Danny Schechter on D17

Friend of WBAI, Danny Schechter wrote:

Saturday marked the third month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. It was also Bradley Manning’s Birthday. It was one of those days that confirmed the validity of the chant: “All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street”.

Ok, maybe, it wasn’t a whole week but Saturday felt like a week in one day. The plan for the day, as announced, was to gather at Duarte Park at 6th Avenue and Canal Street to attempt a RE-Occupation of vacant land owned by Trinity Church, more of a real estate company than a house of worship.

For a few weeks, the Occupy Movement had been demanding that the church allow the movement to take “sanctuary” on that land. Continue reading

Everything Old Is New Again Benefit for WBAI – Sunday Dec 18, 1pm


Hosted by David Kenney, the host oEverything Old Is New Again on Sunday nights at 9pm. Featuring the generous talents of TOM ANDERSEN, JOHN BUCCHINO, ERIC COMSTOCK,MELISSA ERRICO, BARBARA FASANO, MARY FOSTER CONKLIN, KAREN OBERLIN, KENDRA SHANK and more talent to be announced. Plus, Surprises, Door Prizes & Holiday Raffles! In Manhattan, at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Buy tickets.