The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, April 27, 2015
10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
7 AM: Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson
9 AM: Dave Hogan
12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero
Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Russia’s sale of S-300 missiles to Iran may change the military balance in the Mideast. China’s new diplomatic initiatives expand its global influence. NATO’s confrontation with Russia escalates. Yemen’s war explained. Website: incontextreport.com. Email: email@example.com.
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart (fill-in for Kevin Gallagher)
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News
7 PM: WPKN Evening News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Chris Toensing, Executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project and Editor of Middle East Report, discusses Saudi Arabia’s intervention in the current conflict in Yemen, as well as the resulting humanitarian crisis and the risks of regional escalation.
- Sophia Cope, staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, assesses the current effort to repeal or reform Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, that permits government warrantless dragnet surveillance of American’s phone records – a provision that is set to expire on June 1, 2015.
- David Lindorff, founding editor of ThisCan’tBeHappening.net, talks about the death of 25-year-old African American, Freddie Gray while in the custody of Baltimore police, and his recent article, “Police Murder by Van Ride,” policy proposals to rein in police violence and hold officers accountable for violations of the law — as well as the potential of the Black Lives Matter movement to effect change.
- John Humphries, convener and organizer with the Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs — and newly appointed member of the Governor’s Council on Climate Change, updates listeners on his group’s work on energy and environment issues in the state, with a focus on current efforts to revise CT’s 2005 Climate Change Action Plan, and recent progress to legislate a $10 cap on fixed electric utility charges.
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology talks about the gorgeous – and disturbing – new coffee table book of photojournalism, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER). And women mystery writers have gone from being ignored to being stars of the genre. And we talk with mystery writer Sara Paretsky about women’s changing position in the genre and about her own socially conscious mystery writing.
11 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham)
2 AM (Tuesday): Kristi Hall