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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 29, 2013

5th Monday

10 PM Sunday: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour

7 AM: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: In Context: Ken and Marchand MacDermotRoe and Del LaPietro

The In Context War Report: a discussion of China’s military history, China’s current military capabilities and assess the seriousness of China’s challenge to U.S. military supremacy. The show, which features In Context’s military affairs commentator Marchand MacDermotRoe, is pre-recorded.

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Mike Zito (fill-in for Kevin Gallagher)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News – from CTNewsJunkie.com, CTMirror.org, RiverheadLocal.com and Long Island Patch sites

7 PM: Free Speech Radio News

7:30 PM This Way Out: The International Lesbian & Gay Radio Magazine

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Myrna Perez, Deputy Director with the Brennan Center for Justice Democracy Program, discusses her group’s work on restoring key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act after the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Shelby County v. Holder case. She’ll also examine signals from the U.S. Justice Dept. that they plan to challenge various restrictive voting laws being implemented in states across the nation including Texas and North Carolina.
  • Richard D. Wolff, author of “Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism,” and professor of economics emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, who is now a visiting professor in the graduate program in international affairs at New School University in New York City. He talks about his recent article on the Detroit bankruptcy, “Detroit’s decline is a distinctively capitalist failure,” and other issues related to the U.S. and world economy.
  • Nathan White, national spokesperson with the group Restore the Fourth, that seeks to raise awareness of unconstitutional surveillance, discusses the surprisingly close vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the amendment to halt funding for National Security Agency dragnet surveillance of American’s phone and Internet communications sponsored by Michigan Congressmen Rep. Amish and Democratic Rep. John Conyers.
  • Kevin Gosztola, a civil liberties blogger at Firedoglake.com, talks about his coverage of the Bradley Manning trial, now nearing a verdict — and the importance of the outcome for Manning and other government whistle-blowers, journalists and freedom of the press.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Radio host, monologist and author, Mike Fede talks about surviving a crazy childhood and finding healing in humor. His book is A Long Swim Upstream. And Helen Thomas died on July 20. We play our 2006 interview with Thomas about her book on the Washington Press Corps and How It Failed the Public.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

2 AM (Tuesday): Luis Luna

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