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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, October 22, 2019

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: One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: To Be Announced

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt: Today’s guest: Lynn Zinser, the Executive Editor and founder of “Climate Liability News” a not-for-profit news site dedicated to reporting on the issues at the intersection of climate change impacts and the law. Those issues include government and corporate responsibility and accountability for global warming and its consequences across society and around the world.

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening 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. Vijay Prashad, executive-director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books, discusses his recent article, “The Domino Effect of Trump’s Syria Withdrawal,” covering President Trump’s authorization for the Turkish invasion of northern Syria targeting Kurdish militia groups, and the repercussions for Syria, the Kurds, Turkey and the U.S.
  2. Institute for Policy Studies Associate Fellow, Sam Pizzigati, talks about rising economic inequality in the U.S., as covered in his recent articles, “Inequality is Literally Killing Us,” and “Have Researchers Just Hit an Inequality Trifecta?”
  3. Dr. Susan Rogers, member, Board of Directors of Physicians for a National Health Program, talks about the national debate over Medicare For All, with a focus on the costs for middle income Americans that has become a contentious issue in the Democratic candidates primary election campaign.
  4. Kate Donnelly, Former First Selectman of Hampton, CT and an opponent of the proposed Killingly, CT natural gas power plant, discusses how the CT Siting Council approved plans to build this fracked gas power plant, which she maintains will not only harm local air quality and setback efforts to meet emissions reduction goals in state law, but also delay the transition to the clean, renewable energy sources such as solar and wind.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We spend the hour with Virginia Eubanks talking about her award-winning book Automating Inequality. It’s about how the use of computerized algorithms are replacing human beings in deciding in who is or is not worthy of getting help and destroying lives in the process.

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Sean Corvino

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

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