Tidings from Hazel Kahan


Tidings from Hazel Kahan broadcasts on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. From its very humble beginnings and a tiny mp3 recorder in 2006, Tidings, now in its 13th year, brings you interviews, commentary and reflections from this country and from all over the world – from Australia to Zimbabwe, through Palestine, Israel, India, Pakistan, Europe, and Great Britain – on subjects that range from author interviews, tipping, begging, dark tourism, third places, third culture kids, money taboos, imagining dying, veganism, healthcare, passports, activism, the making of documentaries, olive oil, politics and, because this is WPKN, programs about music and musicians. Tidings Samples: Shireen Pasha on the ...

North Fork Works


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


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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