THIS WEEK: The Justice Department's investigation of the AP poses a threat to freedom of the press and the public's right to know, but the real story calls into question the Justice Department’s rationale for the entire investigation. Marcy Wheeler of the website Emptywheel, looks behind the claims of “national security.” Also, the AP story is a reminder that the Obama administration has pursued government whistleblowers with a vengeance. A new documentary tells those stories and filmmaker Robert Greenwald will talk about his film, 'War on Whistleblowers.'
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PoetsWest is, as its name implies, a program of poetry, but it is NOT a boring reading of the same stuff we had to memorize in school. PoetsWest is local poets, reading their contemporary works, blended with music and an occasional interview. It’s a concise, breezy, thought-provoking presentation of one of the oldest spoken word traditions.
The Story with Dick Gordon brings together ordinary and extraordinary people to provide perspective on the issues which affect us all.
THIS WEEK: Mark Jaycox report on the Obama Administration’s illegal seizer of Associated Press Reporters phone records and Emma Cheuse has details of the U.S. Court of Appeals Affirming the EPA's Authority to revoke a Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Permit. Coming from WPKN public radio in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Between the Lines provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media.
It's a always a good time with Uncle Pat! Listen for a unique mix of classic and progressive rock spanning several decades, plus Uncle Pat's own brand of low key humor. If there's a chickenfoot in the house, it belongs to Uncle Pat.
Blues, blues, and more blues! Clancy Dunigan dishes up tasty licks and a heapin' plate of the blues at his Bar & Grill Thurdays at 8:30pm. Clancy is the 2009 and 2010 Washington Blues Society Best Blues DJ. You never know who'll stop by the Bar & Grill.
Mr Chris leads you through the Metal Graveyard Thursdays at 10:30pm for two hours of head-banging, spine-rattling guitar hero rock 'n roll. If it walks, talks and screams maniacally, you'll know you're in the Metal Graveyard.
This week on Aloha Friday: "E Huli Ho'i Mai" Na Leo; "Hawaiian Song" Leadbelly; "Give Aloha Pure Aloha" Sudden Rush BET; "Honolulu City Lights" Typical Hawaiians; "Big Boy in Love" Baba B; and "Aloha Friday" Kimo Kahoano. Comments Requests Dedications for next week, send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to get your global groove on? You can do it on Passport, every Friday at 7pm. Join Leilani for your entry to the countries of the world through the fusion of modern & traditional sounds. Enjoy your world tour on Passport, destination Friday night.