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The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1st Wednesday

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

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: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Snap, Crackle, and Pop!: Alec Cumming

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

7 PM: Days of Revolt: The General’s Son (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Host Chris Hedges interviews Miko Peled, Israeli peace activist and author of The General’s Son: The Journey of an Israeli in Palestine.

7:30 PM: North Fork Works: Hazel Kahan

This month, Hazel’s guest on North Fork Works is Diana (Dinni) Gordon, Greenport resident and author of Village of Immigrants, Latinos in an Emerging America in which she places the relatively recent wave of Latino immigration to the Long Island’s North Fork in historical context and then, through intimate profiles of Latino residents and their adaptation to Greenport life, provides a poignant antidote to the grim anti-immigration actions coming out of the White House.

8 PM: Dave Hogan (fill-in for Liz Becker)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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

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 & Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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

7 PM: Black History Special: The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Mac Griswold talks about her research at a Shelter Island estate.

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

8 PM: Connecticut Rocks: Bob d’Aprile (fill-in for Jim Motavalli)

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 27, 2017

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 (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

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

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

7 PM: Black History Special: Bob Zellner – A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement (in lieu of WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

Zellner grew up in Alabama where his parents were former Klu Klux Klan members. After college he joined the Student Non Violent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi.

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  1. Bob Dreyfuss, co-editor, The Populist Buzz, reflects on how the Democratic Party should move forward in opposing Trump after electing former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as DNC chair — and the future of the Trump Resistance movement that has exploded across the U.S.
  2. Ben Schreiber, senior political strategist with Friends of the Earth, discusses his group’s response to the Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt to be EPA administrator, the recent release of emails exposing his close relationship with the fossil fuel industry while he served as Oklahoma’s Attorney General, and how environmental groups plan to counter the Trump/Pruitt plan to broadly dismantle EPA regulations.
  3. Our Revolution’s Executive director Shannon Jackson assesses the results of Saturday’s election for Democratic National Committee chair where Rep. Keith Ellison lost to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, and how his group’s work fits into the widespread protest and activism seen across the U.S. in opposition to Donald Trump and his administration’s reactionary agenda.
  4. Tom Swan, Executive Director of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group talks about CCAG’s 2017 legislative agenda, the recent DUE Justice Coalition’s “It’s Not Too Late to Have a Heart” action — and the special elections scheduled for Tuesday, 2/28/17 in the 2nd & 32nd Senate Districts and the 115th State House District.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Kimball Taylor talks about his book The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire. It shows how human ingenuity and the humble bicycle are defeating the most expensive the U.S. has ever built. Then, its the 75th anniversary of the decree ordering the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Richard Cahan tells us about his book Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II. It’s a collection with text of images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 26, 2017

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Rivers”

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

3 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or 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

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, February 25, 2017

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

12 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: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, February 24, 2017

4th Friday

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

2 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson (fill-in for Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer)

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: Free Speech Radio News:

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

Economics: Where Theories Clash – Updates on the exploitation of adjuncts that weakens US higher education and on US’s extreme wealth inequality.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, February 23, 2017

4th 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

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

2:30 PM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy

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: Blues In The Evening: Al Bell (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

A video portrait of Al Bell, The Blues According to Al Bell of WPKN is available courtesy of Mark S. Weiner.

11 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

4th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: The Emotion Roadmap: Chuck Wolfe

1 PM: Sometimes Classical: Richard Epstein

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: Black History Special: Bob Moses on Education and Civil Rights (substitute for WPKN Evening News Report: National and International News)

In 2009, civil rights leader and educator Robert P. Moses, founder of The Algebra Project (algebra.org), spoke to a group of educators at the Child Care Center in Bridgehampton, New York. The issues he spoke about are still with us. Also, Bob Moses’ son, Omo Moses spoke about The Young Peoples Project (typp.org).

7:30 PM: East End Ink

East End Ink presents Dr. Patricia Sullivan, professor of history and Afro-American Studies at the University of South Carolina, speaking about her book commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Also East Hampton’s Bill Chaleff reads Langston Hughes’ poem ‘Freedom’s Plow’. Recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. 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.

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

3rd Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (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: Extensions: Dylan McDonnell

11 PM: Mark Mushin

2 AM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, February 20, 2017

3rd 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: 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

Featured Guests:

  1. 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.”
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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?

11 PM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, February 19, 2017

3rd Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

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

Special Live Broadcast from the Pequot Library: Mark Naftalin & Friends concert

2:30 PM: Sunday Mix: Edwin or 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, February 18, 2017

3rd Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: 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: Special Live Broadcast from the Pequot Library: Mark Naftalin & Friends concert

2:30 PM: Mark Mushin

4 PM: The A List: Sam Hopkins (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – Black History Month “Soul’s Place”

2 AM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G. (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)