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From The Soundboard

Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 12:00AM

Sinead O'Connor

Clearing The Fog

Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 10:00AM

Journalists Fight Against Attacks On Press Freedom


Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 8:00PM

Margaret Randall on How She Stopped Her Deportation

Cat Radio Cafe

Tue, Sep 26, 2023 - 9:00PM

"Gays on Broadway"

What's Going On! Wednesday

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 - 7:00AM

with Linda Sarsour


Wed, Sep 27, 2023 - 10:00AM

Health Dangers of Tritium-The Age of Nuclear Waste

Advocating for Justice

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 - 5:00PM

What's Happening

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 - 8:00PM

Reparations Now

Arts Express

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 - 9:00PM


Folk Radio

Thu, Sep 28, 2023 - 10:00PM



Writers union reaches tentative deal with Hollywood studios to end historic strike (09/25/2023)  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing screenwriters reached a tentative agreement with Hollywood studios to end...  

Tens of thousands march to kick off climate summit, demanding end to warming-causing fossil fuels (09/17/2023)   Yelling that the future and their lives depend on ending fossil fuels, tens of thousands of protesters on Sunday...  

John Kiriakou: U.S. Justice Dept’s Next Victim (09/08/2023)  Many of us who write for and read Consortium News are worried about Julian Assange’s personal well-being,...  

Grand Jury Recommends Charges Against Lindsey Graham, Mike Flynn (09/08/2023)  A special grand jury that aided a Georgia election subversion probe that ultimately ended up indicting Donald...  

Climate activists interrupt USOpen (09/07/2023)  NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open semifinal between Coco Gauff and Karolina Muchova was delayed by 50...  

Labor Day's Activist Roots (09/03/2023)  The activist roots of the holiday are especially visible this year as unions challenge how workers...  

Gabon (08/31/2023)   — Mutinous soldiers in Gabon proclaimed their republican guard chief as the country’s leader Wednesday after...  

Trump pleads not guilty to federal charges that he tried to overturn the 2020 election (08/03/2023)  WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday to trying to overturn the results of his 2020 election...  

NYC Council Hears Testimony into WGA & SAG-AFTRA Strike (08/02/2023)  The NYC Council’s Committee on Civil Service and Labor calls on the AMPTP -The Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television...  


WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, October 2, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, September 17, 2023

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, January 1, 2023

WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, October 16, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Thursday, September 21, 2023

Note to Listeners

Note to Listeners (09/30/2023)  LSB Election Deadline Sept. 30thDear Listeners, You have heard statements by candidates running for...