Monday, June 16, 2014

Monday, June 16th on WPKN

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Today's broadcast schedule:
  • 2:00 AM: Sam Hopkins – The "A" List
  • 6:00 AM: Alternative Radio with David Barsamian
  • 7:00 AM:  Mark Mushin
  • 9:00 AM: Dave Hogan (filling in for John Corvino)
  • 12:00 noon: Community Programming: The Arts Council of Greater New Haven
  • 1:00 PM: Jazz with Rick Petrone
  • 4:00 PM: Kevin Gallagher
  • 6:55 PM: Local news followed by Feature Story News
  • 7:30 PM: Counterspin
  • 8:00 PM: Counterpoint with Scott Harris
    1. Author Peter Van Buren, a 24-year veteran of the State Department discusses the current military offensive and successful advance by ISIS Sunni insurgents in Iraq, reflecting on his experience serving for one year during the Iraq war recorded in his book, "We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People." 
    2. Rachel Tabachnick, a fellow at the Boston-based social justice think tank Political Research Associates examines recent violent incidents by armed, right wing activists in the context of the danger posed by extremist anti-government groups -- and the support they receive from both GOP politicians and right wing radio talk show hosts, i.e the expressions of support for the armed militia group members who gathered at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada.
    3. Jim Dean, chair of the group Democracy for America, assesses the primary defeat of GOP majority leader Eric Cantor by Tea Party candidate Dave Brat, and how this electoral upset could change the political alignment of Democrats and Republicans in this year's mid-term Congressional elections and beyond.
    4. Singer, actor and veteran social justice activist Harry Belafonte's speech at this year's Left Forum conference in New York City, on the theme, "Imagining a World with Transformative Justice: Reform and/or Revolution Today."
  • 10:00 PM: Writer's Voice with Francesca Rheannon
    • Science reporter Elizabeth Kolbert talks about her book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
    • Annalee Newitz discusses the prospects for human survival amid the mass extinction we are causing. Her book is Scatter, Adapt and Remember.   
  • 11:00 PM: Chris Ferrio – Sonic Spectrum
  • 2:00 AM (Tuesday): DJ Renaissance