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WPKN is a nonprofit, freeform, community radio station (arts organization) that is more than 50 years old. The vision of WPKN is to build community, a loyal and growing audience, and an engaged and educated citizenry by providing the highest quality of free-form programming that broadcasts entertai… read more

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Lela Florel On Remington Woods And Environmental Justice In Bridgeport

January 30th, 2023

26:29

{January 29, 2023 episode of Mic Check}

Host Mike Merli checks in with Lela Florel, founder of Preserve Remington Woods.

Lela shares her story, and speaks about the environmental justice movement she's been leading for …

Band Central Radio-Full Show (January 2023

January 26th, 2023

53:50

Host: Rob Fried, Director
Guests: Joe Bouchard from Blue Oyster Cult and Joan Levy-Hepburn

Also Stephanie Campbell and Amy Dingwall from the …

Linley Dixon Co-Executive Director The Real Organic Project 2023

January 26th, 2023

20:44

My guest on this show is Linley Dixon back to DITD. Linley serves as a Farmer representative and Co-Director of the Real Organic Project. Linley …

GaiaGram # 139 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

January 26th, 2023

4:33

-Rio Verde Foothills, Arizona water supply shut off
-Desert west of Phoenix not enough groundwater to build
-Western States must plan to safeguard …

Band Central Radio on WPKN: Interview with non-profit Kennedy Collective

January 25th, 2023

13:53

Stephanie Campbell and Amy Dingwall from the nonprofit Kennedy Collective

Band Central Radio on WPKN: Interview with Joe Bouchard and Joan Levy-Hepburn

January 25th, 2023

25:23

Joe Bouchard from Blue Oyster Cult and Joan Levy-Hepburn musician and noted painter.

Between The Lines - 1/25/23 ©2023 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

January 25th, 2023

29:00

* New Oxfam Report on Rising Inequality Calls for 5% Tax on Super-Rich Nabil Ahmed, director of economic justice with Oxfam America Producer: Scott …

Organic Farm Stand -- Jan. 5, 2023

January 24th, 2023

54:59

Steve Munno provides the Small Farm Report from Massaro Farm in Woodbridge, CT.
Laura Modlin talks about strategies for protecting our water supply.
Host: Richard Hill

Organic Farm Stand -- Jan. 19, 2023

January 24th, 2023

55:59

Steve Munno provides his Small Farms Report.
Laura Modlin updates the effort to advance legislation restricting herbicide use on public land in CT.
Listener Jeff from Easton talks enviro issues.
Hosted by Richard Hill with …

GaiaGram #138 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

January 20th, 2023

4:29

California snowpack largest in over two decades,
The earths “stabilizing feedback” mechanism for climate warming
The oceans in 2022 were "the hottest ever recorded by humans."
2022 is third-highest number of …

Between The Lines - 1/18/23 ©2023 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

January 18th, 2023

29:00

* GOP Extremists Are Burning Down the House; Wajahat Ali, a Daily Beast columnist and author; Producer: Scott Harris.
* GOP Votes to Repeal IRS …

A house in Lahore - Author Hazel Kahn with Richard Hill & Kevin Gallagher

January 15th, 2023

55:57

A House in Lahore -- Growing Up Jewish in Pakistan, is a just-released memoire by Hazel Kahan, WPKN's host of Tidings and North Fork Works.
Hazel …

GaiaGram #137 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

January 15th, 2023

4:29

Earth’s ozone layer is on track to recover
Series of pounding storms in California
12 finance institutions accelerating use of fossil fuels
World’s smaller glaciers are in even greater jeopardy
Europe experiencing …

John Nichols on the State of the Nation -- January 14, 2023

January 15th, 2023

50:31

The panel interviews John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent for the Nation Magazine, to discuss the bizarre new political landscape with the …

Why are CT energy prices so high, and what can we do about it?

January 14th, 2023

29:27

A conversation with Brenda Watson, Executive Director of Operation Fuel, and Kathy Fay, Director of Community Sustainability at Neighborhood Housing Services, about the huge jump in electricity bills in CT and how …

Between The Lines - 1/11/23 ©2023 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

January 11th, 2023

29:00

* Two Years After January 6th Insurrection GOP Continues to Pose Threat to Democracy; Brett Edkins, Managing Director, Policy & Political Affairs …

Mark Haubner President of the North Fork Environmental Council.

January 9th, 2023

26:54

MY Guest this afternoon on DITD is Mark Haubner.
Mark is currently president of the North Fork Environmental Council.
With a few other thoughtful …

Jeff Fuller talks about his new CD release, Keep Hope Alive

January 8th, 2023

1:03:22

Bassist, composer and band leader Jeff Fuller talks about his new CD release, Keep Hope Alive with host Richard Hill.

GaiaGram # 136 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

January 6th, 2023

4:26

The year 2022 had many devastating storms and flooding
California’s Sierra expects the second-largest snowpack
western US states face powerful storm …

GaiaGram #135 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

January 6th, 2023

4:37

GaiaGram year end message
Financial nonprofits turn climate action dreams into realities.
European Union governments carbon border tax
3M, will stop use …

Between The Lines - 1/4/23 ©2023 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

January 4th, 2023

29:00

* International BDS Movement Challenges Israel’s New Extremist Ultranationalist Far Right Government; Ofer Neiman, a member of the Israeli group Boycott from Within; Producer: Melinda Tuhus
* What Motivates Far Right …

Between The Lines - 12/28/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

December 28th, 2022

29:00

* Will January 6th House Committee Criminal Referrals Result in Trump Accountability? Svante Myrick, incoming President of People for the American …

Professors Michael Paul Nelson & Kathleen Dean Moore

December 27th, 2022

39:30

My guests today on Digging in the Dirt are a little different from other guests I've had. I have never had a philosopher here. Today I have two. They …

GaiaGram #134 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

December 27th, 2022

4:33

-Climate Change studies will be mandatory in Connecticut
-The Arctic transforming from snowfall- to rainfall-dominant climates
-Sea levels have risen over 8 inches since 1880
-COP15 conference faced “corporate capture” …

Organic Farm Stand -- Dec. 15, 2022 with special guest Sal Gilbertie

December 22nd, 2022

52:47

-Small Farm Report with Steve Munno from Massaro Farm
-Special guest Sal Gilbertie from Gilbertie's Organic Farm in Easton. CT
Hosts: Richard Hill and Chris Ferrio

A conversation with Jazz pianist Jon Weiss

December 21st, 2022

1:20:00

Jon Weiss, a New York-based Jazz pianist, talks about his new CD release, Buddha of the Rain Forest. The interview includes airing
several tracks from the release along with Weiss' musical commentary.
Interview by …

Between The Lines - 12/21/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

December 21st, 2022

29:00

* Threatens to Hold Federal Debt Limit Hostage to Force Social Security, Medicare Cuts Alex Lawson, Executive Director of the group Social Security …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | December 19, 2022 | Symphonic Changes

December 19th, 2022

54:20

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | December 19, 2022 | Symphonic Changes

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

In our …

Emotion Roadmap Holidays New Year 12 14 22

December 19th, 2022

59:59

Information about having happy holiday gatherings and New Year's resolutions that work

Reverend J Michael Cobb And Justice Southbury

December 19th, 2022

26:08

{December 18, 2022 Episode of Mic Check}

In addition to being Pastor of both Woodbury United Methodist Church and Watertown United Methodist Church in Connecticut, Reverend J Michael Cobb is an organizer with Justice …

Resistance Roundtable -- Dec. 10, 2022

December 17th, 2022

53:41

The Panel interviews Adam Eichen, executive director of Equal Citizens, a non-profit, non-partisan organisation, about the continuing threats to democracy after the mid-term elections with specific focus on the Moore v. …

GaiaGram #133 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

December 16th, 2022

4:34

-European Union to impose a carbon tax on imports
-Accelerating pace of species loss threatens ecosystem breakdown.
-Rising sea levels threaten existence a Pacific Island nation
-Keystone pipeline has 588,000-gallon …

Between The Lines - 12/14/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

December 14th, 2022

29:00

* Georgia GOP Voter Suppression the Media Missed, Likely to Spread Across the U.S. Greg Palast, investigative reporter and author Producer: Scott Harris.
* Starbucks Continues Use of Anti-Union Tactics to Stop Worker’s …

Indigenous Day of Mourning on "Thanksgiving" 2022

December 11th, 2022

28:28

Excerpts from the 2022 Day of Mourning, held every year since 1970 (except 2020) by the United American Indians of New England on Cole's Hill, in …

The Rail Workers Got Screwed -- and everyone is celebrating?

December 11th, 2022

20:03

Michael Zweig, author, organizer and professor emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, discusses the rail workers' double cross by Congress and the president in their effort to secure a fair …

A House in Lahore -- an interview with author Hazel Kahan

December 9th, 2022

43:34

A House in Lahore -- Growing Up Jewish in Pakistan, is a just-released memoire by Hazel Kahan, WPKN's host of Tidings and North Fork Works.
She discusses the many facets of her remarkable story with host Richard Hill.

GaiaGram #132 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

December 9th, 2022

4:38

-Sea levels are likely rising faster than previously thought
-Nine of 10 U.S. counties experienced climate disasters
-UN: climate change is affecting …

Between The Lines - 12/7/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

December 7th, 2022

29:00

* Israel's Dangerous New Ultranationalist Government Likely to Trigger Crisis; Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, …

Ellie Coffey - Regenerative Agriculture Weekend

December 5th, 2022

17:04

MY next guest here on DITD is Ellie Coffey who, like me has been interested in gardening since she was a child. She has been a master gardener since 2010 and currently she is on the board of directors at the Westerly …

Tianna Kennedy Executive Director - Catskills Agrarian Alliance

December 5th, 2022

29:21

My guest today is Tianna Kennedy. She has been farming in the Northern Catskills for over a decade. She is the executive director of Catskills …

GaiaGram #131 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 30th, 2022

4:11

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel giants under the RICO Act.
2 million Houston residents need to boil water to cook and clean
Mississippi River backs up 3,000 barges due to low water levels
The Irish Constitution may …

Between The Lines - 11/30/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

November 30th, 2022

29:00

* The Republican Party’s Devolution into a Violent, White Supremacist Threat to Democracy; John Nichols, The Nation magazine's national affairs …

GaiaGram #130 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 27th, 2022

4:35

COP27 - no progress towards the equitable phase-out of fossil fuels
Fossil-fuel companies fight for natural gas at COP27 climate summit
Parts of nine cities most likely to be underwater by 2030
wealthiest nations spend 30 …

Raymond Soler Remembers His Brother AJ De Jesus

November 25th, 2022

27:10

On June 15, a pickup truck hit two teenagers riding a scooter on Kossuth Street here in Bridgeport. 17 year-old AJ DeJesus died days later from the …

Between The Lines - 11/23/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

November 23rd, 2022

29:00

* Embrace of Violence Endangers U.S. Democracy Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of Italian and History at New York University Producer: Scott Harris
* …

Kris Burbank Podcast on Band Central Radio WPKN-FM

November 22nd, 2022

10:15

Kris Burbank Podcast on Band Central Radio WPKN-FM by WPKN Community Radio

Rana Foroohar - Author / Associate Editor at the Financial Times

November 22nd, 2022

29:14

My guest on this show is Rana Foroohar an American author, associate editor at the Financial Times and CNN's global economic analyst. We will be discussing her newest book Homecoming: The Path to Prosperity in a …

WPKN's Alternative Election Coverage -- 2022

November 22nd, 2022

2:30:30

WPKN's News and Public Affairs team interviews ten journalists, policy experts and commentators about some of the critical issues confronting our …

2022 Election Report: CT and Long Island

November 19th, 2022

24:23

Reports from the field on Election Day by Long Island reporter Hazel Kahan and WPKN News Director John Ianuzzi.

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | November 14, 2022 | Giving Thanks for Arts Support in CT

November 18th, 2022

54:57

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | November 14, 2022 | Giving Thanks for Arts Support in Connectcut

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of …

GaiaGram #129 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 17th, 2022

4:31

-Ninety per cent of US counties suffered a weather disaster
-European temperatures higher than normal this winter
-Brazilian President-elect will crack down on illegal deforestation
-6 companies to plant 15,000 square …

Between The Lines - 11/16/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc

November 16th, 2022

29:00

* Midterm Election: A Major Battle in America's Political Cold War; Bill Fletcher Jr., racial justice and labor activist & author; Producer: …

Bill Carbone Podcast with Band Central Radio 10/22

November 15th, 2022

13:37

Bill Carbone Podcast with Band Central Radio 10/22 by WPKN Community Radio

Cristina Smith Podcast on Band Central Radio 10/22

November 15th, 2022

11:07

Cristina Smith Podcast on Band Central Radio 10/22 by WPKN Community Radio

Activists keeping it local planting an oak forest, and more

November 14th, 2022

29:30

Wife and husband Stephanie Fitzgerald and Frank Cochran have been living in an urban neighborhood on the west side of New Haven, CT, for decades, caring for their local park and the trees, river and people who frequent …

A Temporary Victory for People and Planet?

November 14th, 2022

29:08

An interview with Drew Hudson about stopping Sen. Joe Manchin's dirty deal to turbocharge fossil fuel production, including the Mountain Valley pipeline, and and interview with Leif Taranta, a staffer for the Climate …

Organic Farm Stand -- Nov. 3, 2022

November 11th, 2022

56:00

Steve Munno, manager of Massaro Farm in Woodbridge, CT, and Vincent Kaye, owner of Swords into Ploughshares Honey, talk about managing their respective operations in this warmer than normal November.
Hosts: Richard Hill …

GaiaGram #128 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 10th, 2022

4:28

-Climate change in the US is “far-reaching” and getting worse, but - hope if we act now.
-There is an escalating climate crisis in California.

Between The Lines - 11/9/22 ©2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions, Inc.

November 9th, 2022

29:00

* State Legislatures Are Ground Zero for GOP Assault on Democracy David Pepper, an attorney, former chair of the Ohio Democratic Party Producer: …

GaiaGram # 127 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 9th, 2022

4:35

-Earth’s vital signs have worsened
-Keeping global warming below 1.5C requires major transformations.
-Brazil's presidential election a crucial victory for global climate
-Gas-fired power plants have likely reached …

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, September 24th, 2022

November 8th, 2022

59:59

What A Story! with Ina Chadwick is a mostly spoken word program, integrating previous live recordings of themed short true tales, writings, poetry and plays from the event arm of MouseMuse Productions. Original readings …

Between The Lines - 11/2/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

November 2nd, 2022

29:00

* In Midterm Election Progressives Can Play a Pivotal Role to Defeat Fascist Republicans; Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org; Producer: …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | October 10, 2022 | Americans for the Arts & The Bridgeport Art Trail

November 1st, 2022

55:00

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | October 10, 2022 | Double Header: Americans for the Arts & The Bridgeport Art Trail

Hosted by David Green of The …

From Palestine With Art - Palestine Museum US At The Venice Biennale

October 31st, 2022

28:20

Faisal Saleh, the Director and Founder of Palestine Museum US, speaks about the Museum's Collateral Event Exhibition at The 59th Venice Biennale, …

Between The Lines - 10/26/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

October 27th, 2022

29:00

* Amid Haiti Crisis Civil Society Groups Oppose Foreign Intervention; Jemima Pierre, co-coordinator of the Black Alliance for Peace team on Haiti; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Big Oil Stock Buy Backs Must be Stopped; …

Maureen Gallagher Insurance Expert - Extreme weather events rising losses

October 26th, 2022

32:07

My guest today is a highly successful insurance agent Maureen Gallagher. I wanted to get Maureen's perspective on the the rise in Extreme weather …

GaiaGram #126 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 26th, 2022

4:36

-U.S. water bodies drying up
-Great Salt Lake shrinks to historic lows
-Amazon River reaches new low level due to drought
-Countries of the worlds Global South are furious
-Scientists want limits on fishing in Antarctica's …

The Wetlands v. Tweed Airport Expansion

October 26th, 2022

24:56

Gretl Gallicchio, a member of the environmental stewardship group
10,000 Hawks, talks about the threats to the CT shoreline posed by the
proposed Tweed Airport expansion.
Interview by Richard Hill and Chris Ferrio

Vincent Kay Farmer - Garlic Grower/Beekeeper - Swords into Plowshares Farm

October 22nd, 2022

31:07

My guest here today on DITD is Vincent Kay a lifelong resident of Connecticut. Vincent happens to be one of Connecticut's top garlic growers. So I contacted him to buy seed and come to find out he worked for Pacifica …

GaiaGram #125 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 19th, 2022

4:45

-Horn of Africa declaration of famine is imminent
-Widespread flooding caused by extreme rainfall in Nigeria
-Hurricane Ian is the 15th largest extreme weather event
-New Jersey sues ExxonMobil, Chevron over global warming …

Between The Lines - 10/19/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

October 19th, 2022

29:00

* After Last January 6th House Committee Hearing Trump Continues to Escape Accountability; Sarah Kendzior author and co-host of the Gaslit Nation …

Old Cars In The Driveway #2, with Tom Cotter

October 19th, 2022

29:20

Old Cars in the Driveway hosts Peter Bush and Jim Motavalli interview Tom Cotter, author and star of Hagerty's Barn Find Hunter series on YouTube. We also talk about Cotter's latest book, Secrets of the Barn Find Hunter.

GaiaGram # 124 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 13th, 2022

4:33

-Hurricane Ian water could stay above flood stage through Thanksgiving
-shrinking Mississippi River causes logjam due to low water
-Heatwaves will …

Between The Lines - 10/12/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

October 12th, 2022

29:00

* Meet Italy's neo-Fascist Prime Minister-Elect Giorgia Meloni; Jason Stanley, Jacob Urowsky professor of philosophy at Yale University; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Supreme Court Poised to Legalize Election Theft, Further …

GaiaGram # 123 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 11th, 2022

4:37

Florida homeowners losses estimates as much as $47 billion
megadrought causing heavy pumping depleting underground aquifers
China is sweltering through a record-breaking heatwave
Global carbon emissions from power plants …

Westernwatergirl on TikTok -Teal Lehto

October 11th, 2022

26:49

My guest today is a young woman who is very concerned about climate change and the water crisis in the west, in particular and elsewhere generally …

Park City Compost Principals Thomas Iezin & Andrew Tyrrell

October 11th, 2022

12:00

My guests on this segment are Thomas Iezin Marketing Communications, and Assistant Operations Manager of the Park City Compost Initiative And Andrew Tyrrell, the Operations Manager for Park City Compost Initiative …

GaiaGram #122 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 11th, 2022

4:24

-Hurricane Ian wrecks havoc
-Historic heat waves that roasted the U.S. and Europe warms oceans
-U.N. secretary general urges tax on the profits of …

SOS! Save our Shoreline fights back against the Tweed Airport expansion

October 9th, 2022

26:10

Members pf S.O.S. -- Save our Shoreline -- discuss their push-back against the proposed Tweed Airport expansion (E. Haven, CT).
Participating are Gretl Gallicchio, Shirley McCarthy and Matt Leiber.
Interview by Richard …

Between The Lines - 10/5/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

October 5th, 2022

29:00

* As Ukraine War intensifies, New Poll Finds Americans Want US to Pursue Talks to End the Conflict; George Beebe, Director of Grand Strategy at the …

Between The Lines - 9/28/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

September 28th, 2022

29:00

* After the Arrest and Death of Mahsa Amini, Iran Explodes in Protest; Ryan Costello, Policy Director with the National Iranian American Council; …

Live Culture 76: Undue Burden

September 24th, 2022

59:59

This month Live Culture offers a discussion with members of the exhibition Undue Burden: Privacy, Protection and Politics, a project and sale to …

Live Culture 75: Black Wall street and The Open Source Festival-

September 24th, 2022

59:59

First, a conversation with Adriane Jefferson, New Haven's Cultural Affairs Director and Slay Washington of The Breed Entertainment about The Black …

Ned Sublette Author, Historian, Musicologist - Hispanic Heritage Month WPKN w/ Kevin Gallagher

September 22nd, 2022

59:55

My guest on this show is Ned Sublette. Ned is an American composer, musician, record producer, musicologist, historian, and author. Sublette studied …

Bobby Sanabria- Latin Heritage Month - WPKN w/ Kevin Gallagher

September 22nd, 2022

1:01:20

My guest is Bobby Sanabria, percussionist, teacher, musician, multi Grammy nominee and leader of many talented Latin big bands and other …

GaiaGram #120 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 22nd, 2022

4:33

-Transitioning to renewable energy saves world "at least $12 trillion",
-Tropical forest lose forests due to mining
-Southern Ocean warming as it absorbs carbn
-Hanging glacier breaks off at Chile's Patagonia national park

GaiaGram # 121 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 22nd, 2022

4:31

-Rubberstamping fossil fuel permitting IRA side deal
-Greenland’s melting “zombie ice” could boost sea levels nearly a foot.
-Planet earth on the cusp …

Between The Lines - 9/21/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

September 21st, 2022

29:00

* Threat to Democracy Looms as Supreme Court Set to Hear Moore v. Harper Case; Dan Vicuña, National Redistricting Manger with Common Cause; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Massive Investment in Public Transit Needed to …

Laura Schleifer On Palestine And The Meanings Of Solidarity

September 19th, 2022

28:14

Laura Schleifer speaks about her work as Program Chair at Connecticut-based human rights organization, Promoting Enduring Peace, and her work as Co-Founder and Organizer with Plant The Land Team Gaza.

Earlier today …

Rrt Edit Sept10

September 18th, 2022

53:06

Rrt Edit Sept10 by WPKN Community Radio

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September 17th, 2022

53:06

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Resistance Roundtable -- Sept. 10, 2022

September 17th, 2022

53:06

Resistance Roundtable panel interviews Adam Eichen, executive director of Equal Citizens, about his recent article in In These Times, "The Right Wing Is Going All Out to Unravel Our Democracy."
Panel: Ruthanne …

Between The Lines - 9/14/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

September 14th, 2022

29:00

* Brazil's October Election Could Make or Break the Amazon Rainforest Mel Gurtov, Prof. Emeritus of Political Science, at Hatfield School of Govt, …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | September 12, 2022 | What Paier College Is Bringing To Bridgeport

September 13th, 2022

54:46

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | September 12, 2022 | What Paier College Is Bringing To Bridgeport Arts & Culture

Hosted by David Green of The …

Leticia Colon de Mejias -- a climate warrior wearing many hats

September 13th, 2022

29:33

An interview with Leticia Colon de Mejias, an entrepreneur, social justice activist, educator, landscape designer, parent and more.

GaiaGram #119 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 10th, 2022

4:33

-Mega Flash floods and winds in California
-Antarctica's Thwaite glacier rapidly melting
-US Army climate change strategy
-Arizona water cuts to local Municipalities
-Panet’s ecosystems threatened by tree losses
-Great …

What Your Food Ate - Authors Anne Bickle and David Montgomery

September 9th, 2022

24:58

My guests on this segment are Anne Biklé and David R. Montgomery Authors of a new book entitled "What Your Food ate: How to Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health. Far too many of us remain poorly nourished despite …

Edwina Von Gal - 2 Thirds For The Birds - from the Perfect Earth Project

September 9th, 2022

27:38

My guest on this segment of DITD today is Edwina Von Gal.
In 2013 she founded the Perfect Earth Project. Promoting toxic-free lawns and landscapes for the health of people, their pets, and the planet. Edwina is here …

GaiaGram #118 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 9th, 2022

4:38

-The weather is baking large swaths of China
-Dangerous late-summer heat wave in Western USA
-Massachusetts town bans all outdoor water use
-Greenland Ice Sheet is melting
-Severe storms swept through west and south

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September 7th, 2022

29:00

* Pursuing a Negotiated End to the Ukraine War; Branko Marcetic, staff writer with Jacobin magazine; Producer: Scott Harris.
* After 18 Months Biden Finally Responds to Trump and GOP Threat to Democracy; Christopher …

Old Cars In The Driveway #1 with Craig Jackson

September 6th, 2022

30:22

The first in a series of podcasts on classic cars, hosted by Jim Motavalli and Peter Bush. The guest is Craig Jackson, CEO of the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company.

Between The Lines - 8/31/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

August 31st, 2022

29:00

* Biden Student Debt Forgiveness Plan a Good Start, But More Must be Done; Cody Hounanian, executive director of the Student Debt Crisis Center; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Big Oil Donates Over $1 Million to GOP …

Plugging In: All About Batteries with Tom Moloughney

August 26th, 2022

30:57

The blog is hosted by Jim Motavalli and Don Gibson, and the guest on this second show is Tom Moloughney, senior editor at InsideEVs.com and the …

Woody Tasch "Call To Farms" - Beet Coin/Slow Money

August 25th, 2022

14:19

My guest Woody Tasch makes his 2nd visit . I recommend going to the WPKN archives to hear our 1st conversation to get a more detailed look at what Woody is up to. Today he is here to talk about The Slow money Institute …

Carl Safina Safina Center -A Lifelong Conversation with the Living World

August 25th, 2022

8:13

My next guest here on Digging in the Dirt is making his 2nd visit to talk to us about an upcoming event he is participating in on August 27th in Sag harbor. A Lifelong Conversation with the Living World in Words and …

GaiaGram #117 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 25th, 2022

4:29

-Record rains cause record flooding across the U.S.
-Floods and landslides killed at least 50 people in India
-Summer of 2022 one of the driest in recent history
-France's river Loire drying up
-Cliffs along California’s …

Between The Lines - 8/24/22 @2022 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

August 24th, 2022

29:00

* Investigation Exposes New Georgia GOP Voter Suppression Scheme; Greg Palast investigative reporter and author; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Starbucks Engages in Lawless National Anti-Union Campaign; Jeff Schuhrke, …

Dr. Zaki Lababidi, MD On The 9 Year Anniversary Of The Ghouta Massacre In Syria

August 22nd, 2022

27:39

Sunday August 21, 2022 marks 9 years since authoritarian dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons to kill over 1,400 Syrians, including many children.

Coinciding with in-person events happening in New York City and …

GaiaGram #116 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 18th, 2022

4:28

-First time, scientists have named a heat wave
-"Extreme heat belt” expected for the Lower 48 states
-California announces water supply actions

GM Report Report to The Listeners Aug 2022

August 17th, 2022

56:10

Host: Steve di Costanzo GM of WPKN

(separate podcasts for each guest listed below for copy and past to download)

Luis Luna- WPKN’s Chair of Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee

GM Report Talks with Luis Luna Podcast

August 17th, 2022

11:16

Host: Steve di Costanzo

Guest:
WPKN's Luis Luna WPKN Chair of Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee

Susan Clark, Publisher Founder and Publisher of The Redding Sentinel on WPKN Podcast

August 17th, 2022

6:01

Host: Steve di Costanzo

Susan Clark, Publisher
Founder and Publisher of The Redding Sentinel

RIFF Podcast w/Joanne Hudson on WPKN Radio

August 17th, 2022

7:08

Host: Steve di Costanzo, GM of WPKN

Guest:
Joanne Hudson
Founder/Festiaval and Board Chair
Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF)
Sunday August 21st,2022
The Ridgefield Playhouse

Groundwork Bridgeport Podcast -WPKN GM Report

August 17th, 2022

15:03

Host: Steve di Costanzo GM of WPKN Radio

Guest: Christina Smith
President & CEO
Groundwork Bridgeport

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, July 30, 2022

August 17th, 2022

56:36

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, July 30, 2022

Post Independence Day
First jobs

Bill Bosch
A young man takes an easy job as a lifeguard …

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August 17th, 2022

29:00

* Rising Tensions Between US & China Over Taiwan Risks Miscalculation or Accident; Joseph Gerson, President of the Campaign for Peace, …

Protecting trees and banning gas-powered lawn equipment

August 15th, 2022

29:10

Interviews with Janice Rotchstein about protecting town trees from aggressive cutting by Eversource, and with Stan Heller about his proposal that the State of CT ban the use of gas-powered lawn equipment on state …

GaiaGram #115 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 11th, 2022

4:32

10 financial institutions own nearly half of the unburned fossil fuels
Possible sea level rise 10-12 inches by the year 2050
North America's fifth-longest river went dry
Nebraska to siphon water off the South Platte River …

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August 10th, 2022

29:00

Salon.com's Senior Politics Writer Amanda Marcotte: Speculation Surrounds FBI Raid of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Residence

Ohio Democratic Party former …

GaiaGram #114 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 10th, 2022

4:34

Australian government commits to address climate change
US The Inflation Reduction Act passes
Widespread pressure on the rainwater available to plants

Daphne Dixon Co-Founder Live Green Ct. Network - Cross Country EV Trip

August 10th, 2022

35:52

Daphne Dixon is Co-founder and Executive Director at Live Green Network in Ct. Daphne along with Alyssa Murphy went on a coast to coast EV road trip, going from one United States coast to another
in a Ford Mustang …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | August 8, 2022 | The Levitt Pavilion

August 9th, 2022

54:56

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | August 8, 2022 | The Levitt Pavilion + Other Great Free Concert Venues This Summer

Hosted by David Green of The …

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August 3rd, 2022

29:00

* Proposed Senate Bill Requires Medicare to Negotiate a Short list of Drug Prices; Steve Knievel, Advocate with Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines Program; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Senate Bill Proposes New 15% …

The Plight Of Native American Peoples In Their Own Homeland

August 3rd, 2022

55:00

The Native Americans are the First People of the United States, yet they are forced to live on reservations on their own land. The Indigenous People seem to be the unseen, and uncared for citizens on their own land. …

Connecticut Witch Exoneration -- Interview with Beth Caruso, Sarah Jack, and Laura Secord

July 30th, 2022

44:21

Valerie Richardson speaks with Beth Caruso, Sarah Jack, and Laura Secord who are working to get exoneration for the women and men who were wrongly accused (and sometimes executed) for being witches in …

GaiaGram #113 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 29th, 2022

4:29

Manchin and Democrats reach a deal on economy and Climate
Record rainfall hits many areas of the U.S.
Greenland Lost 6 Billion Tons of Ice in 3 Days
Himalayas to lose between one third and two thirds of its ice by 2100
U.S. …

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July 27th, 2022

29:00

* DOJ Lags on Investigating Trump & GOP Coup Attempt Ron Fein, legal director with the group Free Speech For People Producer: Scott Harris
* With Senate Stalled, Pressure Growing on Biden to Take Immediate Action on …

Craig LeHoullier Author "Epic Tomatoes

July 26th, 2022

38:32

I’m pleased to welcome back to “Digging in the Dirt… Gardener, author, educator, podcaster blogger and frequent collaborator with Joe Lamp’l of the …

GaiaGram #112 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 26th, 2022

4:27

Extreme heat affects the entire Northern Hemisphere
Heatwave grips much of the US south and west
More extreme water cuts all but certain in the US …

GaiaGram #111 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 26th, 2022

4:22

GaiaGram #111 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis. by WPKN Community Radio

GaiaGram #110 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 26th, 2022

4:20

U.S. west needs to dramatically reduce their consumption of water
Toxic and stinky clouds of foam flood streets of the Colombian city
Three billion …

Resistance Roundtable talks guns, democracy and the fascist threat

July 23rd, 2022

48:51

Panel: Ruthanne Baumgartner, Scott Harris and Richard Hill

Ian Astbury from THE CULT Interview w/ Herman Olivera July 19 2022

July 20th, 2022

2:34:39

On July 19, 2022 radio host Herman Olivera from 'ReHumanize Yourself Radio' on 89.5 WPKN was granted a rare phone interview with Ian Astbury. Ian is …

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July 20th, 2022

29:00

* President Biden's Recent Middle East Trip: Long on Controversy Short on Accomplishments; David Yaghoubian, Professor of History at California State University; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Christian Extremists' Embrace …

GaiaGram #110 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 18th, 2022

4:20

-U.S. west needs to dramatically reduce their consumption of water
-Toxic and stinky clouds of foam flood streets of the Colombian city
-Three billion …

GaiaGram #111 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 18th, 2022

4:22

-Texas is being hard hard hit by Climate Change
-Wildfires rage across Europe & UK amid a record heatwave
-80% of U.S urine samples contain Glyphosate
-5% of recent new U.S. auto sales were all-electric vehicles
-N.C. …

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, June 25, 2022

July 15th, 2022

53:50

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, June 25, 2022

The Last Late Night Show With My Father
Mark Greene
Recorded with the Goodmen Project’s “Finding My Voice” for MouseMuse Productions. A troubled father-son …

The early farm harvest and a honey harvest fast approaching

July 13th, 2022

54:00

The Organic Farm Stand chats with Massaro Farm manager, Steve Munno about early vegetable harvest; Vincent Kaye talks garlic and gives a honey bee update; and Scott Nelson, a litigating attorney with Public Citizen, …

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July 13th, 2022

29:00

* Democrats Must Warn Voters of Dangerous Republican Extremists; Mark Green, the first elected public advocate for New York City and author; Producer: Scott Harris.
* As the War in Ukraine Escalates, a Diplomatic Path …

Kathy's Corner: Dr. Candace Badgett on Vedic Science and Consciousness | June 2022

July 12th, 2022

53:13

Host: Kathy Connor

Kathy interviews Dr. Candace Badgett, international speaker on Maharishi Ayur-Veda, Vedic Science and Consciousness. Candace …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | July 11, 2022 | Fairfield County Dance Festival

July 11th, 2022

55:11

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Fairfield County Dance Festival

This month, we celebrate Dance in Fairfield County …

A meteorologist running for Congress

July 8th, 2022

29:36

A trusted meteorologist in Illinois has jumped into the race for Congress. He's been talking about climate change for years. Plus, talks by local …

Interview with Gemini & Apollo Astronaut Capt Jim Lovell

July 7th, 2022

33:38

Gemini & Apollo Astronaut Jim Lovell discusses his NASA Mission, including the 1st Mission to orbit humans around the Moon (Apollo 8), & the …

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July 6th, 2022

29:00

* Supreme Court Extremist Majority Deprives EPA of its Power to Protect Climate and Environment; Jason Rylander, Senior Attorney with the Climate Law …

GaiaGram #109 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 5th, 2022

4:35

- The Supreme court handcuffs Environmental Protection Agency
- Italy devastated by a recent drought
- Billions “directly exposed” to one-in-a-hundred-year floods
- Mormon crickets cause crop damage out west
- San Diego …

Stanley Heller In Solidarity With Palestine And Ukraine

July 4th, 2022

25:15

Stanley Heller is an activist, organizer, video host and producer with Promoting Enduring Peace, Middle East Crisis Committee, and The Struggle Video News.

For more on the Democratic Socialists of America, or DSA's, "No …

After Roe V Wade Then What? Women & The LGBTQIA Communities Are Under Assault

July 3rd, 2022

54:54

LGBTQIA and Women's Reproductive Rights are under attack in the United States. The nearly fifty year old federal law, Roe V Wade has been struck down …

Walk for Appalachia's Future

July 2nd, 2022

29:18

Three voices of people I met on my two-week Walk for Appalachia's Future against the Mountain Valley fracked gas pipeline along its route in WV and VA.

Band Central Podcast with Juanita James - June 2022

June 30th, 2022

11:35

Juanita James: Juanita is President & CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. Formerly, she was Pitney Bowes’ Chief Marketing & …

Band Central Radio Podcast with Heather LaTorra on WPKN Radio June 2022

June 30th, 2022

11:54

Heather LaTorra: Heather leads Marrakech in New Haven. She started there as a college intern 35 years ago, was offered an entry-level job upon …

Band Central: Full Podcast June 2022 on WPKN Radio

June 30th, 2022

54:05

Host: Rob Fried, Founder of Band Central

Heather LaTorra: Heather leads Marrakech in New Haven. She started there as a college intern 35 years ago, …

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June 29th, 2022

29:00

* Overturning Roe v. Wade: American Women Now 2nd Class Citizens; Marjorie Cohn, prof. emerita Thomas Jefferson School of Law, past pres. National …

Expanding Labor's Power

June 28th, 2022

23:45

Economist and labor historian Michael Zweig talks about the Expanding Labor's Power webinar that he hosted earlier this month. The zoom session included representatives from seven union locals around the country all of …

Arthur Davis - Director The Rich Earth Institute - Digging in the Dirt

June 28th, 2022

26:12

My guest today on DITD is Arthur Davis a Director, researcher and Portable Toilet coordinator at the Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro Vermont. The Rich Earth Institute engages in research, education and …

The January 6 Hearings, Guns and American Democracy in the Balance

June 28th, 2022

44:42

The Resistance panel welcomes Henry Lowendorf, co-chair of the Greater New Haven Peace Council for a discussion about the hearings by the January 6 …

GaiaGram #108 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 27th, 2022

4:24

-Emergency cuts to western water use
-Chile's major reservoir has dried up
-Russia has world's largest methane leak
-glo-bal tomato production to declines due to drought
-Fertilizer crisis brought on by soaring fossil fuel …

Live Culture Episode 74: After Eden a talk with artist Suzanne Anker

June 27th, 2022

1:00:00

This month on Live Culture, Martha is delighted to be in conversation with artist Suzanne Anker about her exhibit After Eden, up now at The Ely …

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June 22nd, 2022

29:00

* Republicans & Christian Nationalists Embrace January 6th Insurrection and Political Violence Wajahat Ali, a Daily Beast columnist, public …

WPKN's Howard Thompson Interview with Richard Butler

June 22nd, 2022

1:04:26

The Psychedelic Furs’ Richard Butler visits WPKN to talk about the release of their 8th album ‘Made of Rain’ and a 40+ year career as an outstanding musician, lyricist, singer and painter - a PURE special.
(photo …

GaiaGram #107 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 20th, 2022

4:36

-Yellowstone national Park floods and closes
-The U.S. West is drying out due to climate-driven changes
-Dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is growing

Juneteenth: A case For Reparations For Slave Labor In The United States

June 20th, 2022

54:54

On this Juneteenth Holiday, June 19, 2022, host Garnett Ankle speaks with Deadria Farmer-Paellmann. This conversation was previously added to the …

Doc Hardy Hosts Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration In Norwalk

June 20th, 2022

24:39

Doc Hardy has music and radio broadcasting in his blood. His father, Hal Hardy, was “DJ Soul on Ice” in the 1970’s, and was a pioneer in Connecticut …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | June 13, 2022 | The Norwalk Art Space

June 17th, 2022

55:06

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

The Norwalk Art Space – Increasing opportunities and equity in the local arts …

New Haven-based fashion designer Neville Wisdom and filmmaker Aaron Peirano Garrison

June 16th, 2022

32:53

A discussion with New Haven-based fashion designer Neville Wisdom and filmmaker Aaron Peirano Garrison. We chatted about Garrison’s documentary “The Wisdom of Fashion,” which is being shown at the 2022 International …

Monica Nichols — The Walking Bird Nerd

June 15th, 2022

36:15

Monica Nichols, the self-described “Walking Bird Nerd,” discusses her deep interest in birds and other creatures of the natural world and her …

Jessica Damiano - Garden Columnist - Talking Tomatoes Digging in the Dirt

June 15th, 2022

26:48

My guest here on DITD is Jessica Damiano AP gardening columnist, Journalist, Garden Coach, Community Educator and Author. Her news letter is called …

Journey for Appalachia's Future

June 15th, 2022

31:03

Interviews and recordings of people I met fighting the incomplete fracked gas Mountain Valley pipeline through WV and VA.

Journey for Appalachia's Future

June 15th, 2022

31:03

Interviews and recordings of three of the people I met on a walk/drive along the route in WV and VA of the unfinished fracked gas Mountain Valley pipeline.

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June 15th, 2022

29:00

* Will Jan 6th House Investigation Lead to Accountability for Trump and Coup Co-Conspirators?; Sarah Kendzior author and co-host of the Gaslit Nation weekly podcast; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Scientist Rebellion Fights …

Emotion Roadmap 6 8 22 Sandy Hook Promise Sucide Prevention And Celebrating Fathers For Fathers Day

June 15th, 2022

54:59

Sandy Hook Promise & Suicide Prevention. (24 min mark) Celebrating fathers for Father's Day.

What Role Could Labor Play in a Mass Anti-Fascist Popular Front

June 9th, 2022

23:45

Michael Zweig, historian, labor economist and author, discusses the "Expanding Labor's Power" webinar he chaired on June 1, 2022; as well as the Poor …

GaiaGram #106 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 9th, 2022

4:32

-carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hits all time high
-Southern California imposes mandatory water cutbacks
-California judge halts of spraying …

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June 8th, 2022

29:00

* Groups Work to Stop Disinformation to Protect 2022 Midterm Election; Yosef Getachew, Media and Democracy Program Director with Common Cause; …

The Challenges of Black Women & Those In the LGBTQ Community In American Society

June 5th, 2022

55:00

June being LGBTQ Pride Month, the focus of the conversation on this podcast is on the challenges of Black women including those in the LGBTQ community in American socety. Black women, both those within and outside the …

GaiaGram # 105 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 1st, 2022

4:29

-ExxonMobil faces charges on Global Warming falsehoods
-Hurricane Agatha historic strongest May hurricane
-Massive Middle East Sandstorms
-Colorado …

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June 1st, 2022

29:00

* Biden Upends 'Strategic Ambiguity' Over US Response to a Future Chinese Attack on Taiwan; Chas Freeman, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from 1993-94; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Texas …

GaiaGram # 104 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 31st, 2022

4:35

- climate change – sets "alarming" new records.
- nation's power grid regulator issues dire warning
- extreme weather threats worldwide
-‘mouth to hell’ …

Dani Baker Author - The Home-scale Forest Garden Digging in the Dirt

May 31st, 2022

29:16

My guest today on DITD is the author of the new book entitled
The Home-Scale Forest Garden
How to Plan, Plant, and Tend a Resilient Edible Landscape
"Working with the natural world in our gardens has never been more …

Newtown Teen Mariam Azeez Demands End To Gun Violence

May 30th, 2022

25:43

This past Tuesday, May 24, 2022, an 18 year-old walked into Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas and shot and killed nineteen students and two …

Band Central PODCAST- Amanda Meeson Sterling House

May 27th, 2022

8:38

Host Rob Fried from Band Central Radio on WPKN 89.5-FM interviews Amanda Meeson- the Executive Director of Sterling House

Band Central- May 2022 PODCAST

May 26th, 2022

50:39

Band Central radio hour is MONDAY 5/23 - PODCAST

WPKN Community Radio features conversations with the incredible saxophonist Crispin Cioe, Amanda Meeson (Executive Director of Sterling House Community Center), Susan …

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May 25th, 2022

29:00

* GOP's Embrace of Violence Endangers U.S. Democracy; Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of Italian and History at New York University; Producer: Scott …

Treatment Of Africans In The United States & Marcus Garvey's Impact On Africans In The Diaspora

May 22nd, 2022

1:15:47

Racism has become mainstream in politics these days, all over the world. In the United States, the scourge of racism is causing the deaths of many …

Curbside Compost Nick Skeadis - Digging In The Dirt

May 21st, 2022

29:32

My guest today is Nick Skeadas a Connecticut man who has a business that makes him a living and helps the planet at the same time. Nick manages Curbside Compost, a resource recovery company in Southern Ct. Nick and …

GaiaGram # 103 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 20th, 2022

4:26

-91 percent of the Great Barrier Reef's coral damaged by bleaching
-Two beach houses fell into the waves last week along North Carolina's coast.

Extinction Rebellion NYC Spring Rebellion

May 19th, 2022

28:59

I interview Christina See, one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion NYC, who describes the philosophy of XR and discusses some of the creative …

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May 18th, 2022

29:00

* Demands for Independent Investigation & Accountability into Murder of Palestinian-American Journalist; Phyllis Bennis, Director of the New …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | May 9, 2022 | Richard Klein - The Artist & The Museum

May 17th, 2022

55:02

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Richard Klein - The Artist & The Museum

Our May interview was with Richard …

The Life and Music of Chuck (C.C.) Brown

May 17th, 2022

1:00:37

Mae Gibson Brown, co-founder of Salt and Pepper Gospel Choir and mother of Chuck Brown, talks about C.C.'s early years, his amazing musical talent and his career as a choir director, a lead singer with the New …

Shireen Abu Akleh, Nakba 74, and Palestine Museum US at Venice Biennale

May 16th, 2022

28:50

Host Mike Merli in conversation with Faisal Saleh, Chairman and Founder of Palestine Museum US, located in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Faisal discusses the Israeli Occupation Forces' recent murder of well-known …

The Life of Chuck Brown as told by his mother, Mae Gibson Brown

May 13th, 2022

1:00:37

Chuck Brown (aka Chucky or C.C.) was an incredible singer, dancer and choir director who passed away last Dec. 17 at the age of 57.
Chuck's career included his lead singing with the New Haven-based band Mikata, …

Footnotes and Other Embedded Stories -- Artspace Exhibition

May 13th, 2022

56:23

Four of the five artists from New Haven Artspace's exhibition "Footnotes and Other Embedded Stories" joined me for an hour-long discussion: Joseph …

GaiaGram #102 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 12th, 2022

4:35

-Oxygen-starved seas threaten sea life
-Hawaii requires coastal flooding disclosure to buyers
-True recycling could save a Trillion dollars
-Scientists …

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May 11th, 2022

29:00

* Goal to Degrade Russia's Military Risks Dangerous Escalation Between Two Nuclear Powers George Beebe, Fmr Dir. CIA's Russia desk, now Dir. of Grand Strategy at the Quincy Institute Producer: Scott Harris
* CT Passes …

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, April 30, 2022

May 10th, 2022

51:00

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, April 30, 2022

Tune in, be moved!

Ina Chadwick dedicates the show to her recently departed heroic grandson, Charles Anthony Capalbo, age 23, who inspired a community with …

The War in Ukraine: the history, the context

May 9th, 2022

28:34

Henry Lowendorf, director of the Greater New Haven Peace Council, dlscusses the war in Ukraine and provides the history and context that is absent from corporate media coverage.
Interview by Richard Hill

What is the Farm Bill and why should we care?

May 8th, 2022

28:40

Christina Badaracco, co-author of The Farm Bill - A Citizen's Guide, joins the Organic Farm Stand to discuss some of the intricacies of this massive bill that effects so many aspects of our lives.
Interview by Richard …

Conversation With Great Jamaican, Singer, Lyricist & Musician Ernie Smith

May 8th, 2022

58:28

We are at a period in history when we are losing many of our vintage reggae musicians, singers, and song writers to violence or illness. It is good …

Rickie Lee Jones Speaks with Cheryl Magoveny

May 6th, 2022

21:12

Legendary musician, poet, and free spirit Rickie Lee Jones spoke with WPKN's Cheryl Magoveny about Jones' recent memoir "Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour." The interview first aired on February …

GaiaGram # 101 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 5th, 2022

4:34

-Lake Mead has fallen to an unprecedented low.
-California limits watering of outdoor lawns and gardens
-Possible extinction of most marine life
-Reptiles of the world threatened
-Devastating losses for the world’s forests

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May 4th, 2022

29:00

*Effective Ways to Fight the Republican's Culture War Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow with People For the American Way Producer: Scott Harris

Live Culture Episode 73: Super Cold + Scorching Hot- Florain Carle, Martha Lewis and Brahna Yassky

May 3rd, 2022

1:00:00

This month on Live Culture the tables get turned as Yale Quantum Institute Manager Florian Carle interviews Martha Willette Lewis about her work in …

GaiaGram # 100 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 3rd, 2022

4:31

-Severe heatwave hits India and Pakistan
-Number of insects on the planet halved
-Water conflicts increasing worldwide
-UK to get clean energy via subsea cables from Morocco
-Capturing CO2 emissions with algae ponds
-Trees …

Woody Tasch - Founder Beetcoin & Slow money Digging in the Dirt

May 3rd, 2022

46:27

Woody Tasch is the author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered Chelsea Green Press
SOIL: Notes Towards the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital, and
AHA!: …

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April 27th, 2022

29:00

* 70 Groups Call for End to US Complicity in Saudi-led Yemen War that's Killed Nearly 400,000; Jehan Hakim, Chair of the Yemeni Alliance Committee; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Groups Working to Unfreeze Billions of …

Carla Miklos-Operation Hope on Band Central Radio Show WPKN

April 26th, 2022

9:39

Host: Rob Fried
Guest: Carla Miklos ED of Operation Hope of Fairfield

Podcast- Karen Brown with Band Central on WPKN

April 26th, 2022

12:18

Host: Rob Fried from Band Central

Guest: Karen Brown VP of Development and Philanthropic Services at Fairfield County's Community Foundation

Band Central on WPKN PODCAST April 22, 2022

April 26th, 2022

50:16

Band Central Radio on WPKN Community Radio 89.5 at noon to hear from our AMAZING guests Karen Brown VP of Development and Philanthropic Services at Fairfield County's Community Foundation 💛 Carla Miklos ED of Operation …

Earth Day Show

April 24th, 2022

29:15

Interviews with key organizers of April 22 and April 23 Earth Week actions. Sena Wazer, director of Sunrise CT, and Tenaya Taylor, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Accountability Group talk about "nothing about us …

Mark Potok Speaks Of The Dangers Of Radical Right Wing Extremism In United States & The World

April 24th, 2022

54:25

Mark Potok, formerly of the Southern Poverty Law Center speaks on the dangers of radical right wing extremism in the United States and to a lesser extent in Europe. The radical right wing extremism expert focuses on …

GaiaGram #99 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

April 22nd, 2022

4:29

-Long Island sound threatened by nitrate levels.
-Lake Powell and Colorado river dangerously low levels
-UN - 75% of crop diversity has been lost …

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April 20th, 2022

29:00

* Russia's War in Ukraine Exposes Double Standards in International Law and Human Rights; Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics at the University of …

ICON Interviews Roger Steffens

April 18th, 2022

1:51:11

Roger Steffens (born June 17, 1942) is an American actor, author, lecturer, editor, reggae archivist, photographer and, producer.[1] Six rooms of his home in Los Angeles house reggae archives, which include the world's …

ICON -Roger Steffens Interview Part 1

April 18th, 2022

2:22:01

ICON-Interviews Roger Steffens
Roger Steffens (born June 17, 1942) is an American actor, author, lecturer, editor, reggae archivist, photographer and, producer.[1] Six rooms of his home in Los Angeles house reggae …

GaiaGram #98 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

April 18th, 2022

4:33

Portland has 1st April snow storm in 82 years
Greenhouse gas methane increased a record amount
North Carolina to harness offshore winds
Austin installs …

Half-Earth Socialism - Authors Troy Vettese & Drew Pendergrass Digging in the dirt

April 18th, 2022

35:59

My guests on this episode of Digging in the Dirt are The authors Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass who have written a new book entitled Half - Earth Socialism: A Plan to Save the Future from Extinction, Climate Change …

Mai Malkawi And The Ramadan Storytime Project

April 18th, 2022

28:14

Mai Malkawi is a journalist and social justice activist living in Fairfield, Connecticut. She’s a mother of three and a volunteer with local …

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April 13th, 2022

29:00

*Big Oil Profiteering Amid Catastrophic War in Ukraine  Alan Zibel, research director with Public Citizen  Producer: Scott Harris.
*Climate Activists Blockade Coal Plant Owned by WV Senator Joe Manchin Donna Shaunesey, …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | April 11, 2022 | Shining A Light - Greenwich Historical Society

April 12th, 2022

55:19

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Shining A Light - Greenwich Historical Society Uncovering Lost Voices in Local …

VERSOFest '22 Chris Frantz interview with Steve di Costanzo, WPKN Radio

April 11th, 2022

59:00

Steve di Costanzo: I’m honored to be part of a VERSOFest '22 (Westport, CT) LIVE broadcast as I sit with Chris Frantz (Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club) from 12 noon to 12:55. Billed as a mini SXSW at the Westport …

Do Labor's Recent Victories Portend a New Era of Worker Militancy?

April 10th, 2022

53:02

The Roundtable panel interviews labor historian and economist Michael Zweig about the successful union organizing campaigns at Amazon, Starbucks and …

Host Garnett Ankle In Conversations With Members Of His Radio Audience

April 10th, 2022

1:00:00

With so much going on in the world today, many people feel burdened with the pressures of life and living. Talk can be a great escape valve. When we talk it may ease the pressure somewhat.

On this broadcast of What's …

GaiaGram #97 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

April 7th, 2022

4:29

-The U.N. says humanity failing to limit global warming
-Climate Revolution scientists protest failure to act
-WHO says the planets air is entirely …

GaiaGram # 96 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

April 6th, 2022

4:30

-Conger Ice shelf collapses
-Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has mass bleaching event
-California tightens water conservation rules
-Companies phase out …

Mary Swander Author, Dramatist - Digging in the Dirt

April 6th, 2022

35:20

My guest today is Mary Swander is an Author, Dramatist, Performer, Speaker, Teacher. An emerita Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Swander taught creative writing for thirty years at Iowa State …

Live Culture Episode 72: Visual Artist Richard Pasquarelli & Music Promoter Fernando Pinto

April 6th, 2022

1:00:00

This month's Live Culture features an interview which originally aired March 26, 2022, with artist Richard Pasquarelli about his current work in the …

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April 6th, 2022

29:00

* Diplomacy is Only Path to Decrease Danger of Ukraine War Escalation & Nuclear Catastrophe Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund Producer: Scott Harris
* Biden’s New …

Kathy's Corner: Dr. Tony Nader on What is Consciousness (Part 2) | March 2022

April 1st, 2022

47:40

Host: Kathy Connor

Kathy’s Corner continues the series of talks by Dr. Tony Nader, author of One Unbounded Ocean of Consciousness, as he explains the nature of Consciousness.

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March 30th, 2022

29:00

* Preconditions Necessary to End Russia’s War in Ukraine Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, former CIA Analyst …

Band Central Radio Full Show - March 2022

March 29th, 2022

1:00:00

Host: Rob Fried
Guests:
Jim Naughton
Mark Argosh
Paula Murphy
Steve di Costanzo

Band Central on WPKN Interview with Mark Argosh, Executive Director of SVP

March 29th, 2022

14:51

HOST: Rob Fried, Band Central Radio on WPKN 89.5-FM
Mark Argosh has been an SVP Partner since 2014 and has served as Executive Director since December 2016. Since 2016, SVP has tripled in size to almost 200 members, …

Band Central Interview on WPKN with Jim Naughton

March 29th, 2022

16:31

Host: Rob Fried on WPKN 89.5-FM
Jim Naughton won two Tony Awards for his starring roles in City of Angels and Chicago on Broadway. He directed the …

Interview UK Band Hector Gannet on WPKN 89.5-FM (Bridgeport,US)

March 29th, 2022

16:56

Host of WPKN's Radio Base Camp, Steve di Costanzo interviews band founder Aaron Duff. Hector Gannet with ties to environmental issues and the band The Animals heads to the USA for a series or gigs and other …

Conversation With Frankie Campbell Of the legendary Fab 5, Number One Party & Show Band Of Jamaica

March 27th, 2022

1:05:00

Not many, if any Jamaican music band can boast being in existence for over fifty years. They have watched bands come and go. On this broadcast, Garnett speaks with a founding member, current manager, and bass guitarist …

GaiaGram #95 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

March 25th, 2022

4:33

-Massive New Orleans Tornado
-Arctic and Antarctica heat up
-Western U.S. drought intensifies
-50 % of U.S. fresh water polluted
-SEC to require …

Home Page Radio - Pretty Good HOME

March 24th, 2022

50:56

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

We all want a home. For some that means an anonymous apartment, others a McMansion, but for some, that means creating your own place. As an …

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March 23rd, 2022

29:01

* To End the War US Must Support Ukraine-Russia Peace Talks; Marcus Stanley, advocacy director at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft; Producer: Scott Harris.
* New International Agreement on the Global …

Dan Martens of Novamont March 2022 "Digging in the Dirt"

March 23rd, 2022

28:25

A continuing conversation with the Vice-President of Novamont N.A.
NOVAMONT is a leader in the world of bioplastics. It promotes a new model of …

GaiaGram # 94 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

March 23rd, 2022

4:26

-Saharan dust from North Africa blows across Europe.
-The impact of plastic pollution is far worse than we think
-Californian water restrictions
-Enset …

GM Report: VERSOFest at Westport Library

March 21st, 2022

54:54

Host: Steve di Costanzo
My guests are:
Bill Harmer, Executive Director Westport Library
Alex Giannini · Associate Director, Programs & Events at The …

Stanley Heller Speaks On Solidarity With Palestine And Ukraine

March 21st, 2022

28:07

Stanley Heller of Promoting Enduring Peace and Middle East Crisis Committee speaks about local solidarity efforts to support Palestine and Ukraine.

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | March 14, 2022 | Liz Squillace: Bridgeport Artist

March 17th, 2022

50:37

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Liz Squillace: Bridgeport Artist

Meet Bridgeport artist extraordinaire, Liz …

Home Page Radio - HOME Away

March 17th, 2022

51:42

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

We have spent two years cacooning, chaffing, isolating, segregating, …

What a Story! hosted by Ina Chadwick | Saturday, February 26, 2022

March 16th, 2022

54:00

“Reaching Deep” Black History Month 2022

“The Big Shot,” written by Jim Gordon. Louis, a Black man on his way home from his factory job at 2AM on a freezing night, and Carl, an elderly, well-dressed White man sitting on …

The US Role Leading to the War in Ukraine

March 16th, 2022

51:29

The Resistance Roundtable explores the question: What was the US role leading to the Russian invasion of Ukraine?
Independent journalist Bryce Greene …

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March 16th, 2022

29:00

* Dangers of Enforcing Ukraine 'No Fly Zone', and Urgent Need for Viable War Exit Strategy William Hartung, Senior Research Fellow Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft org Producer: Scott Harris
* Amid Ukraine …

GaiaGram #93 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

March 15th, 2022

4:25

-The EPA to allow continued use of neonicotinoids for 15 more years
-Connecticut to allow the state’s first new reactors in decades
-Lake Powell reservoir is about to hit a new dangerous low.
-2021 was a record-breaking …

Could The World Be On The Brink Of World War Three?

March 14th, 2022

1:00:00

It is no joke to say the world could be on the eve of destruction: World War Three. The world is faced with wars and strifes all over. The one that …

The good bugs are coming to the rescue!

March 13th, 2022

55:00

The Organic Farm Stand features the CSA report with
Steve Munno of Massaro Farm; Vincent Kaye's Honey Bee Update; and
a report by Ron Whitehurst of Rincon-Vitova Insectaries on how beneficial insects can protect our …

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March 9th, 2022

29:00

* Ukraine War Underscores Urgent Need for Nuclear De-escalation; Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Climate …

Deb Greenwood on Band Central Radio

March 8th, 2022

17:50

HOST: Rob Fried
Radio Station: WPKN 89.5-FM Community Radio
Guest: Deb Greenwood, CEO, Center for Family Justice

Band Central Podcast Feburay 2022

March 8th, 2022

53:28

HOST: Rob Fried

Guests: Steve di Costanzo, GM WPKN
Deb Greenwood-, CEO of Center for Family Justice
Lyndsay Stone, musician

Live Culture 71: BHM Poetry at NXTHVN and a discussion with Kim Weston & Wabi gallery

March 8th, 2022

59:59

This Month on Live Culture!
My Guests are Jay Kemp and Victoria McCraven from NXTHVN to talk about Their Black History's NXT Future: an ode to black …

Pine Cone Kitchen Owners Kayla Burton and Greg Lusson "Black Garlic" Digging in the Dirt

March 7th, 2022

26:17

I have been interested in Black Garlic ever since two fans of DITD Anne and Jim suggested I check out Black Garlic and do a show about it .Then my …

Erin Kelly, co-author, with artist Winfred Rembert, of "Chasing Me To My Grave"

March 7th, 2022

42:13

An interview with Erin Kelly, Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University, and co-author of "Chasing Me To My Grave: An Artist's Memoir Of The Jim Crow South."

The late Winfred Rembert was a New Haven-based artist and …

GaiaGram #92 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

March 4th, 2022

4:34

-Worlds wildfires will be more frequent and intense
-Due to drought California won’t deliver water to farmers
-Intense rain and record-breaking floods hit eastern Australia
-climate change coming to fast for plants and …

GaiaGram #91 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

March 4th, 2022

4:34

-United Kingdom hurricane strength
-Facebook climate change misinformation
-World spends $1.8 trillion annually.. worsening climate crisis.
-Somalia refugee crisis due to Climate change
-Australia’s largest coal-fired …

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March 2nd, 2022

29:00

* After Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine, can a Wider More Dangerous War with Russia be Averted? Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for …

The Case For Reparations For Slavery: A Conversation With Deadria Farmer-Paellmann

February 27th, 2022

59:32

On this the penultimate day of Black History Month for 2022, host Garnett Ankle speaks with Deadria Farmer-Paellmann. This lady is a revolutionary! …

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February 23rd, 2022

29:00

* How War Can be Averted in Ukraine; Lawrence B. Wilkerson, dist. adj prof of Govt & Public Policy at the College of William and Mary; Producer: …

CT Boy Band Heads West

February 22nd, 2022

1:05:38

CT -based alternative band from Willimantic is heading OUT-OF-STATE on a national tour which will wind up at a 2-day recording session at one of LA's premier studios. Band members Joe Lemieux (drums), Cory Farnsworth …

GaiaGram #90 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

February 21st, 2022

4:34

- Mudslides and floods hit Rio de Janeiro state
- Western U.S. and Northern Mexico hit driest period in 1,200 years
- Sea levels along the coastal United States will rise by about a foot.
- massive methane cloud over …

Haddiyyah Ali And The Black Muslim Radical Tradition

February 21st, 2022

25:29

Haddiyyah Ali shares her story of growing up in a Black Muslim family in the Hartford area, and she speaks about the larger history and legacy of the Black Muslim Radical Tradition in the United States, as well as her …

An interview with artist Winfred Rembert and documentary filmmaker Vivien Ducat_2012-5-12

February 21st, 2022

1:06:02

New Haven artist Winfred Rembert survived a hard life in rural Georgia where he was almost lynched as a young adult and spent years in prison working …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | February 14, 2022 | Exploring Fairfield County's Traditional Arts

February 18th, 2022

54:55

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | February 14, 2022 | Exploring Fairfield County's Traditional Arts

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of …

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February 16th, 2022

29:00

* Nord Stream 2 Pipeline & Europe’s Need for Russian Gas, Key Elements in the Ukraine Crisis John Foster, author and Canadian petroleum economist …

"The Counter-Revolution of 1776"

February 14th, 2022

52:29

Dr. Gerald Horne, professor of History at the U. of Houston, discusses the role of the slave trade in the declaration of independence from the …

Malcolm X & His Philosophy: In His Own Words

February 13th, 2022

54:36

Malcolm X was a mis-understood Black Civil Rights Leader of his time. He believed freedom for Blacks should come by any means necessary - by the …

GaiaGram # 89 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

February 13th, 2022

4:31

-Rapid growth of atmospheric methane concentrations
-World’s glaciers contain less water than thought
-Arctic winters are getting warmer
-Beijing …

Kat Morris Dishes Environmental Justice

February 12th, 2022

27:53

Activist/scholar Kat Morris describes her 10 Environmental Justice resolutions for 2022, through an equity lens (of course)

Mid-winter Farm Stand

February 10th, 2022

52:00

Today we talk with our honey bee specialist Vincent Kaye and then welcome Werner Heider, an engaged community member from Colorado, who shares his …

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February 9th, 2022

29:00

* There is a Way Out of the Ukraine Crisis; Katrina vanden Heuvel, editorial director and publisher of The Nation magazine; Producer: Scott Harris.
* …

Freedom Gerado & Liz Guerra Seamarron Farmstead Farmers Digging in the Dirt

February 9th, 2022

35:47

My guests today are Hector Gerado and Liz Guerra owners of SeaMARRON Farmstead near Danbury CT. They have been community and union organizers and They are BIPOC NYers from the Bronx turned #homesteaders #hempfarmers …

Martin, Malcolm and the Fight for Racial and Economic Justice

February 8th, 2022

39:52

Bishop John Selders, co-founder of Moral Mondays CT, talks about the evolution of MLK's political philosophy from one that focused almost exclusively …

GaiaGram # 88 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

February 7th, 2022

4:29

-Billions of fresh water from Iceberg melt into oceans
-Climate change will cause the nation’s flooding losses to jump
-Louisiana offers flooding buyout
-Reno, Nevada,no rain in January
-Saudi Arabia Temps dip to minus 6 …

Michael Braham - Formerly Incarcerated Activist Fights For Criminal Justice Reform In Connecticut

February 7th, 2022

23:33

Host Mike Merli in conversation with Michael Braham, a formerly incarcerated activist fighting for criminal justice reform in Connecticut.

Michael shares his story, and discusses the important legal advocacy work he is …

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February 2nd, 2022

29:00

*Escalation of Rhetoric in Ukraine Crisis Risks Conflict; Nicolai Petro, Professor of Political Science at the University of Rhode Island; Producer: …

GaiaGram # 87 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

February 2nd, 2022

4:26

-Tropical Storm Ana devastates southern and eastern Africa
-Austin Tx huge sulfuric acid waste spill
- New South Florida storm and flood infrastructure …

Reverend D. Stanley Lord And The Greater Bridgeport NAACP

February 1st, 2022

26:09

Host Mike Merli in conversation with Reverend D. Stanley Lord, President of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP. The conversation includes discussion of COVID testing and vaccination in Bridgeport; environmental justice; …

Black Rock Social PODCAST on WPKN

January 31st, 2022

1:00:00

Owner Mark Turocy has over 30 years of restaurant industry experience, from the west coast where he created California's The Comedy Store's first food program, to the east, in Connecticut, where he was General Manager …

Ukraine, Russia and the US: Squared off for War?

January 31st, 2022

36:08

Prof. Gary Leupp discusses the situation in Ukraine and presents an alternative view to that in the US political class and mainstream media.
Interview …

Ukraine, Russia and the US:

January 31st, 2022

36:08

Ukraine, Russia and the US: by WPKN Community Radio

True Stories Of Nelson Mandela & Marcus Garvey - Two Great Black Visionaries

January 30th, 2022

54:57

On this edition of What's Your Point? are stories of Nelson Mandela, and Marcus Garvey.

Nelson Mandela, the Black African freedom fighter who later became President of a democratic South Africa spent twenty seven years …

Home Page Radio - BRAND Home

January 27th, 2022

52:49

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

The successor architectural firm to that created by the deceased designer Zaha Hadid has paid $16,000,000 to use her name.

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January 26th, 2022

29:00

*Effort Underway to Challenge Insurrectionist's Right to Run for Public Office; Ben Horton, a legal fellow with the group Free Speech for People; …

Band Central Radio Jan 2020 Show

January 25th, 2022

53:29

Host: Rob Fried
Guests: Tim DeHuff, Musician
and Lorraine Gibbons, Executive Director of the Carinal Shehan center

Linley Dixon Co-Executive Director-Real Organic Project 2022

January 24th, 2022

35:14

My guest on Digging in the Dirt is Linley Dixon a Colorado organic farmer with a Ph.D. in plant pathology and co-director of the Real Organic …

GaiaGram #86 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

January 24th, 2022

4:35

- Kuwait has the highest temp readings on Earth
- Fed chair says Fed’s role in the climate emergency is “limited”
- Coke and Pepsi call for a global …

GaiaGram #85 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

January 21st, 2022

4:22

- Ocean Temps Hotest ever
- 129 degree heat wave for Argentina
- New heat record for Austrailia
- Englands waters have major pollution problems
- New see …

Interview with Sarah-Jane Henry - Bridgeport Schools

January 20th, 2022

15:36

GM of WPKN and host Steve di Costanzo interviews Sarah-Jane Henry Ed.D. the Director of Performing Arts and Visual Arts for the Bridgeport Public …

Interview with Gus Speth, author of "They Knew"

January 19th, 2022

28:23

Gus Speth, the ultimate "insider" in the halls of government, international NGOs and U.S. nonprofits when it came to environmental issues, discusses …

The tragedy of "Indian Residential Schools"

January 19th, 2022

28:36

A powerful interview with Sikowis Nobiss, an indigenous woman from Canada now living in the U.S., about her efforts to expose and heal from the …

Women's Earth and Climate Action Network

January 19th, 2022

23:58

An interview with Orielle Osprey Lake, executive director of the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network, who describes the six-day, global women's assembly that took place shortly before the Glasgow climate summit

Between The Lines - 1/19/22 US Moving Toward Democracy Collapse, Canada Must Prepare

January 19th, 2022

29:00

*Canadian Scholar Warns that America is Moving Toward Democracy Collapse & Rightwing Dictatorship; Thomas Homer-Dixon, executive director of the …

Between The Lines - 1/12/22 Trump/GOP Plan to Use 12th Amendment to Steal 2024 Election

January 17th, 2022

29:00

*Trump & GOP Planning to Use the Constitution's 12th Amendment to Steal the Next Election Greg Palast investigative reporter and author Producer: Scott Harris.
*Dissecting the GOP's 'Big Lie' and Other Toxic …

An Attempted Coup At The United States Capitol & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's Legacy

January 17th, 2022

1:00:00

On this the first edition of What's Your Point? for 2022, host Garnett Ankle wishes you all the best for the year.

On the show today, Garnett speaks with Professor & Historian, Dr. Uhuru Williams.

The attempted coup …

Between The Lines - 1/12/22 Trump/GOP Eye 12th Amendment to Steal 2024 Election

January 16th, 2022

29:00

• Greg Palast: Trump & GOP Planning to Use the Constitution’s 12th Amendment to Steal the 2024 Election
• Amanda J. Crawford: Dissecting the GOP’s ‘Big Lie’ and Other Toxic Conspiracy Theories
• Ellen Yard: Is …

December 2021: Kinari Webb Health in Harmony

January 16th, 2022

26:42

An interview with Dr. Kinari Webb, who established a clinic in the rainforest in Borneo called Health in Harmony, with the goals of providing health care for the residents and thus allowing them to not cut rainforest …

January 2022: Occupy Biden

January 16th, 2022

28:33

OccupyBiden was a weeklong, 24/7 encampment a mile from President Biden's home in Delaware between Christmas and New Year's to press him to declare a climate emergency and then take executive action to stop approvals of …

The Forest & the Trees: OccupyBiden

January 16th, 2022

28:33

An interview with two of the main organizers of OccupyBiden, a weeklong, 24/7 encampment a mile from President Biden's private home in Wilmington, …

The bees in January

January 15th, 2022

56:00

Steve Munno offers the CSA update from Massaro Farm; and Vincent Kaye talks about the bees in winter,
Hosted by Richard Hill and Chris Ferrio

Kathy's Corner: Dr. Tony Nader on What is Consciousness | December 2021

January 14th, 2022

52:50

Host: Kathy Connor

Kathy’s Corner includes a talk by Dr. Tony Nader on What is Consciousness. Dr. Nader is a medical doctor trained at Harvard …

Home Page Radio - The NEXT HOME

January 14th, 2022

52:39

Thursday, December 23, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

2021 is ending. Perhaps we sense that the 20th century is (finally) ending, too. In any event, the growing hours of daylight trigger the …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | January 10, 2022 | Art Councils Lead The Way

January 14th, 2022

54:16

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Art Councils Lead The Way

This month we focus on our local arts councils and …

Emotion Roadmap 1 5 22 Unvaccinated Relatives & Holding Journalists Accountable

January 11th, 2022

39:38

Norman wants help with his unvaccinated adult daughter and Bob wants journalists to be held accountable.

DITD Dan Kittredge Executive Director The Bionutrient Food Association 2022

January 10th, 2022

38:18

My guest today on Digging in the DIrt is the founder and Executive Director of the Bionutrient Food Association Dan Kittridge. Dan has been here many times before . He is a good friend of WPKN and Digging in the Dirt. …

GaiaGram #84 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

January 10th, 2022

4:34

- 15 inches of snow in Virginia

- California mandatory water restrictions
- Chile to rewrite Constitution for ecological concern
- South China seas …

GaiaGram # 83a Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

January 10th, 2022

4:33

- 15 inches of snow in Virginia
- California mandatory water restrictions
- Chile to rewrite Constitution for ecological concern
- South China seas …

Between The Lines - 1/5/22 Halt NATO Expansion, Halt Russia-Ukraine Conflict

January 5th, 2022

29:00

*Halting NATO's Eastward Expansion Would Help Resolve US-Russia Ukraine Crisis; Mel Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, …

GaiaGram # 83 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

January 3rd, 2022

4:33

-Devastating Boulder Colorado Wildfire
-Alaska hits 67 degrees in December
-Over 200 inches of snow in 48 hours in California
-Bird flu outbreak kills …

Plugging-In_Episode-1_2021-December

December 31st, 2021

31:59

Jim Motavalli and Don Gibson, the dean of the business school at Manhattan College, speak about about electric cars.

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December 29th, 2021

29:00

*Joe Manchin Derails Biden's Build Back Better Human Infrastructure; Bill Scott Desnoyers Medicare4All activist & a leader in the NY chapter of the Poor People's Campaign; Producer: Scott Harris.
* New Report Finds …

GaiaGram #81 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

December 28th, 2021

4:29

- The artic ice is melting rapidly

- AntarticThwaites Glacier melting rapid

- official record high of 38 degrees C for the Arctic

- Exxon lobbyist denies climate change poses "catastrophic risk.”

- One million turtles …

GaiaGram# 82 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

December 28th, 2021

4:32

-Biden administration approves two major solar projects
-National Forest for Wales.
-Houston is planting Trees
-first Seawing [kite] to tow container …

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December 22nd, 2021

29:00

*Corporate Media's Distorted Coverage of Inflation Blames Biden Dean Baker, senior economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research Producer: …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | December 13, 2021 | The Arts, Culture and The Future of Bridgeport

December 20th, 2021

55:03

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

The Arts, Culture and The Future of Bridgeport

Join Phil Kuchma, Lauren Coakley …

Garnett Ankle Speaks On Serious National Challenges & Telephone Call

December 20th, 2021

1:01:25

In a few years, one may not be able to recognize the United States, as undemocratic forces are fighting to gain political power by any means. Does …

Emotion Roadmap 12 8 21 Rich And Frank Power Of Emotions And Attitude In Relationships And Retirment

December 18th, 2021

36:35

Rich and Frank both ask about finding purpose in retirement for themselves, partners, and others.

Amy Wachtel- 'The Night Nurse' Interview with Chris Frantz

December 17th, 2021

41:26

Robbie Shakespear the bass player of the famous reggae rhythm section of 'Sly and Robbie' is the subject of a discussion with Amy Wachtel on her WPKN radio show ROCKERS ARENA with Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club member, …

Seeking Wellness — Dr. Jennifer Pierre — Dr. Kathryn Firisin – November 27, 2021

December 17th, 2021

49:51

On this episode of Seeking Wellness, Dr. Pierre interviews Dr. Kathryn Firisin, ND, MSPT, a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Physical Therapist in Connecticut and Arizona. With over 22 years in healthcare, Dr. Firisin …

Seeking Wellness — Dr. Jennifer Pierre — Spirituality and Health – August 28, 2021

December 17th, 2021

56:09

In this episode of Seeking Wellness, Dr. Pierre is joined by Dr. Sheryl Barnes to discuss the intersection of spirituality and health. Dr. Barnes is …

Seeking Wellness — Dr. Jennifer Pierre — Tending to Trauma – July 24, 2021

December 17th, 2021

1:00:00

On this episode of Seeking Wellness, Dr. Pierre is joined by Naturopathic Doctor and trauma specialist Dr. Gaynel Nave. Dr. Nave explains the body's …

Real Organic Project symposium is coming!

December 17th, 2021

55:00

Dave Chapman, executive director of the Real Organic Project, discusses the virtual symposiums they will conduct on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 from 3 to 5 PM. The theme of the sessions is "Milk and Money," or how giant …

Guy Beardsley's friends and family stop in to say goodbye

December 15th, 2021

55:00

Nancy DeBrule. Mike Nadeau, Janekke Beardslsy, Vincent Kaye, Kevin Gallagher, Kim Stoner and others relate memories of their ow their friendship and …

Afghan resettlement in CT is going well

December 15th, 2021

31:00

Chris George, executive director of IRIS (Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services) discusses the Afghan resettlement program in Connecticut.
Interview by Richard Hi;;

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December 15th, 2021

29:00

* NATO Expansion Key to Understanding Rising Russia-Ukraine Tensions David Gibbs, Professor of History at the University of Arizona Producer: Scott Harris
* Jeopardizing Press Freedom, UK Court OKs WikiLeaks Founder …

GaiaGram #80 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

December 14th, 2021

4:36

-Kentucky Tornado
-The weather is weird
-Humanity adding carbon to the atmosphere, fast
-Florida feeds malnourished Manatees
-global sustainable investment assets grew

Vicki Hird - Rebugging the planet - Digging in the Dirt

December 14th, 2021

30:18

My guest on this "Digging in the Dirt" is Vicki Hird. Vicki is Head of the Sustainable Farming Campaign for Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food …

Home Page Radio - The Gift of HOME

December 13th, 2021

1:00:28

Thursday, November 25, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

14 of this year’s Home Page guests from Minnesota, Los Angeles, New Hampshire, Brooklyn, and even Connecticut offer their perspective on …

GaiaGram #79 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

December 10th, 2021

4:33

-Greater fwater run off from the ice melt

-Amazon Deforestation jumps 15%

-California’s fruit trees effected by drought

-Biden administration to incorporate traditional Indigenous knowledge

-Rewilding projects are …

John Conroy - Docent for California Elephant Seals Rookery

December 10th, 2021

25:38

My guest on this program is my friend John Conroy, whom I went to H.S. with. He was telling me about his new interest as a Docent for Elepahant seals in the San Louis Obispo California area. Some of the males can be …

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December 8th, 2021

29:00

*Supreme Court Appears Poised to Overturn Roe v. Wade, Women’s right to Abortion Jenny Ma, senior attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights Producer: Melinda Tuhus
*Sounding the Alarm: Trump-Era Program Threatens …

Emotion Roadmap 12 1 21 Helping People Change Behaviors Threatening Relationships

December 6th, 2021

55:00

Tom had a commitment from his adored wife and his wife can't honor her commitment, A Mom is trying to help her alcoholic adult son, and a Husband is …

Emotion Roadmap 11 10 21 Talking Politics In The Workplace

December 6th, 2021

10:22

Joe likes his job, his colleagues a lot but he struggles with the toxic conversations about politics.

World Renown Expert Speaks On Danger OF Radical Right Wing Extremism

December 6th, 2021

58:50

Mark Potok, formerly of the Southern Poverty Law Center speaks on the dangers of radical right wing extremism in the United States and to a lesser extent in Europe. The radical right wing extremism expert focuses on …

The City Of Bridgeport Zones Remington Woods For Development

December 6th, 2021

26:46

Host Mike Merli speaks with Lela Florel, founder of Preserve Remington Woods.

Remington Woods is a 422 acre forest community in Bridgeport and Stratford, that for several years, has been threatened with destruction in …

GaiaGram #78 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis

December 1st, 2021

4:28

-San Francisco declared a water shortage emergency
-Portugal shuts down its last remaining coal plant
-Canada issues its first "red alert" for dangerous weather system
-Critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise

Sefra Alexandra CTNOFA Ecotype Project - Digging in the Dirt

December 1st, 2021

18:44

My guest on this episode of DITD is Sefra Alexandra. Her web site describes her as a "The Seed Huntress," …....an endurance race ethnobotanist on a …

Green Village Initiative /Park City Harvest - Ellie Angerame & Richard Myers - Digging in the Dirt

December 1st, 2021

20:56

My next guests on DITD are Ellie Angerame the Executive Director, of Green Village Initiative   leading her organization towards creating social, economic and environmental change through a unified network of urban …

Pollinator Pathways - Dave Carr West Haven CT. Digging in the Dirt

December 1st, 2021

21:43

My guest on this program is Dave Carr Lead organizer for Pollinator Pathways West Haven. The goal of this group is to install native perennial plants …

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December 1st, 2021

29:00

*December Deadline Looms for Senate Democrats to Pass Critical Voting Rights Legislation; Ben Jealous, president of People for the American Way; Producer: Scott Harris.
*The US Tax Code Must be Re-Written to Compel …

Westport Library Open Book Podcast

November 30th, 2021

56:00

Host: Jennifer Bangser

Taking a look at the VERSO STUDIOS

Brendan Toller: Verso Studios Marketing Manager

David Bibbey: Verso Studios Video Production …

Band Central Radio November 2021 PODCAST

November 24th, 2021

48:53

Joining host Rob Fried is former Band Central Radio host and Executive Producer Andy Kadison to chat about music, giving and Thanksgiving.

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November 24th, 2021

29:00

* GOP's Embrace of Violence Endangers U.S. Democracy Ruth Ben-Ghiat, professor of Italian and History at New York University Producer: Scott Harris
* …

Peng Shuai Missing; Political Climate In The United States; Telephone Conversations

November 24th, 2021

51:51

Host Garnett Ankle speaks on the issue of the missing Chinese lawn tennis star, Peng Shuai; the political challenges of the United States and other …

Lela Florel Continues Her Fight For The Remington Woods

November 22nd, 2021

24:52

Host Mike Merli speaks with Lela Florel, founder of Preserve Remington Woods.

The Bridgeport Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on Tuesday November 16th, attended by over 100 people from all across …

Guy Beardsley passes but his wisdom remains

November 20th, 2021

52:48

Guy Beardsley's friends and family share their thoughts and memories
about his life, his work and his tireless work in support of the the organic …

Kevin Gallagher Final Show at 244 University Ave Bridgeport, CT.

November 18th, 2021

2:48:04

Well that's a wrap. WPKN has made the move from what was the University of Bridgeports Student Center to Bijou Square in downtown Bridgetport. To …

GaiaGram #77 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 17th, 2021

4:39

Massive storm batters British Columbia
Pacific island nation is sinking due to sea level rise
Tangier Island in Chesapeake Bayis sinking
Rare November …

GaiaGram #76 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 17th, 2021

4:28

40 countries to phase out coal-fired power
world is facing a dramatic shortfall in fertilizer
Hunting Trophies Found in an Undercover Investigation in Iowa.
French astronaut global warming alarm from space
new …

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November 17th, 2021

29:00

* Youth Climate Activists in Glasgow Demand More; Delger Erdenesanaa, a fellow and reporter with the award-winning publication, Inside Climate News; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Let Joe Biden Know Trump’s Postmaster …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | November 8, 2021 | Bridgeport Art Trail 2021

November 11th, 2021

55:21

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Bridgeport Moving Forward: Bridgeport Art Trail 2021

For the last 12 years, …

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November 10th, 2021

29:00

* Climate Activists Decry Lack of Progress at Glasgow’s UN Climate Summit; Reynard Loki, Editor/Chief Correspondent with Earth/ Food/ Life at the Independent Media Institute; Producer: Scott Harris.
* Residents Rise Up …

Guy Beardsley's amazing life

November 9th, 2021

1:00:00

We mourn and celebrate the life of Guy Beardsley who died Tuesday at St. Vincent's Hospital in BPT. I am joined by Suzanne Duesing, Bev Corvino and …

Bryan "Love" Jordan Fights For His Freedom

November 8th, 2021

27:57

Host Mike Merli speaks with Civil Rights Attorney Alex Taubes and Bryan "Love" Jordan.

After spending 15 years in prison, a judge found cause to question Bryan's original conviction, and call for Bryan to get a new trial.

A Conversation With Hartford, Connecticut's Top Model, Samantha Bass

November 8th, 2021

56:22

During the first half of the show, Garnett speaks live with Hartford, Connecticut's own Top Model, Samantha Bass. The Top Model fields questions pertaining to her modeling career, among other endeavors, including one …

Craig Floyd Regenerative Farmer "The giving garden Digging In The Dirt

November 4th, 2021

26:05

My guest on this episode of "Digging in the dirt" is farmer Craig Floyd,
a wise old farmer. Craig is the farm manager of the giving Garden at Coogan …

Bob Halstead Community Gardener and activist. Digging In The Dirt

November 4th, 2021

21:15

Bob Halstead is president of two community garden groups, one statewide, and one for Bridgeport: Connecticut Community Gardening Association (CCGA) and Bridgeport Community Land Trust (The Trust), respectively.
Bob …

GaiaGram #75 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

November 4th, 2021

4:31

Dems. and RepS view causes of Global warming differently
Countries are “utterly failing” on goals of the Paris climate accord
Mega drought effecting Arizona water supply
Lake Tuz in central Turkey has dried up
Atmospheric …

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November 3rd, 2021

29:00

*Troubling Signs of Inaction From the January 6th Insurrection Investigation Ron Fein, Legal Director with the group Free Speech For People Producer: …

Stanley Heller Talks Palestine Solidarity And Climate Justice

November 1st, 2021

28:35

Host Mike Merli talks with Stanley Heller of Promoting Enduring Peace, Middle East Crisis Committee, and The Struggle Video News.

For more info on the New England Network for Justice for Palestine, and the upcoming …

Live Culture 70: Environmental activism and COVID: Catching up with VozTerra Collective

October 31st, 2021

55:21

This month on Live Culture, Martha is in discussion with two members of VozTerra, an experimental sound project based in Bogotá, Colombia, which …

Home Page Radio - New Ways HOME

October 28th, 2021

54:47

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

The last year has seen the Real Estate Industrial Complex on Blast: Sell, Sell, Sell – a seller’s market, a housing consumer nightmare. …

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October 27th, 2021

29:00

*Billionaires Tax May Win Support in Congressional negotiations on Biden's Build Back Better Plan; Frank Clemente, executive director Americans for Tax Fairness; Producer: Scott Harris.
*Joe Manchin Succeeds in Killing …

Band Central Radio on WPKN Interview with Norwalk Aquarium

October 26th, 2021

11:26

Host: Rob Fried

Guest: Dave Sigworth, Associate Director of Communications
Norwalk Aquarium.

Band Central Radio on WPKN - October '21 Show

October 26th, 2021

52:37

Host Rob Fried talks with guests John Torres from the band Colorfields and also discusses the Torres' family project at the old Acoustic in Black …

GaiaGram #74 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 25th, 2021

4:41

Governments still planning to extract huge amounts of fossil fuels
TotalEnergies Knew fossil fuels threatened the global climate
9.9% of scientists agree fossil fuels cause of climate change.
Venice faces increased …

GaiaGram #73Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 25th, 2021

4:39

climate change "single biggest health threat facing humanity."
This year is the second-largest global carbon emissions jump
Arctic sea ice has been steadily decreasing
Planet needs everyone buying electric vehicles

Garnett Ankle Chats With Lee Perry, Back Stage, Toads Place, New Haven, CT, November 1, 2001

October 24th, 2021

10:14

After the passing of singer, and producer Lee "Scratch" Perry, Garnett decides to share a conversation he had with the enigmatic one, twenty years ago while he worked at another radio station.

The State Of Affairs As The United States Struggles With Social Justice Challenges

October 24th, 2021

1:00:10

Host Garnett Ankle returns to live radio today after twenty months. His last recorded talk show was on Independence Day, Sunday, July 4, after which …

Cuba prepares to vaccinate 2-year olds

October 23rd, 2021

30:01

Sandra Levinson, executive director of the Center for Cuban Studies, reviews the progress the Cuban health care system is making toward getting 90% …

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October 20th, 2021

29:00

*Campaign Demands AT&T End Support for Extremist One America "News" Network; Evan Feeney, Campaign Director with the group Color Of Change; …

Update From Lela Florel And Preserve Remington Woods

October 18th, 2021

26:21

Host Mike Merli checks in with Lela Florel of Preserve Remington Woods in Bridgeport, a local group and movement fighting to save the Remington Woods from development and destruction.

The Remington Woods are 422 acres of …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | October 11, 2021 | Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

October 14th, 2021

56:49

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

This month we celebrate INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY – a transformation of what we have …

Can the Dems save the Build Back Better Act?

October 13th, 2021

54:50

The Resistance panel interviews Nation Magazine correspondent John Nichols about what strategies the Dems can use to pass the progressive Build Back …

Cuba's plan to vaccinate 2-year olds

October 13th, 2021

56:15

Sandra Levinson, exec. director of the Center for Cuban Studies, reports on Cuba's ambitious plan to vaccinate children as young as 2 years old and …

It's honey bee Thursday!

October 13th, 2021

56:15

Guy Beardsley's Small Farm Report
Vincent Kaye's Honey Bee update
Katy Poole with the fall harvest report from Massaro Farm in Woodbridge.
Host: Richard …

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October 13th, 2021

29:00

* Unlimited, Unaccountable Money in Politics is killing Biden's Human Infrastructure Bill; Tiffany Muller, President & Executive Director End …

GaiaGram #72 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

October 12th, 2021

4:22

-The ozone layer hole is bigger
-Record temp reading in Northern Hemisphere
-South Pole has coldest winter on record
-Humanity will have to adapt to …

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October 6th, 2021

29:00

*Progressives Win Round One in Infrastructure Showdown; William Rivers Pitt, senior editor and lead columnist with Truthout.org; Producer: Scott …

Binnie Klein Author, Songwriter, Radio Host WPKN

October 4th, 2021

20:40

My next guest on Digging in the dirt is my colleague of many years Binnie Klein. Binnie is a long time programmer here at WPKN hosting the show “A …

Podcast: Marvin McNeill on Band Central Radio

September 30th, 2021

19:17

Host: Rob Fried
Marvin McNeil is an educator, musician, founder of The Funky Dawgz brass band and a board member of SpreadMusicNow.org.

Band Central Radio on WPKN

September 29th, 2021

1:00:01

Host: Rob Fried
Guests:
Marvin McNeill- musician, teacher, band founder of The Funky Dawgz
Tracy Flood, ED of the nonprofit CLASP.

GaiaGram #71 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 29th, 2021

4:34

Global farm subsidies “harmful”
extreme sea levels will become more common
top 11 cities most likely to disappear by 2100
Hundreds of birds fatally …

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September 29th, 2021

29:00

* It's Past Time to Address the Global COVID Vaccination Shortfall Crisis; Peter Maybarduk, Director of Public Citizens Global Access to Medicines …

Home Page Radio - HOME for Everyone

September 28th, 2021

51:46

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

We all have to rest our heads somewhere. As universal as eating or sleeping, having a place is part of being human. But around New York …

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September 22nd, 2021

29:00

* Unhinged Trump Drove Top US General to Take Steps to Prevent Nuclear War; Tom Collina, Director of Policy with the Ploughshares Fund; Producer: …

GaiaGram # 70 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 20th, 2021

4:37

-California wildfires are being “supercharged”
-2.6 million acres of grassland plowed up
-jet stream shifting due to climate change
-millions six could …

Connecticut Familia - Trans Queer Liberation Movement

September 20th, 2021

28:13

Max Cisneros discusses the work of Connecticut Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

For more info on Connecticut Familia:

CTFamilia on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/connecticutfamilia

CTFamilia on Insta:

Gregory Porter Interview September 2021

September 16th, 2021

27:30

Interview with Grammy award winning jazz vocalist, Gregory Porter on listener supported, community radio, WPKN 89.5 FM.

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September 15th, 2021

29:00

* January 6th Insurrectionists and GOP Allies Pose Clear and Present Danger to Democracy Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University Producer: Scott Harris
* Right-Wing Protests with …

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September 15th, 2021

29:00

* January 6th Insurrectionists and GOP Allies Pose Clear and Present Danger to Democracy Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University Producer: Scott Harris
* Right-Wing Protests with …

Richard Klein Discusses His Understory Project

September 15th, 2021

47:41

A discussion with artist/curator Richard Klein about his new project The Understory. You can see some of the images from the exhibition on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/richardklein67/

The exhibition is taking …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | September 13, 2021 | Re-Making History With Our Communities

September 14th, 2021

54:20

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

This month we turn to thinking about how the history of our communities is made – …

GaiaGram #69 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 10th, 2021

4:24

-Droughts are the leading cause of worlds deaths
-Sea-level rise not just coastal
-Climate change will significantly alter flooding patterns
-California’s transition to 100% zero-emission cars moved up to 2030
-Increasing …

Paul Hawken Regeneration - Ending the climate crisis in one generation

September 10th, 2021

56:12

On this “Digging in the Dirt” my guest is environmentalist, entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken. Paul is a leading voice in the worlds …

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September 8th, 2021

29:00

* In Texas Abortion Law Ruling Supreme Court Moves Closer to Overturning Roe v. Wade Jenny Brown, author, activist and member of National Women’s …

Live Culture 69: Feminist Craft. Shedding the Shackles author Lynn Stein

September 3rd, 2021

59:59

August's Live Culture- a discussion with artist and author Lynne Stein about her new book "Shedding the Shackles" out now via Bloomsbury. we discuss …

GaiaGram # 68 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

September 2nd, 2021

4:35

-Huricane Ida
-Ferocious wildfire threatens South Lake Tahoe
-Syrian oil spill threatens Cyprus
-Israel and Jordan cooperate on water and solar.
-Judge …

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September 1st, 2021

29:00

*Afghanistan and the Long History of War Profiteering; Sam Pizzigati, author, and associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies; Producer: …

Homegrown Locals - Garden stories Digging in the Dirt

September 1st, 2021

38:14

I like to tackle the big picture stories on the issues of the day, but I also like to talk gardening with the people I run into because of Digging in …

Lela Florel Continues Her Fight To Preserve The Remington Woods In Bridgeport

September 1st, 2021

27:23

Bridgeport resident Lela Florel speaks about the Remington Woods, and her fight to preserve this living forest community from commercial development.

For more information on Preserve Remington Woods, and ways to take …

Home Page Radio - HOMES of Salvation

August 27th, 2021

55:00

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

For most homes are the place of familiar settings, of comfort, of …

GaiaGram # 67 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 27th, 2021

4:22

-Rain on Greenlands Summit for the first time
-Record temperatures in the Middle East
-Deadly record rains and floods in Middle Tennessee
-Plugging …

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August 25th, 2021

29:00

*Afghan-American Community & Allies Demand Joe Biden Ensure the Safety of the Most Vulnerable Arash Azizzada, a co-founder of the group Afghans …

GaiaGram #66 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 20th, 2021

4:20

-July was the hottest month ever recorded
-Sicily, all-time high temperature record
-Worlds largest Russian wildfire reaches North Pole
-Valdimir …

GaiaGram # 65 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 20th, 2021

4:12

-Global warming close to spiralling out of control
-Greek wildfires
-Turkey's wildfires
-Gulf of Mexico dead zone
-Controlled fires bring Yosemite …

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August 18th, 2021

29:00

*What the Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Means for Afghans and the US; Mel Goodman, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy; Producer: …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | August 9, 2021 | Fairfield's Community Theatre: Coming Back to Life

August 17th, 2021

57:56

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

Our August Spotlight on Arts & Culture celebrates the totally new and …

Stanley Heller And Solidarity With Palestine And Syria

August 16th, 2021

28:07

Host Mike Merli speaks with Stanley Heller of Middle East Crisis Committee and Promoting Enduring Peace.

For more information on the No Rugers 2 Israel campaign here in Connecticut:

https://norugers2israel.org/

For more …

Emotion Roadmap 8 13 21 Equity Diversity Inclusion Accessibility

August 13th, 2021

52:46

Share insights from a panel presentation on equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Discuss the role of emotions in transformational change.

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August 11th, 2021

29:00

*Investigating Trump's Attempted Coup, Protecting Democracy Jason Stanley, Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale Univ and author of “How Fascism Works” Producer: Scott Harris
*World Must Unite to Address Global …

Zach Loeks - The Edible Ecosystem solution -Digging inthe Dirt

August 11th, 2021

41:38

My guest today is Zach Loeks author, educator, designer and grower who specializes in edible ecosystems around the world. He is also the director …

GaiaGram # 64 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 11th, 2021

4:33

-California to restrict water access for Farmers
-Powerplant at Lake Oroville in California goes off line
-Greenland's vast ice sheets are melting away

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August 4th, 2021

29:00

*As Federal Eviction Moratorium Expires Millions at Risk of Homelessness; Sarah Saadian, vice president of Public Policy with The National Low Income …

Home Page Radio - HOME: Community

August 3rd, 2021

53:31

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

We have all been in our homes and our neighborhoods more in the last …

GaiaGram #63 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 3rd, 2021

4:29

-Turkish fires
-American west continues to burn
-Iran water shortages
-Scientist issue climate emergency paper
-macroalgae food source & mitigates climate change

GaiaGram # 62 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 3rd, 2021

4:28

-Torrential rain in China brings Floods
-Oregon fire created its own weather.
-Mexican fisherman illegally catch red snapper
-Russia and U.S agree to climate change talks
-Madrid is building a green wall around the city.

GaiaGram # 61 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 3rd, 2021

4:40

-European-American ocean-monitoring satellite Sentinel 6
-Torrential rain causes severe floods in western European countries
-heatwaves, will likely kill nearly all juvenile Chinook salmon
-first-ever water shortage …

GaiaGram # 60 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

August 3rd, 2021

4:27

-drought-stricken Western states face new heat wave
-Montana’s Governor withdraws State from climate agreement
-Italy's Lake Como evaporating
-China has vows to attain carbon dioxide emissions peak before 2030
-EU proposes …

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July 28th, 2021

29:00

*Supreme Court's Conservative Majority Deals Death Blow to 1965 Voting Rights Act; Steven Rosenfeld, editor with Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute; Producer: Scott Harris.
*U.S. Drone Program …

Emotions Role In Successful Change ER 7 15 21

July 27th, 2021

41:14

Successful change benefits from an understanding and management of emotions in oneself and in others.

Carla Miklos PODCAST July21 on Band Central Radio

July 27th, 2021

11:25

Host: Rob Fried

Carla joined Operation Hope in 2007 and is a long-term advocate for affordable housing, homelessness prevention, and economic opportunity.
During the height of the pandemic, those in CT experiencing …

Marc Jaffe Podcast on BAND CENTRAL RADIO on WPKN

July 27th, 2021

12:21

Host: Rob Fried

Marc E. Jaffe, CEO of Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County! Since the onset of the pandemic, Marc has dedicated himself to providing critical nurturing and education for the community's young …

Band Central Podcast July202

July 27th, 2021

49:50

Host: Rob Fried

This month's guests:
• Tommy (Sophistafunk + Funky Dawgz Brass Band) was born in CT and has been playing the sax since he was 11 …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | July 12, 2021 | Fairfield County Theatres: Coming Out of COVID

July 23rd, 2021

58:46

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

This month we hear from a wide range of our theatres in Fairfield County as they …

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July 21st, 2021

29:00

* Senate Nearing Critical Stage of Negotiating Medicare Expansion Legislation Alex Lawson, Executive Director of the group Social Security Works Producer: Scott Harris
* Cuba's Economic Crisis Provokes Protests & US …

Bridgeport Film Fest On Mic Check

July 19th, 2021

27:07

Bridgeport native Jason Coombs discusses growing up in Bridgeport, his love for the arts, and the journey of creating and organizing the Bridgeport …

A Delicious Potpourri of climate interviews

July 14th, 2021

29:33

Two interviews from our Walk for Our Grandchildren to visit climate justice fights across PA and an interview with a soil scientist who is a panelist …

A Delicious Potpourri of climate interviews

July 14th, 2021

29:33

Interviews with Zulene Mayfield, head of a group fighting the biggest garbage incinerator in the U.S.; Tracy Carluccio, of Delaware Riverkeeper …

Mike Horyczun Interviews Falcon Ridge Folk Festival's Anne Saunders - July 7, 2021

July 13th, 2021

14:31

Mike Horyczun Interviews Falcon Ridge Folk Festival's Anne Saunders in a conversation that aired on WPKN on July 7, 2021.

Jesse Frost - Author, The Living Soil Handbook - Digging in the Dirt

July 13th, 2021

46:52

My gueston this "Digging inthe Dirt" is regenerative Farmer, author and host of the popular "No till Market Garden podcast'" Jesse Frost. Jesse …

GaiaGram # 58 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 13th, 2021

4:02

-Study suggests 90% cut in energy use
-Earth has lost 33,000 square miles of ice since 1979
-one-third of Wisconsin's gray wolves killed by humans

What can a Democratic majority NLRB accomplish?

July 9th, 2021

22:19

Michael Zweig, labor economist and historian, describes the mission of the National Labor Relations Board, traces its history from its formation in 1936 and assesses what it might accomplish with a Democratic majority …

Kathy's Corner: Summer Shorts | June 2021

July 8th, 2021

47:04

Host: Kathy Connor

Summer Shorts — enjoying balance in the summer time

Emotion Roadmap 7 7 21 To Feel Better Neal Needs To Focus On Making His Wife Feel Loved

July 8th, 2021

54:55

Neal wants to feel better and the key is being more loving towards his wife. Marijuana is legal in many states and questions about about how to use the revenues in a constructive way. Use the funds to focus on social …

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July 7th, 2021

29:00

*Supreme Court Once Again Erodes Voting Rights Act, Affirming GOP Voter Suppression Laws; Marjorie Cohn, prof. emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of …

GaiaGram # 58 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 7th, 2021

4:02

-Study suggests 90% cut in U.S. energy use needed
-Earth has lost 33,000 square miles of ice since 1979
-One-third of Wisconsin's gray wolves killed by …

GaiaGram #57 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

July 6th, 2021

4:48

-Florida reverses clean energy revolution.
-America’s petroleum industry faces reckoning
-Drought stricken West now faces plague of grasshoppers.

The berries and the bees -- it's a bumper year!

July 5th, 2021

59:59

Guy and Janelle Beardsley's Small Farm Report gives some new perspective on harvesting blueberries.

Vincent Kaye steps up with his always intriguing Honey Bee Report.

Hosts: Richard Hill and Chris Ferrio

EmotionRoadmap Lea 27 living at home. Doug older, gay and alone, both are struggling 6 2 21

July 5th, 2021

54:58

The Emotion Roadmap is used to help Lea to gain independence and emotional maturity and Doug to deal with his loneliness without committing to a suspicious relationship developed on the internet

GaiaGram #57 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 30th, 2021

4:48

-Florida reverses clean energy revolution.
-America’s petroleum industry faces reckoning
-Drought stricken West now faces plague of grasshoppers.

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June 30th, 2021

29:00

*Georgia GOP Continues Campaign to Purge Black Voters from Voting Rolls; Greg Palast investigative reporter and author; Producer: Scott Harris.
*Poor …

Save the Sound - Charles Rothenberger & Sound Keeper Bill Lucey Digging in the Dirt

June 30th, 2021

36:45

My guests on this episode are from the organization Save the Sound, Soundkeeper Bill Lucey and Climate & Energy Attorney Charles Rothenberger. As the Long Island Soundkeeper, Bill protects water quality and the …

GaiaGram #56 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 30th, 2021

4:35

-Heat being trapped by Earth has doubled since 2005
-“Record-Breaking and Dangerous Heatwave”
-Western national parks Threatened by climate change
-New York City plans sustainable waterfront projects
-Manaus. Brazil’s …

Band Central Podcast on WPKN with Alexandra Lage

June 30th, 2021

11:20

Alexandra Lage, Waltersville School

The Beard Inspiration Award ceremony recognized eight Bridgeport
educators with the Bridgeport Public Education …

Band Central Podcast on WPKN with Woofgang & Co.

June 30th, 2021

8:50

AimeeTurner, Executive Director of Woofgang & Co.

Band Central Radio Podcast on WPKN - June 2021

June 29th, 2021

47:31

What are you doing TODAY on our PODCAST? Tune into Band Central Radio on 89.5 WPKN Community Radio! Listen to hear from a wonderful group of guests …

Home Page Radio - HOME: Outside

June 25th, 2021

54:48

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

In this early summer the weather has been bizarrely fair, and all our thoughts turn to the outdoors. We have probably raked out, mowed, …

GaiaGram #55 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 24th, 2021

4:34

-"Dangerously hot" and record-breaking conditions
-California watersheds at their lowest ever
-Keystone pipeline contruction abandoned
-Biden suspends …

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June 23rd, 2021

29:00

*Sen. Joe Manchin Signals he may be Open to Negotiation on 'For The People Act' and Filibuster Reform Karen Hobert Flynn, President of Common Cause Producer: Scott Harris
*Teacher, Campesino, Union Leader Pedro Castillo …

Interview With Tony Coron 2021

June 23rd, 2021

35:51

June 22, 2021 interview with Anthony Coron, a participant in the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion which launched the Gay Rights movement.

Democracy on Life Support

June 19th, 2021

48:08

The panel interviews Luke Savage, jacobin Magazine staff writer about his recent article "If Democracy Is Dying, Why Are Democrats So Complacent?"

Between The Lines - 6/16/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

June 16th, 2021

29:00

*Trump DOJ Subpoena of Journalists and House Members Phone Data Provokes Demand for Investigation; John Bonifaz, co-founder and President of the group Free Speech For People; Producer: Scott Harris.
*Leak of …

Paula J. Ehrlich - C.E.O, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation & Co-founder of the Half-Earth Project

June 15th, 2021

38:24

My guest on this episode of Digging in the Dirt is President & CEO of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and Co-founder of the Half-Earth …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | June 14, 2021 | Make Music Day Fairfield County 2021

June 14th, 2021

57:12

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

MAKE MUSIC DAY IS JUNE 21. Hear our interview with the organizers from the six …

The Emotion Roadmap 5 12 21 Changing Negative Feelings

June 12th, 2021

53:51

The Emotion Roadmap helps Emily understand how to change and alter her feelings and Jeanine to move on from frustration.

GaiaGram #54 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 11th, 2021

4:04

- Global carbon dioxide 50% higher than pre industrial age.
- World needs 10-year push to restore ecosystems to reduce carbon
- Gulf of Mexico dead …

Patrick Comins -- Executive Director -- Connecticut Audubon Society

June 10th, 2021

35:54

Patrick Comins, Executive Director of the Connecticut Audubon Society, describes his organization's history and mission and talks about some of the activities being planned for the summer of 2021.

DACA - Interview With Juan Diego Mazuera

June 9th, 2021

17:03

Juan Diego Mazuera Arias works on government affairs at The Century Foundation. Prior to his work at TCF, he completed a fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, working first at the Aspen …

Between The Lines - 6/9/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

June 9th, 2021

29:00

*Fragile Coalition Forms to Oust Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Philip Weiss, Senior Editor of Mondoweiss.net Producer: Scott Harris
*Case Now …

June is bustin' out all over!

June 9th, 2021

55:00

Guy Beardsley's Small Farms Report followed by Vincent Kaye's honey bee update as we head toward the summer solstice.
Hosted by Richard Hill

Alyssa Hughes On Art And Social Justice

June 7th, 2021

27:43

Waterbury-based Alyssa Hughes on art and social justice.

Alyssa's music can be heard at:
https://soundcloud.com/mcstress/tracks

W.E.B. DuBois Data Portraits -- ArtSpace New Haven

June 6th, 2021

16:31

Valerie Richardson -- Radio Something

An interview with Lisa Dent, the Executive Director of New Haven's Artspace, about the exhibition "W.E.B. …

Home Page Radio - HOME Bubble

June 2nd, 2021

53:16

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

If you are older than 40, you remember the first seven years of this …

GaiaGram # 53 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

June 2nd, 2021

4:22

- Sri Lankan container ship fire = environmental disaster
- Australia copes with a major “mouse plague”
- California to truck 17 million salmon to the …

Between The Lines - 6/2/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

June 2nd, 2021

29:00

*Trump-GOP Insurrection Never Ended Sarah Kendzior author and co-host of the Gaslit Nation weekly podcast Producer: Scott Harris
*Indigenous Communities Lead the Fight to Stop the Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline in Minnesota …

Justice for Jayson Movement and Policing in Bridgeport

May 31st, 2021

27:41

Jazmarie Melendez speaks about the 4th and latest lawsuit against the officer who murdered her brother Jayson Negron, Bridgeport Police Officer James …

GaiaGram # 52 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 27th, 2021

4:35

The Maldives could disappear by 2100
Enormous iceberg breaks off Antartica
Top 20 plastic waste producing companies identified
2021 will be another …

Band Central Radio May 23rd.

May 26th, 2021

59:59

Host: Rob Fried
Guests: P.J. Pacifico
P.J. is Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist with multiple releases on Viper Records. After touring the US …

WPKN GM Report: Building Neighborhoods Together - May 2021.

May 26th, 2021

17:12

Guests:
Noah Gotbaum, CEO
Doris Latorre, Deputy Director
Charlie Griggs

GM Report to the Listener - May 2021.

May 26th, 2021

1:00:00

Guests:
Duo Dickinson, Architect
Noah Gotbaum, CEO and Doris Latorre, Deputy Director of Building Neighborhoods

Between The Lines - 5/26/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

May 26th, 2021

29:00

*Accountability for Israel Essential to Attain Lasting Peace; Jehad Abusalim, Education & Policy Assoc w AFSC's Palestine Activism; Program …

GaiaGram # 51 - Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 21st, 2021

4:28

- Water crisis at the California-Oregon border
- Top 15 countries with highest carbon dioxide emissions
- 100 cities facing the greatest environmental risks
- Rising ocean waters threaten Connecticut coastline
- “Fast …

Has the 40-Year Austerity Hoax Ended?

May 19th, 2021

56:31

The Resistance Roundtable interviews radical economist and commentator Doug Henwood, the abrupt shift from 40 years of a so-called conservative supply side/austerity economic model to a more progressive free-spending …

Between The Lines - 5/19/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

May 19th, 2021

29:00

*U.S. 'Blank Check' Aid Feeds Israel's Impunity and Gaza Horror; Josh Ruebner, adjunct lecturer of Justice and Peace Studies at Georgetown University; Producer: Scott Harris.
*Worldwide Protests Decry Israel’s …

Faisal Saleh and the Palestine Museum US

May 17th, 2021

26:38

Host Mike Merli in conversation with Faisal Saleh, founder of Palestine Museum US, in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Faisal speaks about Israel's escalating …

Live Culture 68: The World Around- Beatrice Galilee and Cyra Levenson

May 13th, 2021

54:47

This month on Live Culture Martha is in discussion with Beatrice Galilee and Cyra Levenson about the residency of The World Around throughout 2021 at …

David Pogue - Author How to prepare for climate change "Digging in the Dirt"

May 13th, 2021

44:02

My guest today is Author David Pogue. David talks to me about his new book "How to prepare for climate change." A practical guide to surviving the …

GaiaGram #50 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

May 13th, 2021

4:40

-microorganisms are endangered -Electric cars and vans Will be cheaper …

Between The Lines - 5/12/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

May 11th, 2021

29:00

• Institute for Policy Studies's Chuck Collins: How We Can Stop Massive Tax Avoidance by America's Wealthiest

• Giniw Collective's Tara Houska: …

What’s Happening New Haven | May 2021

May 10th, 2021

1:03:00

For the program's final edition, we’re delighted to welcome back Astrologer Matthew Kenney.

He offers insights to what we can likely expect looking …

Spotlight On Arts & Culture | May 10, 2021 |Collective Action Against Racism and Inequity

May 10th, 2021

55:52

Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.

This show spotlights our own “Collective Action Against Racism and Inequity” …

David Hinds Speaks On COVID-19, Social, Cultural & Political Challenges In The United States

May 9th, 2021

59:48

In a wide-ranging conversation with Garnett Ankle, lead singer of Steel Pulse Reggae Band, David Hinds, speaks on the adverse impact COVID-19 is …

Ernie Smith - Top Jamaican Singer Reflects On His Life & His Music

May 9th, 2021

59:01

With over fifty years as a reggae singer, songwriter, and musician, Ernie Smith reflects on the sad passing of his wife, and manager; his life; and his music with Garnett Ankle. One of the pride and joys of Jamaica, …

Between The Lines - 5/5/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

May 5th, 2021

29:00

*Why Biden May Finally Be Ending Reagan's 'Rancid Legacy' William Rivers Pitt, Senior Editor and Lead Columnist with Truthout.org Producer: Scott …

Climate Crisis Policy Executive Director - J. Todd Fernandez - Digging in the Dirt

May 4th, 2021

25:49

My guest on this DITD is J. Todd Fernandez Executive Director of the organization Climate Crisis Policy and The newly formed Earth Bill Network, a …

Band Central Radio - April 2021

May 3rd, 2021

52:24

Host: Rob Fried
Guests: Rick Reyes- a local Bridgeport musician who plays in the bands Cosmic Jiberos and Noselo Sin Tiempo- a Puerto Rican Songbookj Project.

Alicia Robinson- Director of Performing and Visual Arts at …

Stamford Mass Defense Coalition

May 3rd, 2021

27:22

Mike Merli, filling in for Cheryl Palmer, in conversation with Evan Fritz from the Stamford Mass Defense Coalition, formed after the Stamford Police …

Seeking Wellness — Dr. Jennifer Pierre — FitStyle Your Life – Earth Day Special – April 24, 2021

April 28th, 2021

56:13

On this episode of Seeking Wellness, Dr. Pierre is joined by fitness expert Shana Schneider, the creator of FitStyle by Shana. The Fitstyle Your Life approach to fitness brings fitness into everyday life. By using habit …

GaiaGram # 48 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

April 28th, 2021

4:22

- Carbon Sucking Vacuums
- Miami Storm water master plan
- Western States Water …

Between The Lines - 4/28/21 @2021 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

April 28th, 2021

29:00

*Lawsuit Challenges Florida's "Anti-Riot" Law that Criminalizes Protest Civil Rights Aaron Carter Bates, Attorney, representing the group Lawyers Matter Task Force Producer: Scott Harris
*Mine Workers Union States its …

WPKN GM Report: Interview with Rex Fowler -Benefit Concert for WPKN April 23, 2021

April 23rd, 2021

24:53

Host: Steve di Costanzo
Discussion with all the stake holders of the WPKN Benefit Concert: Including: Gary Petterson - The Bijou Theatre, Rex Fowler …

Home Page Radio - HOME: Small?

April 22nd, 2021

54:36

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12 noon WPKN 89.5 FM www.wpkn.org

Host: Duo Dickinson

The New (Old) Lure of The Small House:

A dozen years ago we had the McMansion Overdose that crashed the world economy in the Great Recession …

April 2021 Biden's Jobs Plan and Saving Our Street Trees

April 21st, 2021

30:32

An interview with Natalie Mebane of 350.org about President Biden's American Jobs (infrastructure) Plan, followed by a conversation with Mikey …

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