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Leonard Lopate at Large

Mon, Jun 27, 2022 - 1:00PM

Sergio Miller on No Wider War

Building Bridges

Mon, Jun 27, 2022 - 7:00PM

From The Soundboard

Tue, Jun 28, 2022 - 12:00AM

Dayme Arocena

What's Going On! Tuesday

Tue, Jun 28, 2022 - 7:00AM

with Frenchie Davis

Green Street Radio

Tue, Jun 28, 2022 - 11:00AM

The Polluting Power of Cryptocurrency


Tue, Jun 28, 2022 - 2:30PM

Pride Equals Power

Cat Radio Cafe

Tue, Jun 28, 2022 - 9:00PM


What's Going On! Wednesday

Wed, Jun 29, 2022 - 7:00AM

With Linda Sarsour

Katie Halper Show

Wed, Jun 29, 2022 - 3:00PM

What's Going On! Thursday

Thu, Jun 30, 2022 - 7:00AM

with Felipe Luciano



WBAI Fundraising Task Force
Open to the public, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, June 22, 2022

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Monday, January 31, 2022


House Select Committee into Jan. 6 Attack on Capitol (06/10/2022)  The House Hearing last night into the January 6th attack on the Capitol made it clear that it blames former President Donald...  

TEXAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTING (05/25/2022)  A Gunman killed at least twenty-one people, nineteen of them children on Tuesday. This occurred at Robb Elementary...  

New York Readies to Counter SCOTUS Attack on Roe (05/08/2022)  As the Supreme Court moves to limit the constitutional right to access abortion services, New York is gearing up to...  

SCOTUS Leak (05/03/2022)  Last night Politico published a leaked draft of a Supreme Court ruling which would overturn Roe v Wade removing federal...  

Dysfunction in Albany Over Climate Bill (04/05/2022)  As budget negotiations continue in Albany a behind the scenes struggle has been playing out which pits the fossil fuel industry...  

Eric Adams Plans to Remove Unhoused from Subways (02/18/2022)  Mayor Adams rolled out the city’s new plan which he says invests in people, places and policies. Please click the...  

AG Tish James Stands Strong (02/17/2022)  At the NYS Democratic Party Nominating Convention in Times Square, New York State Attorney General Tish James delivered one of...  

Red Flags Everywhere (01/06/2022)  In this special episode of Sounds Like Hate, we travel back to the months leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, to track white supremacists...  

NY Governor Kathy Hochul Delivers State of The State Address (01/05/2022)  New York Governor Kathy Hochul, N.Y.S.’s first woman governor wearing suffragette white delivered her State of the...  

WBAI Intern's Corner

Intern's Corner 700 ALABAMA MINERS FLOOD THE STREETS OF MANHATTAN (07/29/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.The United Mine Workers of...  

Intern's Corner Response to Mayor De Blasio Announcement for City Workers - Angela Palumbo (07/26/2021)  Mayor De Blasio announces that all city workers must be vacccinated against the coronavirus or receieve weekly testing. City...  

Intern's Corner New Bill to End Plastic Waste (07/20/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.Environmental activist groups...  

Intern's Corner Youth Homelessness Often Overlooked, Former Homeless Speak Out (07/15/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.On any given night in New...  

Intern's Corner Green New Deal in Public Schools - Angela Palumbo (07/15/2021)  Jamaal Bowman announced his Green New Deal for Public Schools act today, paving a way for a more green and inclusive future for...  

Intern's Corner NYCHA Starts New Recycling Initiatives in East Harlem (07/08/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.400,000 New Yorkers reside in...  

Intern's Corner NYC Ticker Tape Parade: Hometown Heros - Angela Palumbo (07/07/2021)  NYC honored essential workers who helped New Yorkers get through the pandemic --with a parade up the Canyon of Heroes in Lower...  

Intern's Corner NYC Municipal Retirees Say "Don’t Take Away Their Medicare (06/30/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.Retired teachers, sanitation...  

Intern's Corner Fair Chance Housing Rally at City Hall Park (06/23/2021)  by Clark Adomaitis, Intern from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.A coalition of advocates,...  

Intern's Corner Juneteenth is Now a National Holiday - Angela Palumbo (06/18/2021)  Joe Biden announced that Juneteenth will now be a national...