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WBAI Playhouse

Sun, Oct 1, 2023 - 12:00PM

The Price by Arthur Miller

Voices of Resistance: A Collective of Women Fighters

Sun, Oct 1, 2023 - 2:00PM

Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Sun, Oct 1, 2023 - 6:00PM

Proxy Wars/ America Run Amok

Everything Old is New Again

Sun, Oct 1, 2023 - 10:00PM

Blossom Dearie, Jonathan Karrant, KT Sullivan & More

La Voz Latina

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 12:00AM

Celebrates Elombe Brath

Democracy Now!

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 8:00AM

Any Monday

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 9:00AM

with David Rothenberg

Law and Disorder

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 11:00AM

Law and Disorder October 2, 2023

Gary Null Show

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 12:00PM

Vantage Point

Mon, Oct 2, 2023 - 3:00PM

with The Professor, Dr. Ron Daniels



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

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Note to Listeners

Note to Listeners (09/30/2023)  WBAI Listeners have come through and we made quorum. Thank you for caring and participating in the Local Station Board...