Módulo Lunar

2022-04-02T13:46:33-04:00

Módulo Lunar // The Lunar Module is a monthly program hosted by Luis Luna, producer, host and organizer at the Working Families Party. Luis was born in Quito, Ecuador. From an early age grew up undocumented. This show is a platform for diverse Latinx music from across the American Continent including the U.S. This drapes as the acoustic stage to discuss and elevate social justice issues and themes of collective liberation. Luis brings activists, organizers and members of the community from across Connecticut and the U.S. to amplify our collective struggle. Resilience Behind the Walls is a radio collaboration between Melting the ICE // Derritiendo el Hielo radio project ...

Counterpoint

2022-03-21T21:13:40-04:00

Each week, host Scott Harris conducts interviews on a wide range of political, economic and social topics with individuals and representatives of organizations not ordinarily accessible in the mainstream media. Counterpoint is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, Connecticut, at 8:00 PM, ET. You can listen live online at that time at WPKN. Some of the interview segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. Visit Between The Lines‘ website for free downloadable (or streaming) MP3 audio and subscriptions to podcasts, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of past Counterpoint programs presented by segment can be accessed at Counterpoint Radio. The full program is accessible ...

Between The Lines

2022-03-15T18:53:20-04:00

Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, we are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media. Each week, Between The Lines features: ▪   A five-minute summary of some of the week’s under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press and other sources. ▪   Three in-depth interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues. Our production staff includes journalists and community activists who have ...

GM Report to the Listeners

2022-03-02T07:00:06-05:00

GM Report to the Listeners with Steve di Costanzo brings you the information you can use in Bridgeport, CT - with events, sponsors, activities, local celebrities, and more. One of my fondest childhood memories was listening to the Top-40 AM station in Milwaukee- WOKY on a little transistor radio when I was a wee lad of 7. Boy did I love that pop coming from the UK… early Beatles, Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, how about Do the Freddy and Catch us if You Can by the Dave Clark 5. Musically, I came of age in the roaring early and mid-’70s. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud ...

MIC CHECK

2022-03-02T07:01:22-05:00

Mic Check, Sunday, 5:30 PM — WPKN’s ½-hour weekly public affairs and community discussion program. Our diverse roster of hosts presents a wide range of topics for discussion: focusing on global, national, and regional issues and their effect on the local Connecticut community. Just as the phrase “Mic Check” was used to mobilize people to create a human microphone during the Occupy Movement, this weekly program will amplify our local community’s many concerns and voices and bring them to the air-waves. Join the conversation on-air at 203-336-9756. WPKN has been an essential part of my life for more than thirty years. I feel lucky to have moved ...

North Fork Works

2021-09-25T13:51:10-04:00

North Fork Works with Hazel Kahan broadcasts on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. North Fork Works grew out of an endless curiosity about my neighbors out here on the North Fork of the East End of Long Island: I wanted to know who they are and how they work. Now in its eighth year, North Fork Works has carried wonderful conversations about their work with bird, bee and tomato farmers, owners of a therapy dog, musicians, a carpenter, a mayor, a chimney sweep/educator, a sailor, a car mechanic/poet, authors, restaurant owners, a historian, and a maker of musical instruments, labor and environmental activists. They talk about what ...

Vote 2020

2020-11-01T13:41:56-05:00

Join us on November 3 from 8 PM to 11 PM for WPKN’s Alternative Election Coverage hosted by Scott Harris, Richard Hill and the Public Affairs team. While the main-stream media counts and prognosticates, we’ll be having in-depth discussions on a full range of issues from racism, labor, voter suppression, health care policy, and post-election movement building with a roster of guests from around the country including Ralph Nader, Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin, Daniel Ellsberg, labor economist Michael Zweig, economist Dr. Jack Rasmus and many more. We’ll also hear reports about turn-out, lines or problems at polling sites around Westchester County, on Long Island and in southern Connecticut. ...

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