WBAI logo

Free Speech Radio 99.5fm

Pacifica Radio in New York City

Progressive & Independent News, Arts & Music

Upcoming Programs


Golden Age of Radio

Sun, Dec 10, 2023 - 8:00PM

Norman Lear, Fred Allen, Gunsmoke

Everything Old is New Again

Sun, Dec 10, 2023 - 10:00PM

Frank & Friends, Stephanie J. Block, Karen Mason

What's Going On! Monday

Mon, Dec 11, 2023 - 7:00AM

Labor Monday with Bob Hennelly

Democracy Now!

Mon, Dec 11, 2023 - 8:00AM

Law and Disorder

Mon, Dec 11, 2023 - 11:00AM

Law and Disoder December 11, 2023

Democracy Now! Evening Edition

Mon, Dec 11, 2023 - 6:00PM

What's Going On! Wednesday

Wed, Dec 13, 2023 - 12:00AM

with Linda Sarsour

Arts Express

Wed, Dec 13, 2023 - 9:00PM


Folk Radio

Thu, Dec 14, 2023 - 10:00PM

with Richard Barr

The Harlem Connection

Fri, Dec 15, 2023 - 10:00PM

The Harlem Connection to Regifting 2023


City threatens Community Composting; Activists Fight Back (12/04/2023)  ...  

WBAI News Roundup (12/03/2023)  Truce crumbles and Israel resumes bombingJewish Voices for Peace disrupts fundraiser by Friends of the Israeli...  

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...  


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

Community Advisory Board-WBAI
Open to the public, Sunday, December 17, 2023, 1:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Sunday, December 3, 2023

WBAI Outreach and Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, December 18, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Tuesday, December 5, 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...