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to cut down on-air fund drive days!

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starting on Oct. 2, will reduce the drive by one day.

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Upcoming Programs

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The Sweet Spot
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Soul Renaissance Woman Joshie...
Jordan Journal
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 - 3:00 PM

PUERTO RICO, JUAN GONZALEZ ON DE BLASIO & RACE CRISIS...
State of the Arts
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 - 5:00 PM

MODERN ART PURSUES THE TRUTH RELENTLESSLY...
Back of the Book
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 - 5:00 AM

Diaries, Journals and Blogs, Oh My!...
Morning Eclectic
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 - 6:00 AM

Lower East Side Ecology Center & Season of the Witch...
On the Count - The Prison And Criminal Justice Report
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Hispanic Heritage Month: Conversation with Oscar...
Liquid Sound Lounge
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM

LOST IN MUSIC......
Everything Old is New Again
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 - 9:00 PM

39th Fall Season...
Randy Credico- Live On The Fly
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Christine Assange and Patricia Perry...

Latest News

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New York to Puerto Rico: We are coming! (09/21/2017)  Governor Cuomo, NYPA Engineers, Translators and Supervisors and DEC Drones and Drone Pilots to Travel to Puerto Rico on First...  

WBAI Evening News (09/20/2017)  —Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico leaving the island without power—Devastation from the Earthquake in...  

Trump Delivers 'America First' War Mongering Speech to UN General Assembly (09/19/2017)  Donald Trump read from his script carefully in a speech he delivered to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Emphasizing his...  

WBAI Evening News (09/18/2017)  —As usual New York City is a traffic nightmare with the UN General Assembly in progress, made worse still by Donald Trump...  

WBAI Evening News (09/14/2017)  —There may be a path forward for DACA recipients—Latest in aftermath of Irma—Crisis and challenges for Rohingya...  

WBAI Evening News (09/13/2017)  — Ben Max, Executive Editor of Gotham Gazette gives us an analysis of last night’s New York Primary. — Sen....  

WBAI Evening News (09/12/2017)  —Vt Senator Bernie Sanders is set to introduce his Medicare For All Bill. It has garnered 15 public co-sponsors so far...  

WBAI Evening News (09/11/2017)  Please click the arrow above for our evening...  

WBAI Evening News (09/07/2017)  —Update on Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. Check updates at NOAA, The National...  

Recently Aired Shows

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Morning Eclectic Malachy McCourt Joins Earth Mum (09/09/2017)  Malachy McCourt on Earth Mum's Morning Eclectic Show originally aired Saturday, September 9 at 6:00 AM and since most of you...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly WBAI Live On Fly Exclusive Interview with Wikileaks Publisher Julian Assange (07/25/2017)  WBAI Live On Fly Exclusive Interview with Wikileaks Publisher Julian Assange Co Hosted by KPFA's Dennis Bernstein...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly FINAL ASSANGE EPISODE - THOMAS DRAKE: PROFILE IN COURAGE (06/20/2017)  In depth with whistleblower, American Hero Thomas Drake with a special closing observation by  award...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly CHRISTINE ASSANGE And JESSELYN RADACK : FREE ASSANGE # 9 (06/14/2017)  Special edition of Assange: Countdown To Freedom cohost Dennis Bernstein, producer/host KPFA's...  

Con Sabor Latino UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH EDDIE PALMIERI (06/04/2017)  On Sunday June 4, 2017 we welcomed music icon Eddie Palmieri and his lifelong friend, musicologist Rene Lopez to the...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly Free Assange # 6 : Award Winning Journalist/filmmatker John Pilger (05/23/2017)  John Pilger was born and grew up in Bondi, Sydney, Australia. He launched his first newspaper at Sydney High School and later...  

Randy Credico - Live On The Fly Julian Assange PT 2 (05/02/2017)  Hear Part 2 of Randy Credico -Live On The Fly's multi part series on political prisoner Julian...  

Morning Dew Roger McGuinn Interview (04/30/2017)  In the interview Roger talks about forming the Byrds, early recording sessions (with John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Bob...  

Morning Show - Thursday Michael G Interviews Dr.Arabia Mollette (03/30/2017)  Listen to the Dr.'s incredible journey from Bronx, NY to Cuba and back to NYC.Michael G. Haskin's interview with her...  

Randy Credico- Live On The Fly Uncle Dirty Remembered (03/07/2017)  Hear Randy Credico's, three-hour tribute on Live on the Fly to legendary satirist Robert Altman aka Uncle Dirty...  

Meetings

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WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Thursday, October 5, 2017, 7:00 PM ET at WBAI 388 Atlantic Ave. Third Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217
- Thursday, September 14, 2017