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2 AM The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM Al Jazeera English: Radio News Hour
7 AM WPKN Mornings: Mark Mushin
9 AM Johnny Be Good: John Corvino
12 Noon In Context: Ken MacDermotRoe and Gus Cantavero
Our guest Dr. Kareem Adeeb, a Fairfield based Islamic authority, will answer basic questions about Islam. What are its fundamental beliefs? What are its similarities to Christianity? How do muslims view Jesus? In our next show on Christmas Eve, our guest will be Mark Grasso, of the Thomas Merton House, a Bridgeport Catholic charity. Call-in during the show or email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 PM The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM Kevin Gallagher
6:55 PM WPKN Local News – from Long Island Patch editors, CTMirror.org and CTNewsJunkie.com
7:30 PM This Way Out: the international lesbian and gay radio magazine
8 PM Counterpoint: Scott Harris with guests:
Josh Eidelson, a contributor to The Nation Magazine and other publications who covers national labor issues, discusses his recent article on Walmart workers’ international day of protest — and the sources of money and organization that supported passage of the Michigan anti-union “right-to-work” law.
Lori Wallach director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, provides an overview of the issues of corporate domination and lack of transparency in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, about which she’s been attempting to warn the public.
Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of the Jubilee USA Network, talks about the role closing offshore tax loopholes could play in the ongoing “fiscal cliff” negotiations with the goal of reducing the U.S. budget deficit without de-funding critical social safety net programs that poor and working families depend on to make ends meet
Joshua Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, discusses the murder of 27 people, including 20 children and 6 teachers in the most recent mass shooting in the U.S. at an elementary school in Newtown, CT., the rising use of assault weapons in multiple murders and his group’s advocacy of gun control reform.
10 PM Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon with Drew Adamek
Nutritionist Deborah Kesten shares the results of her research into losing weight and keeping it off. Her book is MAKE WEIGHT LOSS LAST. Then, Francesca’s story about a master chef’s philosophy about food. And Drew reviews ALL THE ART THAT’S FIT TO PRINT (And Some That Wasn’t): Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Page and talks with the author, Jerelle Kraus.