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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 11, 2017

2nd Monday

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 (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Memorial Remembrance for 9/11

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

Featured Guests:

  1. Norman Solomon, author, co-founder & coordinator of the online organization RootsAction.org and nationwide coordinator of the Bernie Delegates Network, comments on Hillary Clinton’s new book,“What Happened,” and assesses the future of the Democratic Party in this critical moment when the Trump administration is overturning dozens of progressive government policies on the economy, education, worker health and safety, climate change and immigration.
  2. Sarah Anderson, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ Global Economy Project talks about her August 30th, New York Times op ed piece titled, “It’s a Myth That Corporate Tax Cuts Mean More Jobs,” and the Congressional debate ahead on Trump administration and Republican proposals on corporate and individual tax cuts and tax reform.
  3. Jake Johnston, a Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC, discusses his recent article published in The Intercept, “How Pentagon Officials May Have Encouraged a 2009 Coup in Honduras,” based on unpublished government records and dozens of interviews with high-ranking U.S. and Honduran military officials.
  4. Jesus Morales an organizer with Unidad Latina en Accion and the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance discusses the work his group is now doing with the New Haven area’s sanctuary churches offering refuge to immigrants under deportation orders, and the immigrant activist community’s response to President Trump’s recent decision announcing the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We speak with Marc Fasanella about his father, labor organizer and painter, Ralph Fasanella and also about his own organization, The Ecological Culture Initiative. Fasanella edited the new book, Ralph Fasanella: Images Of Optimism

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 10, 2017

2nd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – The Teachers

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM (Monday): Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM (Monday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 9, 2017

2nd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Living The Green Life: Sarah Jane Compton and Lindsay Crum

10 AM: The Armageddon Report with The Resistance Round Table

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Second Saturday Magazine: Bob Johnson

Live Broadcast from the WPKN Book Fair at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Milford, CT.

4 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “The Teachers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 8, 2017

2nd Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Rob Peck (fill-in for FlowwolF)

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Lisa Sahulka (fill-in for Del ‘In Transition’)

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Irie Feeling Radio: Dave O.)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Drive Time Salsa: John Rivera

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Capitalism’s (Uncounted) Health Costs – Updates on Wonderwoman, Archbishop’s critique of U.K. economic system, a U.S. Labor Day comment, McDonald’s workers strike in UK, economics of hurricanes, and economics of the Trump/GOP tax cut “reform.”

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Saturday): Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 7, 2017

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, Bill Duesing and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

3 PM: Musical Interlude w/Nick Rogan

4 PM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Dave Hogan)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Rob Peck (fill-in for FlowwolF)

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

1st Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): FlowwolF (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: The Carl J. Frano Show: Carl J. Frano

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

4 PM: Mike Horyczun

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel Kahan’s North Fork Works focuses on Cutchogue-based farmer Prudence Wickham Heston who describes what being part of her farming family’s history means to her, personally, philosophically and practically. Twelve generations have grown up since the first Wickham farm was established on the North Fork in 1680. Archived at: hazelkahan.com/north-fork-works-2017/

8 PM: Liz Becker

11 PM: Bruce Swan (fill-in for DJ Mondavi)

2 AM (Thursday): Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, Septmber 5, 2017

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill

8:15 PMJoelle Fishman, a New Haven community organizer, will talk about the screening of the 1954 film “Salt of the Earth,” which documents the strike of Mexican-American zinc workers in New Mexico.

8:45 PMDr. Ricardo Salvador, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, will discuss the nomination of Sam Clovis, a climate change denying right-wing talk show host, to be the Chief Scientist of the USDA.

9:15 PMBen Martin, of 350CT, will talk about the Comprehensive Energy Strategy issued by DEEP, which is up for public comment in the coming weeks.

11 PM: FlowwolF (fill-in for For Rock Snobs Only: Paul Bercovici)

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 4, 2017

1st Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: The New Haven Mavens: Todd Lyon and Nancy Shea

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Lisa Sahulka (fill-in for 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

Featured Guests:

  1. Carolina Borotolleto, Administrative Consultant with the national DACA advocacy movement, United We Dream, discusses speculation that the Trump administration may soon announce a decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and her group’s response. She’ll also talk about how people across the U.S. can help defend the DACA program at this critical moment.
  2. Robert Buzzanco, Professor of History at the University of Houston examines the local, state and federal emergency response to the floods that inundated Houston and southeast Texas after Hurricane Harvey struck last week — and how the absence of infrastructure, zoning laws and unchecked development contributed to the scale of the destruction.
  3. Kit O’Connell, an active member of Antifa and an Austin, Texas-based journalist talks about Antifa’s philosophy and views on the danger posed by the Trump presidency and the rise of white supremacist, Neo-Nazi, KKK and “Alt-Right” groups nationwide. He’ll also examine the media coverage Antifa has received, much of it demonizing the movement’s activists as committing indiscriminate violence, and equivalent to extreme right wing groups. His recent article is titled, “What Are ‘The Antifa’ Doing After Harvey?”
  4. Angel Candelario, a Burger King employee and another representative of the Fight For 15 minimum wage movement discuss the ongoing struggle to increase the minimum wage to a genuine “living wage” nationwide, and the Labor Day kick-off of their campaign to defeat anti-worker politicians across the U.S. in 2018.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

In this episode we talk about challenges to democracy. Later, we air an edited version of our interview with investigative journalist Greg Palast about his book and movie, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. He says the GOP and its billionaire funders have been stealing the votes of millions of Americans. But first, we talk with political analyst, author and radio host Wilmer Leon about his collection of essays spanning part of the Bush era and both terms of the Obama administration — essays that examine four related the mes: the challenge to democracy; the role of the US media in shaping the nation’s political persona; the geopolitics of US warmaking; and the everlasting conundrum of race in the United States. The collection is entitled, Politics Another Perspective: Commentary and Analysis on Race, War, Ethics and the American Political Landscape in the Age of Obama.

11 PM: Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, September 3, 2017

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Solidarity: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, September 2, 2017

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM: FlowwolF (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

LIVE from Historic Festival 35, Lime Rock, CT

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow with folk and roots based music.

Caroline showcases songs from some of our finest folk and roots recording artists, including Christine Lavin, Terry Ware and Rod MacDonald—and marks the passing of Glen Campbell. Songtrails features folk and roots-based music on the first Saturday each month on WPKN.

8 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Soca & Calypso Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 1, 2017

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Doug Echols)

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

A Tale of Two Crises: 1929 and 2008 – Updates on U.S. working conditions 2017, looming U.S. recession and plans for negative interest rates, schools raise funds by shaming poor school children, and the economics of fascism.

8 PM: Preservation Sound: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): FlowwolF (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 31, 2017

5th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

10:30 AM: Best-selling author Claire Messud “writes about happiness and infatuation” with a tender and precise style. Her latest novel, The Burning Girl, follows two twelve-year old girls through the golden days of their friendship to eventual misunderstandings and alienation. Claire Messud talks with host Binnie Klein about this book and the secret subtexts of close relationships.

12 Noon: Bridgeport Generation Now

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Kryssi Battalene (fill-in for The Modern Hippie: Kyle Starkey)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

11 PM: The Temple of Sacred Sounds: Ed Flynn

2 AM (Friday): On the Heir Radio: Prince Letif