The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 20, 2017
12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Mark Mushin
9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino
12 Noon: SPECIAL PROGRAMMING- Pacifica Radio Archives: Power of African-American Women
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
- Christopher Vials, director of American studies at the University of Connecticut and author of “Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left and the Fight against Fascism in the U.S.,” discusses his observations of President Trump’s first month in office, i.e.: attacks on the media, a continuing pattern of lies, mass firing of career civil servants, and ongoing concerns re: Trump being part of “America’s dark fascist tradition.”
- Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, where she directs the New Internationalism Project, has written and edited eleven books, the latest titled, “Understanding ISIS & the New Global War on Terror: A Primer,” will discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent visit to the White House, the Trump administration’s policy toward Israel, Palestine and the future of the two-state solution, as well as the repercussions if Israel goes forward with annexation of the Palestinian West Bank.
- Journalist, media critic and activist Norman Solomon, is the founder of the Institute for Public Accuracy and co-founder and coordinator of the online organization RootsAction.org. Author of the book, “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.” He discusses the Free Speech For People & RootsAction.org petition with more than 850,000 signatures delivered to Congress calling on the House of Representatives to initiate an impeachment investigation into President Trump’s corrupt business dealings, etc.
- Mike DeRosa, co-chair of the Connecticut Green Party, and the Green’s 1st District Congressional candidate in 2016, talks about the issues his party will be addressing in this year’s Connecticut legislative session and an important hearing scheduled for Wednesday, February 23rd on the state becoming part of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would elect the U.S. president through the popular vote, eliminating the Electoral College.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Nathan J. Robinson of Current Affairs talks about his book Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity. It examines why Trump won, what the press, pundits and Democratic Party got wrong, and how they can get it right next time. Also, Parneshia Jones reads her poem What Would Gwendolyn Brooks Do?
2 AM (Tuesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning