Famous WBAI caller passes away: RIP Monroe

Like Elvis or Madonna, some people are famous and prolific enough to be known by only one name. If you ever listened to WBAI 99.5FM in NYC, or attended board meetings, you couldn’t help but brace yourself when you heard the name “Monroe”. Monroe Litman was a constant presence on community radio station WBAI. He […]

People’s Trial of Goldman Sachs: Brought to you by Occupy Wall Street and WBAI

Update: This trial and action happened. Protesters chanted “Goldman Sucks”. Chris Hedges and Reverend Billy were arrested as part of the anti-Goldman Sachs demonstration. Story at The Gothamist: here. Note that this event is just in time to get people thinking about Bank Transfer Day on Saturday, November 5th! WBAI 120 Wall Street 10th Floor: […]

Personnel change at WBAI FM in NYC, Pacifica Radio

99.5FM, WBAI/Pacifica Radio out of New York City, is an important place for information on news, activism, social justice, war and peace. WBAI’s airwaves extend into Long Island, and there is a vibrant listenership here. Because WBAI is such an important, progressive institution, there are often battles and conflicts from the inside and out. I […]

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