Monday, June 30, 2014

Monday, June 30th on WPKN

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:  John Corvino – Johnny Be Good
  • 12:00 noon: Community Programming TBA
  • 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. Fred Clarkson, a senior fellow at Political Research Associates, assesses  the consequences of the Supreme Court ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case, involving the claim that a for-profit corporation has a right to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation’s owners.
    2. Tomas Lopez, Counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice discusses the status of challenges to new voter suppression laws in states across the nation, which include restrictive voter ID regulations, obstacles to registration and the curtailing of early voting hours, in the months leading up to the 2014 midterm Congressional elections.
    3. Author Suzanna Walters talks about her new book,"The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality," in which she argues that the LGBT community has settled for a watered-down goal of tolerance and acceptance rather than a robust claim to full civil rights.
    4. Brendan Fischer, General Counsel with the Center for Media and Democracy, discusses the local and national significance of the scandal surrounding Wisconsin GOP Governor Scott Walker, with a focus on his defenders' legal challenge to existing state campaign finance laws.
        • 10:00 PM: Writer's Voice with Francesca Rheannon
          • Bloomberg News financial journalist Bob Ivry talks about his book, The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis. We also have some suggestions for summer reading. 
        • 11:00 PM: Chris Ferrio – Sonic Spectrum
        • 2:00 AM (Tuesday): DJ Renaissance