The survival of the network and especially WBAI is at stake. People are not listening to radio as much as they used to and young people almost not at all. Everywhere community radio stations are disappearing. Our average listener is 65+. When listenership falls, membership and revenue fall, layoffs follow, listenership falls further etc. If

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Independent candidate for the LSB. As a shared community resource and as a voice of the people, WBAI needs to be supported and defended – and brought to a larger audience. Few other cities have anything remotely like it, and if lost it will be gone forever. As a long-time listener/sponsor I became directly involved

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I am Carl Makower, listener, supporter and CAB member. I am very concerned about the direction and future of WBAI. As a member of a number of social action boards and committees, it has been my experience that these bodies work cooperatively to advance and achieve their goals. My knowledge of the current LSB is

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Eve Moser, listener-candidate, WBAI Station Board: I care about WBAI because I believe in the Pacifica mission’seducational, cultural, and social promise and its pledge to be”as nearly self-sustaining as possible”. [http://pacifica.org/about_mission.php] It’s perfectly possible to do both, but we haven’t been doing either. The radio programming needs to be as good as the mission.  The

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Pauline Park (paulinepark.com) I am running for the WBAI Local Station Board (LSB) because I believe passionately in the power of radio to educate the public, and in the crucial role that WBAI has played here in the tri-state area and can continue to play with the right leadership. In the course of 21 years

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Ralph Poynter You may know me as the persistent leader of the Free Lynne Stewart campaign. After organizing thousands in Lynne’s support, we won! Now we’re both fighting another important struggle: saving our essential community media outlet, WBAI. Raised by a union organizer, I first taught elementary school in Harlem, joining the United Federation

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Dacio Quintana Warmest greetings to all WBAI members! ¡Mis más cordiales saludos a todos! I’m running for the WBAI Local Station Board with the Justice and Unity Campaign, endorsed by ProLibertad (Puerto Rican political prisoner freedom group), the May 1st Coalition for Worker & Immigrant Rights, and Dr. Suzanne Ross. WBAI is one of

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John Brinkley I seek re-election to the Local Station Board because I want to continue working to get WBAI through these hard times. I’ve been a listener and supporter since the 1970s. I was elected to the LSB in 2010. Although part of the Justice & Unity minority on the board, I was elected chair

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