The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 17, 2014
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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino
12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
7 PM: Feature Story News
7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Medea Benjamin co-founder of Code Pink Women for Peace and author of the book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, talks about the Constitutional issues involved in recent reports that the Obama administration is considering assassinating a U.S. citizen living in Pakistan with a drone strike for this individual’s alleged terrorist activity. To date the U.S. government is known to have killed 4 other U.S. citizens who were targeted in attacks against suspected terrorists.
- Campaign for America’s Future blog editor, Isaiah Poole discusses his recent article, “A March in North Carolina For The Soul of America,” describing the significance of the February 8 march of an estimated 80,000 people, the largest such gathering in the South since the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march—organized to protest the extremist policies of North Carolina’s GOP-controlled legislature. He’ll also discuss the broader issues relating to the agenda of today’s progressive movement, effective policy prescriptions to reverse income inequality and challenge voter suppression.
- Alice Rothschild, author of the book, Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish and Palestinian Trauma and Resilience, talks about her new film, Voices Across the Divide, a 2013 documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. She’ll be discussing the film following a screening at the Yale University Law School on February 24.
- David Moberg, senior editor with the newsmagazine In These Times discusses the United Auto Workers February 14 election defeat at the Volkswagen auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee – and the broader issues facing the U.S. labor movement as unions continue to lose membership and income inequality has become a more prominent national issue.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Lauren Coodley talks about her new biography, Upton Sinclair: California Socialist, Celebrity Intellectual. Then, we remember poet Maxine Kumin with our 2006 interview with her and a 2007 conversation about Kumin with Jeanne Braham and Barry Moser.
11 PM: The A List: Vinny (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)
2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna