in opposition to the Iraq War and the People’s Climate March in New York City in Sept. 2015. Here she discusses the amazing explosion of anti-Trump organizing going on around the US — and offers her assessment of how this activism can be sustained for the long haul, and where it may be headed.
- Matt Wood, Policy Director with the group Free Press, examines the new direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under President Trump’s recently appointed Commissioner Ajit Pai, a media industry friend and advocate of de-regulation. Wood will discuss the future of important federal telecommunications policies such as Net Neutrality.
- A fourth Counterpoint guest/topic to be announced.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Brad Gooch talks about his new biography of the poet Rumi, Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love. Then, we’ve all heard of near-death experiences “going through a dark tunnel toward a brilliant loving light.” But what if your near-death journey is to the nether regions instead? Buddhist publisher and author Samuel Bercholz tells us about his graphic memoir, A Guided Tour of Hell.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning