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- 04 / 05 / 22 -

Evidence of war crimes by Russia mounts, the way facts are now denied despite the evidence, the absurd chain of events that Russia is claiming by denying the overwhelming evidence of massacres and torture, Kyle carries the show while Emmanuel grabs a story from the other room, how a Reuters headline is misleading and implies that there's doubt where there isn't any, what it will take for change to happen in Russia, why it will be impossible for Ukraine to be neutral in the future, Emmanuel's idea for an Eastern European alliance, why NATO is important now despite its history, an example of a Ukrainian citizen unable to convince a Russian relative of the daily atrocities that are occurring, the danger of not questioning, the importance of being able to convince people through dialogue, the importance of challenging fact deniers, the issue of agreeing with the U.S. government on occasion, a revealing quote by former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev, questioning why CPAC is holding a convention in Hungary, the show will be three hours long next week, the Academy Awards feature has been going on for four years now, a review of "Parasite" from 2019, this film won both the domestic and internal award for best film, an excerpt from the show in 2020 when this event occurred, going over the weird plot, a great imitation of a North Korean newscaster, speculating on who the parasite actually is, the theme of staircases, Kyle tries to find the humor in the film, Emmanuel describes what seemed unrealistic.

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April 5
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- 04 / 12 / 22 -

Emmanuel presses the wrong button, coming in hot, a hectic day in New York City as a subway car is attacked by a gunman, the manhunt is in progress, the connection to a U-Haul truck, theorizing on how to track this guy down with surveillance cameras and other tools, how the press conference was almost entirely run by women, the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and the historic moment this represents, the negativity surrounding the Democratic Party and why this is so harmful, how losing the Senate will make it impossible for Biden to have a single Supreme Court justice in the next six years, why it's important to hold Republicans accountable, Kyle's desire to focus on the positive accomplishments, how the Democrats can take credit and assign blame more effectively, something is being shelled at this moment in Ukraine, why the riots of 2020 shouldn't be blamed on Democrats, how police in Buffalo who shoved an elderly man to the ground were found to have done nothing wrong, a horrendous anti-trans law is signed in Alabama, DeSantis signs the "don't say gay" bill into law in front of a crowd of children, a key line from "Moonlight" that a teacher in Florida would now not be allowed to say, the fake crisis at the border, why people should support the station during Radiothon, comparing this show to a professional broadcast, how the FCC doesn't care about quality, there will be a special program following the show on a controversial development project being planned in the neighborhood, a review of "Nomadland" from 2020, how this was the most "real" film to have won a best film award, response to accusations about who the film doesn't talk about, how politics were deliberately avoided in the film, an interesting story about a real guy named Bill Wells, encouraging people to tune in to what's next.

Special: What the 75-acre Flowerfield site in St. James is, the plan to develop this area and the potential harm this will cause to the community, excerpts from the public at a recent Town of Smithtown Planning Board hearing, the board votes unanimously to move ahead with the development despite the community opposition, the meeting is adjourned, Joe Bollhofer and Judy Ogden join the discussion, how the decision had been reached before the testimony, the plan for litigation in the weeks ahead, the history of the Gyrodyne property, how the village of Head of the Harbor will be adversely affected by this development, what kind of support is needed moving ahead, looking back at concerns for the area in the 1950s, another plan from the 1970s that would have had Allstate headquarters constructed in the area, some of the other ill-advised proposals for construction projects in the neighborhood, some details for a compromise plan, the effect this will have on the neighboring Town of Brookhaven, the proposed sewage treatment plant, the history of the St. James Head of the Harbor Neighborhood Preservation Coalition, the takeover of the Brookhaven side of the Gyrodyne complex by Stony Brook University years ago, how traffic conditions are already overloaded in the area, the potential for connecting a preserved space to Avalon Park, what the land has been used for in the past, some of the other potential construction projects in the area, the possibility for the county or the state to take the lead on this, what has to happen within 30 days, how people can help and get involved.

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- 04 / 19 / 22 -

Emmanuel is the phone because he's tested positive for COVID-19, what it's like to be isolated, how the remote studio has been divided into more pieces to allow for this, the radio station has also lost its main transmitter, what Kyle didn't say in his legal ID, how the 107.3 frequency has been stepped on by a conservative talk station, the challenge of having a fundraiser when the transmitter isn't working, how the current transmitter lasted more than twice its lifetime, what it was like the night Emmanuel had a fever, why the issue shouldn't be about masks, this is the sickest Emmanuel has been in decades, reaction to the mask mandate being overruled by a Trump-appointed judge in Florida, the specific rules that apply to Kyle and Emmanuel, re-testing will take place tomorrow, why the people who minimize the pandemic should be held more accountable than those who overreact, Florida rejects almost half of their math textbooks for unclear reasons, analyzing all of the anti-gay and anti-trans bills that have formed recently, what is appropriate and necessary for young people to learn, how people keep getting elected based on lies, how DeSantis is trying to cancel Disney, how the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia lost an election by saying something the wrong way, a story about WUSB has just come out in Newsday, the story gets paywalled in the middle, the station has been on the air for 45 years, hawk attacks in Northport, how hawks and their feathers are protected, the idiocy of allowing wild turkey hunts on Long Island, outlining the low power the station is currently broadcasting at, how Kyle and Emmanuel have been communicating through isolation, some of the frustration involved, an apropos John Lennon piece.

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April 19
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- 04 / 26 / 22 -

The station is operating at a fraction of its normal power, a rundown of the various COVID tests that Kyle and Emmanuel have had recently, both Kyle and Emmanuel tested positive again yesterday, how their senses of smell and taste were affected, the sound of explosions in Ukraine, a rundown of the various frequency challenges the station has faced, the station needs around $60,000 for a new transmitter, Emmanuel's opinion on the transmitter situation and how it relates to the university, a brief history of the transmitter move back in the 1990s, how everyone benefits from having WUSB back on the air, how people can contribute, how the station was helped by the university during its recent move to new studios, what is unique about WUSB, Emmanuel describes his lingering symptoms, impatience with people who criticize overreactions while ignoring the underreactions, an update on changing positivity rates, the absurdity of trusting an unqualified judge over health experts, mysterious explosions in the Transnistria region of Moldova, how the breakaway parts of Ukraine happen to be more industrially developed, why it makes sense for Russia to be creating instability in the breakaway part of Moldova, Governor DeSantis creates election police that could be used to intimidate voters, how Democratic redistricting is held to a much higher standard than Republican redistricting, how the attempt to redraw the maps in New York is a return to the way it was before Republicans changed them a decade ago, an initial look at what Republicans in Florida were upset by in math textbooks, how things will keep getting worse if people don't get angry, the latest attacks on gay and trans people by Republicans, a man in California is accused of threatening Merriam-Webster over gender identity, how this is directly connected to right wing politicians, an update on the lawsuit which was just filed regarding development of the Flowerfield site, how this topic was covered two weeks ago, how potential solutions can still be found, a final appeal for support for WUSB.

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April 26
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