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The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, September 2, 2016

1st Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin

2 AM: Sean Corvino

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Doug Echols

9 AM: Del ‘In Transition’ (fill-in for Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph)

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

5:20 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

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

Puerto Rico’s Crisis is Systemic – US income inequality vs rest of world, Europe exposes Apple Corp’s tax evasion; TTP and TTIP face rising opposition; even Martin Wolf sees capitalism’s contradiction with democracy.

8 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

2 AM (Saturday): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, September 1, 2016

1st Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for 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

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 Mushin

2 AM (Friday): Sean Corvino

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 31, 2016

5th Wednesday

11 PM (Tuesday): Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM: Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: Digging In The Dirt: Kevin Gallagher

Re-broadcasts Monday’s, Aug. 29th, show. I talk with Michael E. Mann, about Climate Change. The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles, have co-authored a new book titled “The Madhouse Effect“. Mann and Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denial-ism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests, and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions, not to mention the entire planet. The invaluable lessons they’ve learned inspire this brilliant, colorful escape hatch from the ‘madhouse’ of the climate change debate.

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

4 PM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman

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

Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” – a marathon community reading – Part 2. Recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: Shaki Presents

11 PM: Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 30, 2016

5th Tuesday

11 PM (Monday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

4 PM: Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

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: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio (fill-in for Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski)

2 AM (Wednesday): Panda Melbourne Madness: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 29, 2016

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Sean Corvino w/Doug Hovey (fill-in for Johnny Be Good: John Corvino)

12 PM: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison, Jerry Vigorito, & Rob Fried

Today’s Guests:

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

At 5 PM, on today’s “Digging in the Dirt” segment, I’ll spend an hour talking with Michael E. Mann, about Climate Change. The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles, have co-authored a new book titled “The Madhouse Effect“. Mann and Toles have been on the front lines of the fight against climate denial-ism for most of their careers. They have witnessed the manipulation of the media by business and political interests, and the unconscionable play to partisanship on issues that affect the well-being of billions, not to mention the entire planet. The invaluable lessons they’ve learned inspire this brilliant, colorful escape hatch from the ‘madhouse’ of the climate change debate.

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. Chip Berlet, an investigative journalist, research analyst, scholar and activist who has written about racism and intolerance for over four decades, discusses recent media focus on the so-called “Alt-right,” and what these right wing activists actually believe. He’ll also examine the significance of their leadership of the Trump for President campaign, and their entry into the upper echelons of mainstream GOP politics.
  2. Michael Beer, Director of the group Nonviolence International, assesses the ongoing civil war in Syria, with a focus on the recent Turkish military invasion into northern Syria. He’ll also talk about prospects for any breakthroughs in current U.S.-Russian cease fire talks taking place in Geneva.
  3. Greg Palast, an investigative reporter, whose stories appear on BBC Television, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, is the author of the New York Times bestsellers: “Billionaires & Ballot Bandits“, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy“, “Armed Madhouse” and the highly acclaimed “Vultures’ Picnic“. He’ll discuss his new article in Rolling Stone Magazine, “The GOP’s Stealth War Against Voters,” and the new film documentary, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits.”
  4. Paula Panzarella, an organizer with Connecticut Fight the Hike campaign, discusses the United Illuminating electric utility’s plan to once again increase their rates on the distribution charge portion of customers’ bills. Connecticut customers already pay the highest rates for electricity in the continental United States. UI is now owned by Iberdrola, one of the world’s largest utility companies, with over 31 million customers.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Ted Rall talks about his new book, Trump. Then, new revelations indicate serious conflicts of interest between Hilary’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation. We talk with Ken Silverstein about his article about the Clinton Foundation for Harper’s Magazine, Shaky Foundations.

11 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski (fill-in for Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 28, 2015

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Haitian Program: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for Morning Maniac Music: David Golden)

2 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, August 27, 2016

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for 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: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

6 PM: The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol)

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 26, 2016

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): Mark Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli (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: Rob Silber (fill-in for 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

Capitalism’s Craziness – Updates on universities, politicians, and grad student unions, Bill Gates’ obscene wealth, Harley-Davidson’ illegal pollution and more.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Connecticut Rocks!: Bob D’Aprile (fill-in for Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky)

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 25, 2016

4th Thursday

11 PM (Wednesday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

2 AM: Soundprint: Asia: Joseph Celli

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino with Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for Cliff Furnald)

10 AM: The Music Never Stopped: Martha Nachman (fill-in for A Miniature World: Binnie Klein)

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: 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: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson (fill-in for In The Evening: Bob Shapiro)

11 PM: Mark Mushin (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

4th Wednesday

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

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: 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

Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” – a marathon community reading – Part 1. Recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. Part 2 will be heard Wednesday August 31. East End Ink is heard on the 4th Wednesday each month. Programs are archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.)

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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: Jazz And Standards: Malcolm C. Dankner

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): Keep Driftin’: DJ DaySix

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 22, 2016

4th 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: Shake Some Action: Kevin Brewer (fill-in for Bensonian Radio: Michael Benson)

9 AM: My Other Music: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe

Join us for the monthly In Context War Report. Japanese Emperor resignation hint may signal change in Japan’s global role. U.S. bombs Libya. Russian bombers hit Syria from Iran. Russian army mobilizes on Ukraine border. China militarizes South China Sea. Website: www.incontextreport.com. Email: ken@mdrtalk.org.

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. Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., Professor at the City University of New York at Hunter College, examines the decision by insurance giant Aetna to pull out of Affordable Care Act program exchanges in 11 of 15 states where it operates. She’ll talk about the viability of establishing a public option within the Affordable Care Act and the larger problem of for-profit medicine.
  2. Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, director of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative at the Corporation for Enterprise Development discusses his group’s recent report titled, “The Ever-Growing Gap: Failing to Address the Status Quo Will Drive the Racial Wealth Divide for Centuries to Come.” Among the report’s findings are: If average black family wealth continues to grow at the same pace it has over the past three decades, it would take black families 228 years to amass the same amount of wealth white families have today.
  3. Germaine Leggett, a 43 year old Taco Bell worker, recently laid off from his state of Connecticut job, discusses what occurred at the mid-August “Fight For 15” national convention of low wage workers in Richmond, Virginia — and what’s on the agenda for the movement during this election year.
  4. Stanley Heller, administrator with Promoting Enduring Peace, executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee and host and producer of the cable TV public affairs program, “The Struggle.” He’ll talk about the ongoing Syrian civil war and Saudi air war in Yemen, as well as his group’s annual Gandhi Peace award, that will be given to 4-time independent presidential candidate and public citizen Ralph Nader and Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We spend the hour with Russell Banks today, first talking about his new book, a travel and personal memoir, Voyager. Then we re-air our 2011 interview with him about his novel Lost Memory of Skin.

11 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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