WPPM Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Juke in the Back

2:00 am

Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back


Hard Knock Radio

4:00 am

Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.


Sojourner Truth

5:00 am

Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us most impacted - women, communities of color and other communities are responding. We also discuss the inter-relationship between art and politics. At the start of our show we bring you the headlines of the day.


Between The Lines Radio News Magazine

9:00 am

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour radio newsmagazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Squeaky Wheel Productions is our 501(c)(3) nonprofit production company and distributor.


Talk Nation Radio

9:30 am

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

Talk Nation Radio is a weekly radio program featuring progressive news and analysis from leading experts on human rights, journalists, scholars, and political activists. Hosted by David Swanson



Planetary Radio

10:00 am

Each week, Planetary Radio's Mat Kaplan visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond. We also showcase regular features that raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. 



Book Waves

10:30 am

Sea Change Radio

11:30 am

 Sea Change Radio is a weekly show covering the shifts in social, environmental, and economic sustainability. The show is nationally syndicated and podcast globally. Hosted by Alex Wise


Nika Tlaka

12:00 pm

A radio show dedicated to talk about indigenous people living in Philadelphia. News, music, art, interviews, and more. Hosted by Brujo De La Mancha.

Un programa de radio dedicado a hablar sobre los pueblos indígenas que viven en Filadelfia. Noticias, música, arte, entrevistas y más. Presentado por Brujo De La Mancha.



1:00 pm

Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots is a 29-minute weekly program coordinated out of the Pacifica Affiliates office, dedicated to showcasing radio content produced at community radio stations and independent production groups. Sprouts celebrates grassroots voices and is renowned for bringing diverse topics to national and international audiences. It is an open door for grassroots radio producers who wish to easily get widespread attention for a particular production, story, or issue.


Laura Flanders

1:30 pm

The Laura Flanders Show is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people who have real experience of shifting power, from the few to the many, in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics.
Hosted by Laura Flanders


Latin Waves

2:00 pm

Latin Waves was started as a resource to educate the public about the extraordinary changes and social movements that are happening in Latin America. There is a literal blackout in the Canadian mainstream media around these historic changes. Our original mandate to cover Latin America still stands but we have expanded our coverage into local/national and international issues making those critical political connections, we bring our listeners in-depth coverage of issues with a focus on the history of an issue and what that history means for us today and most importantly what we can do to move society forward in a healthy way.
Hosted by Sylvia & Stuart Richardson


Informativo Pacifica

2:30 pm

A half-hour Spanish language, national and international news program with reports from contributors from more than 30 countries of America and Europe. Informativo Pacifica focuses on: labor, women, Indigenous Peoples struggles, and matters of war and peace. It examines the root causes of white supremacy, discrimination, racism, and the impact of neoliberal policies. Hosted by Norma Martinez


Philly Folk Scene

3:00 pm

Hosts Rusty Crowell and Jan Alba feature the best in Philly Folk music, interviews with local artists, and information on folk events in the area. 



5:00 pm

Sean Timmons and Fergus Carey co-host the CRAIC Radio show on Thursdays at 5:00pm. “Craic" is an Irish word for good conversation, lively company and great tunes. We share our passion for music new and old and feature a guest who is making music that matters. That’s the CRAIC!


Sylver Alert

7:00 pm

DJ K-Tell presents Sylver Alert spinning classic 60s through 90s vinyl cuts with a shout out to Philly's L/G/T/B/Q communities and our straight allies. Enjoy yesteryear's uplifting and personal tales often with an edge of humor with valuable lessons in love, life and gratitude from a variety of special guests. The cup isn't half empty, it's half full-and full of pop rocks!


Cafe Chill

11:00 pm

Cafe Chill is public radio's curated chill mix, hosted by Seth Bolin, and produced at KNHC in Seattle, WA.