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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 entertainment, music, news, thoughts, sounds, ideas and event listings that support free speech, diversity, and the interests of the local and global communities WPKN serves. Our radio frequency of 89.5-FM ...
 
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-Federal Reserve joins "the climate change club for central banks,"-U.S. coral reefs in declining health-A strong La Niña is possible this winter-South America's Pantanal wetlands hit by huge wildfires-The worlds natural habitat ranges face accelerating losses-San Francisco banning natural gas in any new buildings-New 4th largest completely protect…
 
*Democrats Debate Blame for Election House Losses Charles Chamberlain, chair of the group Democracy for America Producer: Scott Harris *Trump Mass Firings at Pentagon: Retribution for "Disloyalty," or Preparations for A Coup? Mel Goodman, Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy Producer: Scott Harris *Trump Views Fox News as his Propag…
 
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 perennial expedition to save the seeds of our wild + cultivated lands. She has fortified community seed banks internationally on island nations, hunted for rare endangered seeds for Seeds of Success and…
 
The Resistance Roundtable confronts the nerve-jangling post-election landscape: will Trump will try to steal the election or is he once again gas-lighting the American people? Guests john Nichols of the Nation Magazine, and Andy Ratto, an organizer with Rise and Resist, discuss contingencies and strategies for this very alarming period leading up t…
 
Host Mike Merli interviews Stan Heller of Promoting Enduring Peace and Mayson Al-Misri, who was a White Helmet worker in Syria and is one of this year's Gandhi Peace Award honorees.For more information on Promoting Enduring Peace and the Gandhi Peace Awards:http://www.pepeace.orgRegistration for the 2020 Gandhi Peace Awards, taking place on Novembe…
 
Conversation with singer / songwriter Mark Erelli about the new record BLINDSIDED. Released in March at the start of the pandemic and an accompanying acoustic ep BLINDSIDED ACOUSTIC released in October. An open conversation about recording, marketing, and not being able to tour out a new record as well as the challenges of what the future will brin…
 
The Organic Farm Stand interviews Nicole Ghio of Friends of the Earth (foe.org) about the Trump administration's systematic dismantling of of protections for our national parks, monuments and public lands.Also: Guy Beardsley's Small Farms ReportAnd: Vincent Kaye's Honey Bee UpdateHost: Richard HillDoor WPKN Community Radio
 
Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.Following up on the Candidates Forum held October 14, in which six legislative electoral candidates spoke about their support for the arts and culture, Kathy Maher, Executive Director of The Barnum Museum, and Lou Ursone, Executive Director of Curtain Call, join David Green in deepe…
 
Hosts : Andrew Ross and Bonna Sue BurttA journalist and writer for four decades, Lance Ringel has penned five novels and three plays. At Vassar College, where he has worked for 14 years, he served as principal writer for Vassar Voices, a staged reading honoring the college’s sesquicentennial. It debuted at Lincoln Center, starring Meryl Streep, Lis…
 
*Daniel Ellsberg Explains Why Accountability for Trump is Critical; Daniel Ellsberg, author, and activist, who in 1971 leaked the now-famous Vietnam war era "Pentagon Papers" to the press Producer: Scott Harris. * Georgia's Voters were Purged & Restored, Now Two Critical Senate Runoff Elections set for Jan. Greg Palast, investigative reporter, and …
 
-Typhoon Goni, the strongest storm of 2020-World's largest iceberg could run aground-Himalayan glaciers loss of ice accelerated-Climate denier gets top position at NOAA-China’s fleet of illegal fishing vessels over fishing-U.S is top producer of plastic waste-Grey wolves reintroduced into ColoradoDoor WPKN Community Radio
 
- Politics comes to NOAA- Alaska’s Tongass National Forest logging- World Mean Sea Levels rise- Renewables-rich electric utilities thriving- S. Australia 1st to be powered entirely by solar energy.- Number of disasters caused by extreme weather doubled- Robeco Asset Mgt. adds fossil-fuel producers to “exclusion list”…
 
My guest on this segment of Digging in the Dirt is Kami McBride. Kami is a clinical herbalist and the author of The Herbal Kitchen detailing uses for 50 Easy-To-Find Common Herbs and with over 250 Recipes. For at least 25 years she has been teaching people to grow and use herbs in their daily lives for every day common ailments.…
 
* Urgent Lawsuit Launched to Stop Trump Regime Voter Intimidation; Ben Clements, Board Chair of Free Speech For People; Producer: Scott Harris. * New Study Finds Despite Reforms Millions with Felony Convictions Still Can’t Vote; Christopher Uggen, Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota; Producer: Melinda Tuhus. * Preparations for Mas…
 
-ExxonMobil off of the Dow Jones Industrial Average -Arctic sea ice late in freezing-Satellites detect methane emissions-hydroelectric dam operators cut deal with environmentalists-Washington’s monuments are in danger of flooding.-Department of Labor to change rules for ESG funds-Burger King to test reusable containers…
 
The United States is more divided than ever, leading into a presidential election in nine days. Race relations have always been the center of this division. The present occupant of the White House is doing his best to stoke that division for his own narrow, selfish political satisfaction.These days are reminiscent of the 1960s when King, X and many…
 
Produced exclusively for WPKN by Ripple Effect Artists. ROSE COLORED GLASSWritten by Janice Goldberg and Susan Bigelow.Directed by Janice GoldbergStarring:Jo Twiss*Laura Gardner*Story Moosa**Actors Appearing Courtesy of Actors' Equity.Sound Engineer and special effects coordinatorKarl CusterExecutive Producer Bob Johnson…
 
*Dangerous Days Ahead as President's Mental Health Deterioration Coincides with Likely Election Loss; Bandy X. Lee, M.D, Assistant Clinical Professor in Law and Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine; Producer: Scott Harris * Trump Succeeds at Ending Census Early Ensuring Undercounts Across the U.S.; Beth Lynk, Director of the Census Coun…
 
-Phoenix record temperature set-mass die-off of marine life in Russia-China commits to net-zero emissions by 2060.-Biden to appoint Global warming Coordinator-J Morgan Chase to fund more green projects-Fossil fuel giant to close plants-Saudi Arabia to plant 10 million dubbed “Let’s Make it Green".-Solar power is now the cheapest electricity in hist…
 
-Greenland's ice sheet has been losing ice at a higher rate-carbon dioxide levels are higher than at any time in human history.-New “digital twin” of planet Earth-Law Students for Climate Accountability- “world leader in low cost clean power generation.”-honey Bee colony numbers increase 70% or more.…
 
-Greenland's ice sheet has been losing ice at a higher rate-carbon dioxide levels are higher than at any time in human history.-New “digital twin” of planet Earth-Law Students for Climate Accountability- “world leader in low cost clean power generation.”-honey Bee colony numbers increase 70% or more.…
 
My guest today on DITD is Peter Linderoth, Director of water quality for the Save the Sound Organization. The Long Island Sound that is. Since our listenership lives on both side of this great body of water I thought wed find out a bit more about it and it's health. Peter is here today because it just so happens that Long Island Sound Report Card j…
 
Host Mike Merli in conversation with Berry, a Bridgeport-based community organizer and activist.Berry shares his story, and speaks on the social justice work and movements he is currently engaged in, both in Bridgeport and across Connecticut.For more information on Justice for Jayson:https://www.facebook.com/Justice-for-Jayson-1554817064576339/http…
 
In this episode: The Small Farms Report with Guy Beardsley and Suzanne Duesing Caty Poole, director of Massaro Family Farm (www.massarofarm.org), talks about Community Supported Agriculture in the time of COVID-19, and discusses on-going outdoor programs for the fall. Host: Richard HillDoor WPKN Community Radio
 
Hosted by David Green of The Cultural Alliance Of Fairfield County.The NEST Arts Factory, one of the oldest artists spaces in Bridgeport - founded in 1996 and nearing its 25th Anniversary - is moving into new, bigger space with more than 40 artist studios. Hear artist and Managing Director Jane Dávila and two of the NEST's current artists, visual a…
 
*Arrests Expose Militia Plot to Kidnap Michigan Governor & Wider threat of Violence During the Election; Steven Gardiner, assistant research director with Political Research Associates; Producer: Scott Harris * Trump Provides Cautionary Tale Why Presidents Shouldn't Have Unilateral Power to Launch Nuclear War; Tom Collina, director of policy at Plo…
 
The Resistance Round Table discusses the increasingly dangerous and macabre spectacle of Trump and the Republicans trying to stave off defeat on Nov. 3 and encouraging intimidation and violence among their most extreme supporters.Special guest: ShiraTarantino, co-organizer of the Oct. 17 Women's March to Save Democracy.Panel: Scott Harris, Ruthanne…
 
Henry Lowendorf, chair of the Greater New Haven Peace Council, discusses a New Haven ballot referendum that calls for cut military spending and fund housing, health care, schools and employment in our cash-strapped cities.Interview by Richard Hill, Oct. 11, 2020.Door WPKN Community Radio
 
Not many reggae bands can say they celebrate a milestone such as forty five years in the business. Only a few top reggae bands can boast, they have toured the United States for forty years or more. Well, the legendary Steel Pulse Reggae first set foot in the United States on October 20, 1980. Two days later, the band played their first ever concert…
 
-Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan Climate warning-A societal shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy-global annual mortality rate rising due to climate-Trillion Tree challenge to control carbon-Northern Great Plains will help fight the climate crisis-super-enzyme that degrades plastic bottles six times faster…
 
* White Supremacist Trump Allies Threaten Intimidation and Violence at Election Polls Adele Stan, Director of People for the American Way's Right Wing Watch project Producer: Scott Harris * Civil, Reproductive, Labor Rights & Healthcare All at Stake in Supreme Court Senate Confirmation Battle Marjorie Cohn, prof. emerita at Thomas Jefferson School …
 
Ryland is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Kiss the Ground. Kiss the Ground has become a premier online educational hub for regenerative agriculture, Now, a new feature Documentary called Kiss the Earth has premiered on Netflix. Narrated by Woody Harrelson, the film parallels The Kiss the ground Organizations mission to awaken people to the…
 
Kathy speaks with neuropsychologist, Dr. William Stixrud about his book, The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. They discuss the need for kids and teens to learn to think and act independently as well as to respond to stress more effectively and that best brain development must include “radic…
 
*Leak of Trump's Taxes Reveal He’s Paid No Income Tax in 10 of Last 15 Years Karen Hobert Flynn, President of Common Cause Producer: Scott Harris*Kentucky Prosecutor Failed to Deliver Justice for Breonna Taylor and her Family Arisha Hatch, Vice President of Color Of Change Producer: Scott Harris*Community Survey Finds Racial Disparities on Coronavi…
 
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