Democracy Now! is a daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated news hour that airs on more than 1,250 radio, television, satellite and cable TV networks around the globe. Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez host. Heard at 5am, 7am and 5pm.
The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation. Heard at 6am and again at 8am.
Like Democracy Now, this program looks at the news and issues of the day from a progressive perspective. The show is all about returning to a people centered democracy. It’s a 1-hour recap of Thom Hartmann’s best guests of the day.
THIS WEEK: The Boys in the Boat. Author Daniel James Brown talks about his book, “The Boys in the Boat.” This New York Times best-selling book tells the remarkable story of a rowing crew of working class U/W students who took the gold medal from Hitler at the 1936 Olympics.
THIS WEEK: From the Center for International Policy, Matthew Hoh suggests the failure of military solutions haunts the President’s effort for Congressional War Authorization. Also, Yale University Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department Post-Doctoral Fellow Samuel Fey reports new research shows an accelerating rate of species die offs, and more on the HSBC Bank Scandal..
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.
Lose yourself in the Tunnel - a program dedicated to independent electronic music. You'll hear experimental, ambient, trip hop, drum & bass, and underground works by producers from around the world. Rob Emery and Maire alternate hosting duties Friday nights at 10pm. The Tunnel is open! Check our MySpace page.
Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy curriculum is strictly for laughs with vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in the classics, like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld. Join headmaster Ed Gasperini for two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.
Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, The Dorseys and all the rest! Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music from the 1930s and '40s every Saturday at 9am. You'll hear the great bands, the classic songs, and you'll know why Duke Ellington said, "It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing!"