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What's Going On! Thursday

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 7:00AM

with Felipe Luciano

Democracy Now!

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 8:00AM

Independent Global News

Equal Rights and Justice

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 9:00AM

What's behind Israel's Blood Civil War?


Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 10:00AM


Gary Null Show

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 12:00PM


Sojourner Truth

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 4:00PM

with Host Margaret Prescod

Driving Forces

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 5:00PM

Carmageddon: How Cars Make Life Worse

Chris Hedges Report

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 6:30PM

Seymour Hersh: How US blew up Nord Stream pipelines

Black Agenda Radio

Thu, Mar 30, 2023 - 7:00PM

With Margaret Kimberley

Report to the Listener

Fri, Mar 31, 2023 - 9:00PM


WBAI Outreach Task Force
Open to the public, Monday, April 3, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Friday, March 24, 2023

WBAI Local Station Board
Open to the public, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Saturday, December 31, 2022

WBAI Finance Committee
Open to the public, Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 7:00 PM ET at Teleconference
- Wednesday, March 15, 2023


BRING BACK CARE PACKAGES (11/29/2022)  On Tuesday November 29th in the freezing cold, people formerly incarcerated, family members, advocates and elected officials...  

The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine (11/23/2022)  We listen to a broadcast from the People's Forum held on November 19th, 2022. The Real Path To Peace in Ukraine: Peace Yes,...  

Statewide Rallies to Stop State Prison Repression & Human Rights (11/22/2022)  This week family members —Survivors of incarceration and solitaire, along with allies held statewide rallies to bring...  

Brooklyn's Maternal Health Campaign (11/16/2022)  Responding to this crisis in maternal health – which is most acute among Haitian women in New York City – Borough...  

Rally To End U.S. Blockade on Cuba (10/30/2022)  This weekend in advance of the UN General Assembly annual vote to end the U.S. economic and commercial blockade on Cuba, New...  

Jan. 6th Committee Subpoena's Donald Trump (10/13/2022)  The January 6th Select Committee into the January 6th attack on the Capitol held what was said to be their final hearing on...  

#UNGS Guterres forewarns "A Winter of Global Discontent" (09/25/2022)  This past week world leaders from some 160 countries were in New York attending the 77th session of the United Nations...  

Council Passes Resolution Calling on Mayor and Chancellor to Reverse Reductions to School Budgets (09/06/2022)  Today the NYC Council voted on Resolution 283 A. It calls on Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks to reverse reductions to school...  

NYC Public Health: Covid-19 + MPV (09/01/2022)  The NYC Council held an information session on MPV, formerly known as Monkey Pox, as well as on Covid 19 and other health...  

WBAI Intern's Corner

Intern's Corner WBAI seeks interns to fulfill various roles this Fall. (09/05/2022)  The ability to receive academic credit is required for all positions. News Interns:News interns...