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Laughing On Sunday Morning

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 5:00AM

with the Laughing Cavalier

City Watch

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 8:00AM

A look at higher education in NYC

Any Day

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 9:00AM

with David Rothenberg

Radio Free Eireann

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 11:00AM

Tribute to Shane McGowan with Larry Kirwan of Black 47

WBAI Playhouse

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 12:00PM

Halcyon Days

Voices of Resistance: A Collective of Women Fighters

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 2:00PM

Con Sabor Latino

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 3:00PM

with Nando Albericci

WBAI News Roundup

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 6:00PM

Everything Old is New Again

Sun, Dec 3, 2023 - 10:00PM


Democracy Now!

Mon, Dec 4, 2023 - 8:00AM


Sunday News Update (12/03/2023)  ...  

The Horror, The Horror (11/11/2023)  I am in the studio of Al Jazeera’s Arabic service watching a live feed from Gaza City. The Al Jazeera reporter in northern...  

Gaza Disconnected (10/30/2023)  On Friday, Gaza was completely disconnected from the outside world after all communications were cut off. There was a total...  

UN says Israel wants 1.1 million Gazans moved south (10/13/2023)  Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire blared in Israeli communities near the Gaza border early on Friday.Israel carried...  

Palestinians Speak the Language of Violence Israel Taught Them (10/09/2023)  The indiscriminate shootings of Israelis by Hamas and other Palestinian resistance organizations, the kidnapping of civilians,...  

Israeli forces clash with Hamas gunmen after hundreds killed (10/08/2023)  sraeli forces clashed with gunmen from the Palestinian group Hamas on Sunday, 24 hours after the militants launched...  

Palestinian resistance in Gaza launches historic surprise attack against Israel (10/07/2023)  In a major turn of events, Hamas fighters in the early morning of October 7 launched a surprise offensive called “Operation...  

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...  


WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, December 4, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Tuesday, October 24, 2023

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, January 1, 2023

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Wednesday, December 20, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Note to Listeners

Note to Listeners From WBAI's Program Director (12/03/2023)  Dear Listeners, I hope you are doing well as December is settling in. We are grateful that you listen to WBAI and very much...  

Note to Listeners Johanna Fernandez: Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society (10/13/2023)  Structures of settler colonial domination in Israel and in the United States from Johanna...