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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

5th Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

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

Tiokasin’s guest is Tracey Osborne. Tracey is Associate Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on the political ecology of climate change mitigation in tropical forests, particularly the role of Indigenous peoples, and questions of climate justice. Tracey founded and directs the “Climate Alliance Mapping Project,” which is a collaborative effort between academics, environmental NGOs, and Indigenous organizations working for a socially-just response to climate change through research, maps and digital stories.

In the second portion of the show, we include a pre-recorded audio segment featuring five Indigenous women’s personal stories of struggle, which were relayed at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Jamaica earlier this month. Speakers include: Seánna Howard, University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Center; Ofelia Rivas (Tohono O’odham); Casey Camp Horinek, Ponca Nation of Oklahoma and Ponco Tribal Councilwoman; Leoyla Cowboy, Diné; and Michelle Cook, Diné. (Special thanks to Brenda Norrell, Publisher, Censored News for providing us with the audio. See her article for more information and background: https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2019/05/criminalizing-indigenous-peoples-oil.html)

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, October 28, 2019

4th Monday

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): The A List: Sam Hopkins

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber

9 AM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Central Radio: Rob Fried & Andy Kadison

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:

  • Aaron Fernando an independent writer and grassroots economics professional, discusses recent Progressive Magazine article, “California Opens the Public Banking Floodgates,” and his past coverage of the movement advocating for the establishment of public banks across the U.S.
  • Steve Ellner, Associate Managing Editor with Latin American Perspectives journal and author of the new book, “Latin America’s Pink Tide: Breakthroughs and Shortcomings,” assesses the economic conditions that have led to protests and social unrest in Chile, Ecuador and other Latin American nations, recent election results in Argentina and Uruguay and political/economic analysis re: Latin America’s progressive social movements.
  • Reese Erlich, award winning journalist and author of many books, including, “Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect,” and “The Iran Agenda Today,” discusses Donald Trump’s actions clearing the way for Turkey’s attack against the Kurds in northern Syria, the “cease fire” brokered by VP Pence, the recent killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a raid conducted by the U.S. military in northwest Syria, and what the future may hold for the Kurds, Syria and Turkey.
  • Chip Gibbons, Policy and Legislative Counsel with the group Defending Rights and Dissent, talks about his new report, “Still Spying on Dissent,” and recommendations for increased Congressional oversight as well as more vigilance and a demand for answers from groups targeted by government surveillance.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Does a moderate candidate really have the best chance of capturing the presidency for the Democratic Party? We talk with Ryan Grim, correspondent for the Intercept about his fascinating new book, We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement. Then we check in with The Nation editor Jeet Heer about his take on the state of the Democratic Party after the last debate.

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

11:05 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, October 27, 2019

4th Sunday

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

2 AM: My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Solidarity: Garnett Ankle

9 AM: What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle

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): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, October 26, 2019

4th Saturday

10 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: Diggin’: Emma Speer (fill-in for 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

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

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

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Rivers”

2 AM (Sunday): My Soul: From Me to You: Cheryl Magoveny (fill-in for The A List: Vinny)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, October 25, 2019

4th Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): 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: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

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

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

4 PM: Connections: Eric Cocks (fill-in for 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

The Capitalist Corporation – This program examines the structure and functioning of the large capitalist corporation dominating modern economies. We discuss their basic economics and influence on politics. We criticize rationales for corporate profits such as “risks” and “entrepreneurship” and explore parallels between corporate structures and monarchies.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: WPKN Local News for Connecticut and Long Island

10:05 PM: Bob Chamenko

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

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, October 24, 2019

4th Thursday of the month

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

2 AM: Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: The Flux Capacitor: Martha Willette Lewis

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau

4 PM: Preservation Sound Radio: Chris Ruggiero (fill-in for The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy)

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: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

4th Wednesday of the month

11:05 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: To Be Announced

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Harry Minot

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

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

Tom Phelan reads from “We Were Rich & We Didn’t Know It: A Memoir of My Irish Boyhood” East End Ink is heard on the 4th and occasional 5th 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: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

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

11:05 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Shambles Radio: Ulises Batalla

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

4th 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 welcomes two guests: Jacqueline Keeler and Ellsworth Chytka. Jacqueline is a Diné/Ihanktonwan Dakota writer. Her book “The Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears” is available from Torrey House Press and the forthcoming “Standing Rock to the Bundy Standoff: Occupation, Native Sovereignty, and the Fight for Sacred Landscapes” will be released next year. Ellsworth Chytka is a Yankton elder who will be talking about his home near Lake Andes in South Dakota, an area that has been greatly impacted by recent, devastating flooding. Tiokasin will talk with Jackie and Ellsworth about the flooding and what it has done to the people and the land in that area of South Dakota.

In the second half-hour, Tiokasin will speak with Paul Josie, a Vuntut Gwichin First Nation Citizen from Old Crow, Yukon, in Canada. Paul is a lifelong resident of Old Crow, the northernmost community in Yukon. Paul served as a Vuntut Gwichin councillor for seven years and now runs his own winter tourism business, Josie’s Old Crow Adventures. Paul’s homeland is being greatly affected by climate change. A talk with Paul about what it’s like living in a place that has declared a “climate emergency.”

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for Radio Something: Valerie Richardson)

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, 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

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, October 20, 2019

3rd Sunday

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

2 AM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

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: 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): The A List: Sam Hopkins

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, October 19, 2019

3rd Saturday

10:05 PM (Friday): Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan

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: Special Live Broadcast from City-Wide Open Studios – Erector Square

4 PM: Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl

7 PM: Capital Radio: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day)

7:00 PM: A mini-version of Punktober.
8:00 PM: Los Wemblers, the legendary band from Iquitos, was one of the main architects of the Cumbia Amazonica movement, a 1970’s psychedelic cocktail that came be be know a Chicha. This is a re-broadcast of their concert from the State House in New Haven, CT.

10 PM: Mikki’s Room – “Soul’s Place”

2 AM (Sunday): Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, October 18, 2019

3rd Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter

2 AM: Binwanka

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: PURE w/howard thompson

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

Making Critical Arguments – Updates on U.S. housing crisis as systemic failure (the homeless LA opera singer), Greta Thunberg’s critics exposed, Europeans gain from U.S.-China trade war, Sackler family “donations” to museums, universities, capitalists take over Sports Illustrated. Interview on Left’s critical arguments with Prof. Ben Burgis of Georgia State University.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

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

10:05 PM: Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan

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