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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, May 30, 2016

5th 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: Band Together Radio: Andy Kadison & Jerry Vigorito

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. Christian Parenti, clinical assistant professor of Liberal Studies at New York University, discusses some of the important issues addressed in his book, “Tropic of Chaos, Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence,” as well as the links between new and ongoing regional conflicts and climate change.
  2. Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., who’s latest book is titled, “Failed: What the ‘Experts’ Got Wrong about the Global Economy,” examines the current economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil, and the important issues addressed in his recent article, “Has the Left Run its Course in Latin America?
  3. Philip Weiss, founder and co-editor of the online publication, Mondoweiss that covers Middle East issues, examines the controversy created when Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed far right, extremist Avigdor Lieberman as Israeli Defense Minister — and the effort by representatives of Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, who serve on the Democratic Party platform drafting committee, to push for a more even-handed U.S. approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  4. Lindsay Matthews, the mother of a developmentally disabled son, and a member of Our Families Can’t Wait – SEIU 1199, talks about the impact of State of CT budget cuts — and the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) plan to sell off the care of disabled individuals to private, for profit corporations in the health care “industry,” which will eventually end all public funding of DDS services.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Les Leopold tells us about his new book, Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice. Then with massive voter purges and hackable voting machines, are American elections being stolen? We hear election integrity expert, Bob Fitrakis talk about the issue.

11 PM: Sonic Spectrum: Chris Ferrio

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

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