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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

1st Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

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

In the first half-hour, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse speaks Keala Kelly. Keala, who is Naive Hawaiian, is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist and activist. Her documentary film, “Noho Hewa: The Wrongful Occupation of Hawaii,” has been screened and broadcasted internationally and is widely taught in university courses that focus on colonization, Indigenous cultures and the Pacific. Keala has been closely following and reporting on the activities on Mauna Kea and the proposed construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope at its summit.

In the second half-hour, Tiokasin welcomes Richard Grounds. Richard Grounds, Ph.D., is executive director of the Yuchi Language Project based in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, working with Yuchi Elders in creating new fluent speakers using immersion language methods. Richard is currently the chair of the Global Indigenous Languages Caucus and served as the Expert for the North American Region at the Expert Meeting on Indigenous Languages held by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in 2016. He has just returned from presenting at the U.N. International Year of Indigenous Languages International Conference, in Yakutsk, Russia in far east Siberia. Richard’s work on language revitalization can be found on two websites: www.OurMotherTongues.org and www.YuchiLanguage.org.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill)

9:30 PM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio: Richard Hill)

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

11:05 PM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, August 5, 2019

1st Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin)

9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino

12 Noon: What’s Happening New Haven: Bonnie Lykes

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Kevin Gallagher and Pete Stewart

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. Robert Pollin, Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, discusses his research on Medicare for All and assesses the health care plans proposed by various Democratic presidential candidates. He’ll also preview his upcoming talk at the Medicare For All statewide forum in Waterbury, CT on August 17.
  2. Ellen Vollinger, Legal/Food Stamp Director with the Food Research and Action Center discusses her group’s opposition to proposed new Trump administration rules for the SNAP food stamp program, that if implemented would take away basic food assistance from an estimated 3.1 million people, mainly working families with children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.
  3. Beth Foster, a member of DangerousIdeas Collective and organizes with Tennessee Anti-Racist Network, talks about the anti-fascist organizing that she’s part of in Tennessee — touching on many of the points she wrote about in her recent Waging Nonviolence article, “Tennessee antifascists boldly disrupt, infiltrate and expose annual white supremacist gatherings,” while also sharing her views on the increasing # of mass shootings across the nation at the hands of avowed white supremacists.
  4. Evan Greer, Deputy Director of Fight For The Future talks about his group’s campaign calling for a complete federal ban on government use of facial recognition surveillance technology, discussing the current and potential danger and abuse.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Thomas Lockley about his book, African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan. Then political analyst John Nichols of The Nation magazine joins us to talk about the first night in the second round of the Democratic presidential debates.

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

11:05 PM: Sean Corvino

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, August 4, 2019

1st Sunday

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

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Solidarity and What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o 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: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, August 3, 2019

1st Saturday

10 PM (Friday): 30th Anniversary Kinks Special (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Carousel: Dave Z.

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Annette Szczesiul)

4 PM: A Little Bit Of Everything: Bob Anderson

7 PM: Songtrails: Caroline Doctorow

Caroline features the work of some master songwriters such as Kasey Musgraves, Brandy Carlisle, Tim O’Brian, and Pete Seeger. Superb tracks from folk artist Spook Handy’s latest record, and an older release from Frank Carillo and Annie Golden are also featured. Songtrails is heard on the first Saturday each month.

8 PM: Soca & Calypso Showcase: Icon

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Blue Roads”

2 AM (Sunday): Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, August 2, 2019

1st Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Mike Merli (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: ReHumanize Yourself Radio: Herman Olivera

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: Kathy’s Corner: Kathy Connor (fill-in for State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson)

1 PM: PURE w/howard thompson

“Recent Releases”

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Win-win for Women’s Soccer – Updates on Trump as distraction vehicle, Macron’s corruption, coffee price collapse drives immigrants to U.S., why rightists oppose free tuition and student loans, and why Trump/GOP do not stop jobs exodus from U.S. Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on implications of U.S. women’s soccer victories.

8 PM: 30th Anniversary Kinks Special (fill-in for Ray Terlaga)

Amid anticipation of a long-awaited new album from The Kinks, anticipation of a long-awaited Kinks special on WPKN is fulfilled.

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

10:05 PM: 30th Anniversary Kinks Special (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, August 1, 2019

1st Thursday

11:05 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: A Miniature World: Binnie Klein

12 Noon: The Organic Farmstand: Richard Hill, Guy Beardsley, and friends

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan

4 PM: Dave Hogan Radio: Dave Hogan

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: In The Evening: Bob Shapiro

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

11:05 PM: Mike Merli (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM (Friday): ReHumanize Yourself Radio: Herman Olivera

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

5th Wednesday of the month

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

2 AM: The Peak Of The Night: 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

1 PM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs)

4 PM: Noah Cooper (fill-in for 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

Poets Lynn Melnick and Rosalind Brenner, began this summer’s Poetry Marathon at the East Hampton Historical Society’s Mulford Farm this month.Lynn Melnick’s “Landscape with Sex and Violence” is vital reading for the #MeToo movement according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Rosalind Brenner’s latest collection is “Every Glittering Chimera,” The Poetry Marathon continues on Sunday August 4 at 5:30 PM. East End Ink is heard on the fourth and occasional fifth Wednesday each month. East End Ink is archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: Módulo Lunar: Luis Luna (fill-in for Shaki Presents)

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

11:05 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Jazz and Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, July 30, 2019

5th Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Sean Corvino

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

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

Who are we as human beings? In this edition of “First Voices Radio” Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse talks with Jane Middelton-Moz about Indigenous trauma and resiliency. Jane is Director of the Middelton-Moz Institute, is an internationally known speaker and author with more than 35 years of experience in consultation, training and community intervention. She has served on the Board of NACOA (National Association of Children of Alcoholics) and the Advisory Board of NANACOA (National Association of Native American Children of Alcoholics) and has been awarded the distinction and title of “Honorary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada.” Jane has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and has held numerous direct service, management and executive positions in large non-profit corporations and community agencies. She is recognized for her work in the areas of adult children of alcoholics, multi-generational grief and trauma in individuals, families, and communities, ethnic and cultural awareness, anger, cultural self-hate, differential diagnosis, values in the workplace and in families, empowering employees and creating positive workplace environments. Jane is the author of “Children of Trauma: Rediscovering Your Discarded Self,” “Shame and Guilt: Masters of Disguise,” “Boiling Point: Dealing with the Anger in Our Lives,” “Boiling Point: The Workbook,” “Welcoming our Children to a New Millennium: A Daybook of Hopes and Wishes for the Future,” “Values from the Front Porch: Remembering the Wisdom of Our Grandmothers” and co-author of “After the Tears: Reclaiming the Personal Losses of Childhood,” “Bullies: From the Playground to the Boardroom — Strategies for Survival,” “The Ultimate Guide to Transforming Anger: Dynamic Tools for Healthy Relationships.” More about Jane and her important work can be found at www.middelton-mozinstitute.com.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

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

11:05 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): The Peak Of The Night: Alex Panda

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, July 29, 2019

5th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM: El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado (fill-in for 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: The Westport Library: Open Book: Jennifer Bangser

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 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:

  • Fernando Tormos-Aponte, PhD, Scholars Strategy Network postdoctoral fellow at the University of Missouri–St Louis talks about the current political and economic situation in Puerto Rico, leading up to, and after the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.
  • Ted Howard, co-author along with Marjorie Kelly of the book, “The Making of a Democratic Economy: Building Prosperity for the Many, Not Just the Few,” which recognizes that the majority of Americans now believe that our current wealth gap hurts us, both individually and as a nation. They explore how people are building a more equitable economy at the local level and relocalizing wealth, engaging communities, and empowering workers.
  • Angelo Guisado, Staff Attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, one of the groups challenging the Trump administration’s asylum ban in federal court, which denies asylum to anyone at the southern U.S. – Mexico border who had transited through a third country en route to the U.S.
  • A representative of the Death Penalty Information Center will discuss the recent Department of Justice announcement that it intends to adopt a new federal execution protocol using a single execution drug and has issued death warrants setting execution dates for five federal death-row prisoners.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Why was Penn Station built, only to be torn down 50 years later? We find out in the first half of today’s Writers Voice when we talk with Paul Kaplan about his book New York’s Penn Station: The Rise and Fall of an American Landmark. Then, a novel/memoir about one man’s grandparents during the Holocaust. We talk with Bram Presser about The Book of Dirt.

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

11:05 PM: Sean Corvino

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, July 28, 2019

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

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

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Luis o Edwin

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): El Bailarín del Mambo: Frank Delgado (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, July 27, 2019

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Jennifer C. Pierre, ND, MPH

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

What happens when your darling kitty turns evil? Or is it your own flesh and blood kiddie that is the real devil? Tune in as Joe Limone recounts the “Cat Came Back.” Eavesdrop on an intimate scene in Morris & Cynthia’s household as they read together the results of blood tests they both had to have. Can they be cured of what ails both of them? Ina Chadwick & Duncan Christy play the senior couple in Allan Yashin’s 10 minute witty “It Had To Be You.”

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Icon In The Domain

6 PM: Icon In The Domain (fill-in for The Millennials Take Over: DJ Millennial)

7 PM: The A List: ‘Prime Time’ w/Sam Hopkins & Vinny

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, July 26, 2019

4th Friday

11 PM (Thursday): My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for Mark Muller’s New Music Network)

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Rockers Arena: Night Nurse

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

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Chris Frantz: The Talking Head

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

A Socialist Politician Wins – Depriving non-white students, fast food made worse for profit, Wayfair workers demand power, more scapegoating of immigrants, firms’ promises of gain to workers from Trump 2017 tax cut proved false. Interview Lee Carter, elected socialist from 50th District to Virginia Legislature.

8 PM: Glen Hochstetter (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky