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What's Going On! Wednesday

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 7:00AM

with Linda Sarsour

Democracy Now!

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 8:00AM

Independent Global News

Covert Action Bulletin

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 9:00AM

Islamophobia and Imperialism: 20 years after Iraq

Living for the City

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 11:00AM

With Michael G. Haskins

Gary Null Show

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 12:00PM



Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 2:30PM

Dreamleapers with Loida Lewis

Arts Express

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 - 9:00PM

Julian's Father Talks Freeing Assange

What's Going On! Thursday

Thu, Mar 23, 2023 - 7:00AM

with Felipe Luciano

Black Agenda Radio

Thu, Mar 23, 2023 - 7:00PM

With Margaret Kimberley

Folk Radio

Thu, Mar 23, 2023 - 10:00PM

Danny Kornyetz presents British Folk Music


WBAI Town Hall Assembly
Open to the public, Sunday, March 26, 2023, 4:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, March 3, 2023

WBAI Outreach Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, March 27, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Monday, February 27, 2023

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Saturday, December 31, 2022


BRING BACK CARE PACKAGES (11/29/2022)  On Tuesday November 29th in the freezing cold, people formerly incarcerated, family members, advocates and elected officials...  

The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine (11/23/2022)  We listen to a broadcast from the People's Forum held on November 19th, 2022. The Real Path To Peace in Ukraine: Peace Yes,...  

Statewide Rallies to Stop State Prison Repression & Human Rights (11/22/2022)  This week family members —Survivors of incarceration and solitaire, along with allies held statewide rallies to bring...  

Brooklyn's Maternal Health Campaign (11/16/2022)  Responding to this crisis in maternal health – which is most acute among Haitian women in New York City – Borough...  

Rally To End U.S. Blockade on Cuba (10/30/2022)  This weekend in advance of the UN General Assembly annual vote to end the U.S. economic and commercial blockade on Cuba, New...  

Jan. 6th Committee Subpoena's Donald Trump (10/13/2022)  The January 6th Select Committee into the January 6th attack on the Capitol held what was said to be their final hearing on...  

#UNGS Guterres forewarns "A Winter of Global Discontent" (09/25/2022)  This past week world leaders from some 160 countries were in New York attending the 77th session of the United Nations...  

Council Passes Resolution Calling on Mayor and Chancellor to Reverse Reductions to School Budgets (09/06/2022)  Today the NYC Council voted on Resolution 283 A. It calls on Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks to reverse reductions to school...  

NYC Public Health: Covid-19 + MPV (09/01/2022)  The NYC Council held an information session on MPV, formerly known as Monkey Pox, as well as on Covid 19 and other health...  

WBAI Intern's Corner

Intern's Corner WBAI seeks interns to fulfill various roles this Fall. (09/05/2022)  The ability to receive academic credit is required for all positions. News Interns:News interns...