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The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 23, 2020

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Celebrating Aretha: Rob Silber

9 AM: Celebrating Aretha: Joseph Celli

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

1 PM: Celebrating Aretha: Steve di Costanzo

4 PM: Celebrating Aretha: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt

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:

  • Wendell Potter former health insurance public relations executive, author and founder of the investigative news website, Tarbell. He’ll discuss his recent article, “Coronavirus Pandemic Reveals Just How Devastating the Greed of For-Profit Insurance Industry Has Become,” and other issues related to the current crisis in our healthcare system and the coronavirus.
  • Doug Henwood, a contributing editor at The Nation magazine, author of “Wall Street: How it Works and for Whom,” “After The New Economy,” and “My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency,” and host of the weekly radio program, “Behind the News.” The former editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, discusses the economic meltdown and your views on the scope of the government’s emergency response, i.e. corporate bailouts, stimulus packages and expansion of unemployment, Medicaid and food stamp benefits.
  • Norman Solomon, journalist, media critic, author, activist and co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org, a Bernie Sanders delegate from California to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Norman, author of a dozen books including, “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death,” discusses his recent article, “What the Coronavirus Emergency Has to Do with Biden vs. Sanders,” and the urgent need to continue to build a resilient progressive movement to push for change after November.
  • Stanley Heller, administrator with the New Haven-based group Promoting Enduring Peace, host of the cable TV news show “The Struggle,” executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee, and author of the “Uprising We Need, published in 2017. Stanley talks about his new book, “Zionist Betrayal of Jews: from Herzl to Netanyahu,” and the latest news from Israel, Palestine and the Middle East.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Unless something very unexpected happens, it looks like Joe Biden is going to be the Democratic Party nominee for president. But can he beat Trump? And even if he does, will that really end Trumpism? We talk with Branko Marcetic about his just released book about Joe Biden, Yesterdays Man: The Case Against Joe Biden. Then we air an interview from last year and posted to the Writers Voice website with Wendell Potter about the full court press against Medicare For All by industry and the politicians it funds.

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

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