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Upcoming Programs

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A New Day

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 7:00AM

with Johanna Fernandez

Democracy Now!

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 8:00AM

Independent Global News

Gary Null Show

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 12:00PM

Nutrition News + Challenges to the Medical Establhment

Leonard Lopate at Large

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 1:00PM

Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley on quarantine history

Justice Matters

Thu, Jul 29, 2021 - 6:30PM

Copaganda

Untitled

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 - 9:00PM

Back of the Book

Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 5:00AM

Stay Up Late or Get Up Early and Give Us a Listen

From The Streets with Bob Law

Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 11:00AM

Advocating for Justice

Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 12:00PM

With Arthur Schwartz

Haiti: Our Revolution Continues

Sat, Jul 31, 2021 - 4:00PM

with Dahoud Andre & Dr. Mamyrah Dougé


DELEGATE ELECTIONS 2021

The nominations phase has now closed.

The Local Station Board Elections will open August 16 (as August 15th is a Sunday) and close October 15. Expect an e-ballot, postcard or paper ballot.

Click Here to View Candidates

Ballot Requests Available August 16th

Visit elections.pacifica.org for information about the Delegate Election, Referendum 2021 and more.

DELEGATE ELECTIONS 2021

The nominations phase has now closed.

The Local Station Board Elections will open August 16 (as August 15th is a Sunday) and close October 15. Expect an e-ballot, postcard or paper ballot.

Click Here to View Candidates

Ballot Requests Available August 16th

Visit elections.pacifica.org for information about the Delegate Election, Referendum 2021 and more.

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News

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Daniel Hale news conference, Cuba, German floods (07/19/2021)  A press conference was held on Saturday, July 17th on the High Line in New York City to support former Air Force...  

Ant-vax disinfo, Cuba Protests, Eviction Moratorium (07/19/2021)  The Biden Administration slams social media for vaccine misinformation… Is the White House spying on the anti-vaxxers.....  

Hot air for Cuba, South Africa Unrest, Opiate Overdose Epidemic (07/19/2021)  ...  

Bastille day protests. Inflation fears, Pfizer greed, Adams and Jail (07/19/2021)  ...  

Texas Democrats, Homeland Security, Voter Rights (07/19/2021)  President Biden sounds the call for voting rights…. A battle shapes up as Texas democrats are threatened with...  

Cuba protest, Haiti's Usual Suspects, Escape from Texas, Homeless Hotels (07/13/2021)  Anti-Government protests in Havana.. more questions about US ties to the alleged assassins in Haiti.. Texas Democrats say...  

G20 in Venice, Corporate tax Havens, Haiti, Homeless Hotels (07/12/2021)  ...  

Assassination Mystery, Opioid Settlement, Workers Protest (07/10/2021)  The death toll keeps rising at the site if a building collapse in Florida… the mystery fo an assassination in Haiti...  

Eric Adams Wins Dem Nomination, Ticker Tape Parade, Haiti Assassination (07/10/2021)  A ticker tape parade for essential workers… and assassination in Haiti and another Mayoral hopeful...  

Meetings

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WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, July 23, 2021

Community Advisory Board-WBAI
Open to the public, Sunday, August 15, 2021, 1:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Saturday, July 17, 2021

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, July 21, 2021


WBAI Intern's Corner

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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...  

Intern's Corner Mayoral Election: What is Ranked Choice Voting? (06/18/2021)  The NYC Mayoral Primary was the first ranked choice voting election New Yorkers have ever seen. What is ranked choice voting and...