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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

1st Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino (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: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for 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

8:30 PM — Labor historian Michael Zweig will discuss the Janus v. AFSCME case before the Supreme Court which could strike a fatal blow against organized labor.

9:05 PMDavid Yih and Bill Moorhead will talk about Eversource Energy’s plan to harden their tower platforms in ecologically sensitive natural spaces around CT.

10:00 PMJazz Edge

11 PM: The Flux Capacitor: Martha Willette Lewis

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 5, 2018

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: 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: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: with Kevin Gallagher. Kevin’s guest today: Ellen Best, co-leader, of the New York Chapter, of the Bionutrient Food Association, will talk about their upcoming 2-day Workshop: “Principles of Biological Systems,” happening this April 7 & 8, at the Westchester Land Trust, Bedford, NY, with course instructor: Dan Kittredge.

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. Noah Bonsey, Senior Analyst on Syria with the International Crisis Group based in Beirut, Lebanon, discusses the humanitarian crisis for 400,000 civilians in eastern Ghouta under siege by Syrian government forces, the current U.S. role in Syria and prospects for future international negotiations and a peaceful settlement of the 7-year conflict.
  2. Jonathan Marshall, an independent journalist and scholar is author or co-author of five books related to national security or international relations, discusses his recent Consortium News article titled, “Time to Admit the Afghan War is ‘Nonsense,’” and the current Trump administration policy on the 17-year long U.S. war in Afghanistan.
  3. Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund, examines the recent speech by Russian President Vladimir Putin where he announced several new nuclear weapons systems — and assesses the speech in the context of the Trump administration’s recent nuclear posture review which signaled a greater willingness to use nuclear weapons first, the development of new “low-yield” nuclear warheads and the deployment of the U.S./NATO Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system in Poland and Romania.
  4. Ari Paul, an independent journalist who covers politics and labor, and has written for The Nation, The GuardianDissentThe American ProspectBoston Review and many other outlets, discusses the Janus vs. AFSCME case heard by the Supreme Court last week, where the primary issue is the ability of public sector unions to collect fees for service from employees who don’t join the union that represents them. I’d like to focus on what’s at stake for the U.S. labor movement, and the likely consequences for American politics, if as expected the ruling goes against AFSCME.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Carey Gillam talks about her book: Whitewash: The Story of a Weedkiller, Cancer and the Corruption of Science. We also talk with Philip Ackerman Leist about the remarkable story of a town that organized and won the right to be pesticide-free. His book is A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement.

11 PM: Sean Corvino (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 4, 2018

1st Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: 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, March 3, 2018

Storm Damage Interrupts WPKN’s FM Broadcast

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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

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

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

Songtrails celebrates St. Patrick’s Day this month, with tracks from fiddlers Tim O’Brien and Jay Unger, plus Irish recording artists Sinead O’Connor, Van Morrison, & The Cheiftans – plus eastern Long Island based singer songwriter Chris Kline and more. Songtrails is heard on the first Saturday each month and features folk and roots-based music.

8 PM: FlowwolF (fill-in for Soca Showcase: Icon)

10 PM: Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 2, 2018


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1st Friday

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

2 AM: On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

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 System Rigged Against US – Updates on how Democrats helped destroy their party by backing campaigns against labor and the left after 1945, jobs created under Obama/Trump, lobbying in Trump’s swamp, deregulation and risky bank lending, worker coops to reduce inequality.

8 PM: 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, March 1, 2018

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. w/DJ DaySix

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

4 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: 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): On The Heir Radio: Prince Letif

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 28, 2018

4th Wednesday of the month

11 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: Snap, Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah (fill-in for Ebong Udoma)

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The LGBTQ Community Show: Andrew Ross

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Harry Minot (fill-in for Wednesday Night Fish Fry: Early Bird Edition: Rod Ross)

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

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

7:30 PM: East End Ink: Black Writers of Today and Yesterday

Each February Sag Harbor’s John Jermaine Library and Canio’s Books invite neighbors to read from their favorite Afro-American writers. Tonight we hear the work of Lucille Clifton, Claudia Rankin, Bryan Stevenson, Wallace Thurman, Maya Angelou, and Frederick Douglas, all recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. East End Ink is heard on the fourth and occasional fifth Wednesday each month. East End Ink is archived at http://eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. w/DJ DaySix

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 27, 2018

4th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone (fill-in for Lisa Sahulka)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Snap Crackle and Pop: Alec Cumming

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 26, 2018

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: Today’s show is all about “The fight for Organic Integrity, and what a savvy organic consumer needs to know”. At the end of 2017 the National Organic Standards board, of the USDA voted to allow some crops grown Hydroponically, and Aquaponically to have organic labels. Today Dave Chapman, an organic farmer for 37 years from Long Wind Farms, will talk about the significance of certifying hydroponically-grown produce as organic. Can organic be soilless? When you pay a premium for Organic labeled food, is that what your getting? This IS a big deal because Organic food sales were a 47-billion (with a “B”), dollar industry in 2016. Also, immediately following David’s interview, Jeff Cordulack, the Executive Director of CT NOFA, drops by to talk about Organiconn, CT NOFA’s 36th Winter conference, where David Chapman happens to be the Keynote Speaker.

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. Dr. Eric Milgram, a spokesperson with the Newtown Action Alliance, and father of two survivors of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, discusses NAA’s response to the most recent school shooting in Florida, and the remarkable courage and activism of students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. and across the U.S. in challenging the NRA and Congressional inaction on restricting the sale of firearms.
  2. Michael Copps, former FCC Commissioner from 2001-2011, who currently serves as a special adviser to Common Cause’s Media and Democracy Reform Initiative, discusses his group’s ongoing campaign, along with a national coalition of other groups, to preserve/restore Net Neutrality through lawsuits, state legislation and Congressional action.
  3. Lacy MacAuley talks about a protest she helped organize this past Saturday, February 24, at the right-wing gathering in Washington, D. C., dubbed, “Night of Freedom.” She’ll focus on the views expressed by the extremists in attendance, and the attempt by some to normalize their misogynist, xenophobic and white supremacist ideology in the age of Trump.
  4. Leaders of a coalition made up of Yale University campus organizations, elected officials and labor unions talk about the role of Yale University in Puerto Rico’s current debt crisis, and their call on the University to cancel any debt held by its $27.2 billion endowment.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Tara Whitsitt talks about her book Fermentation on Wheels. It’s the story of how she’s been spreading the word about the wonders of fermented foods by traveling around the country on a bus. Then we re-air out interview with Katherine Harvey about her book, The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 25, 2018

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

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: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

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: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

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

he Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 24, 2018

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Dr. Kulveen Virdee

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

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

7 PM: The A List: ‘Prime Time’ w/Sam Hopkins & Vinny

10 PM: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

5 AM (Sunday): Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM (Sunday): Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 23, 2018

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: Chris Frantz: The Talking Head

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

Karl Marx (1818-1883) – Updates on global capitalism’s extreme inequality (Oxfam report), Victoria’s Secret’s billionaire owner, why immigration is a weapon of political distraction, how GOP tax cut helps the rich more than others, MSU sex abuse scandal reflects running schools like a business.

8 PM: Ken Reinhard (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky