12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber
9 AM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli
10:30 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County (CAFC)
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart
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
- Tim Shorrock, a Washington-based journalist who spent part of his youth living in South Korea and has been writing about North and South Korea since the late 1970s. He’ll assess the recent talks which led to plans for an unexpected summit meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump, at a date and location still to be determined. He’ll examine the benefits and dangers of a meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un, and North Korea’s statement that it’s prepared to discuss the issue of denuclearization with the U.S. if their security is assured.
- Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of the new book, “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment,” discusses her recent Guardian article, “Inside the Mind of American Mass Shooters,” and the new student-led movement to strengthen gun control laws, which has emerged after the Parkland, Florida, school massacre.
- Mike Elk, Senior Labor Reporter with the publication Payday Report, assesses the nine day West Virginia teachers strike, their success in winning a five percent pay raise for all state workers, a temporary freeze on the rise of health insurance premiums, and the significance of their wildcat strike for the broader U.S. labor movement.
- Bob Johnson, a Stamford, Connecticut science teacher, past president, and current member of the Board of Education of Port Chester, NY, and WPKN Radio producer, talks about the national gun debate and the Trump administration, and NRA’s advocacy of arming teachers in classrooms across the U.S.
- Cheri Quickmire, Executive Director, Common Cause Connecticut, discuss her group’s effort to pass legislation to preserve Net Neutrality in the state, by requiring Internet Service Providers (ISPs), to observe Net Neutrality standards as a requirement to be considered for the awarding of state contracts. She’ll also talk about some of the other work Common Cause Connecticut is doing locally.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Francis Moore Lappe and co-author Adam Eichen talk about their new book, Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want. Then Adam Eichen is joined by Rabbi Michael Pollack to talk about a democracy initiative going on right now in Pennsylvania.
11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning