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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 (Bridgeport)includes a coverage map of 1.5 million people in Farfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties in Connecticut and Suffolk county (The North Fork and Hamptons) in New York. WPKN also maintains an on-demand streaming and archive of WPKN programming as well as our WPKN PODCASTS that focus on 22+ 'talk-oriented' community, cultural and news programs. We also feature an expanding list of interviews with music personalities and artists from all over the world.

WPKN Community Radio WPKN Community Radio

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

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 (Bridgeport)includes a coverage map of 1.5 million people in Farfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties in Connecticut and Suffolk county (The North Fork and Hamptons) in New York. WPKN also maintains an on-demand streaming and archive of WPKN programming as well as our WPKN PODCASTS that focus on 22+ 'talk-oriented' community, cultural and news programs. We also feature an expanding list of interviews with music personalities and artists from all over the world.

    Between The Lines - 10/21/20 @2020 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

    Between The Lines - 10/21/20 @2020 Squeaky Wheel Productions. All Rights Reserved.

    *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 Counts campaign; Producer: Melinda Tuhus
    * Dark Money Funneled to Campaign Pushing Supreme Court to the Right; Lisa Graves, founder, executive director, and editor-in-chief at True North Research; Producer: Scott Harris

    • 29 min
    GaiaGram #25 Environmental news from around a planet in crisis

    GaiaGram #25 Environmental news from around a planet in crisis

    -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 history
    -£50m will be awarded in UK with Earthshot prize,

    • 4 min
    GaiaGram #24 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in Crisis

    GaiaGram #24 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in Crisis

    -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.

    • 4 min
    GaiaGram #24 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

    GaiaGram #24 Environmental Headlines from around a planet in crisis.

    -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.

    • 4 min
    Peter Linderoth - Save the Sound Dir. of water quality. Digging in the Dirt

    Peter Linderoth - Save the Sound Dir. of water quality. Digging in the Dirt

    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 just came out and we're going to find out what Save the sound has found out

    • 28 min
    Bridgeport - Based Activist Berry Shares His Story

    Bridgeport - Based Activist Berry Shares His Story

    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/
    https://www.instagram.com/justice4jayson/

    For more information on Justice for Steven Barrier:
    https://www.facebook.com/j4sbstamford/
    https://www.instagram.com/justiceforstevenbarrier/

    For more information on Injustice System CT:
    https://www.instagram.com/injusticesystem.ct/

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

CptSlippiefist ,

Always love you,

I moved away and journeyed the country and y’all were a definite miss! Back now and listening as I write! Staying true still! Hazzaa!

With love,
Dave

STEVEDICO ,

WPKN Community Radio

love this station...they've been around for more than 50 years and have never sounded better.

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