The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, September 8, 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: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)
9 AM: Dave Hogan
12 Noon: Special Community Programming: Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Kevin Gallagher
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News
7 PM: Feature Story News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: a weekly news magazine from Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Investigative journalist and editor with ConsortiumNews.com, Robert Parry, discusses the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine touching on his most recent article, “The Whys Behind the Ukraine Crisis.” He’ll also provide commentary on the pronouncements re: Ukraine and Russia that were issued at the recently concluded NATO summit meeting in Wales.
- Jonah Minkoff-Zern, director of Public Citizen’s Democracy is for People campaign talks about the upcoming Senate vote on the Democracy For All amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision, as well as his group’s recent public polling on this issue.
- Catherine Reutshlin, Senior Policy Analyst with DEMOS discusses the ongoing struggle for an increase in the federal minimum wage, and the most recent protests and civil disobedience by fast food workers in dozens of U.S. cities on Sept. 4th, who are demanding a wage increase to $15 an hour.
- Stanley Heller of Promoting Enduring Peace and the Middle East Crisis Committee, Elaine Ward with the Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice and a representative of the Connecticut chapter of the Sierra Club preview the September 13 ActOnClimate rally, that will take place at the city’s Baldwin Plaza to demand the closing of Bridgeport’s coal burning power plant, and recruit area concerned citizens to participate in New York City’s historic Peoples Climate Change March on September 21.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We spend the hour talking with novelist Thrity Umrigar about her new book, The Story Hour and her 2012 book, The World We Found. Also, a preview of next week’s show: Paul Ehrlich talking about his new book, Hope On Earth.
11 PM: Michael Dunham
2 AM (Tuesday): Dance Mix Radio: Wilfredo “DJ Renaissance” Soto