‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR. 24, 2016–PROTESTERS IN D.C. SAY ‘DUMP TRUMP,’ ‘DISARM AIPAC’ AND NO TO ISRAELI APARTHEID

Voices of protest and civil disobedience at the large DUMP TRUMP AND DISARM AIPAC RALLY outside the Washington, DC gathering of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobby, as presidential Donald Trump was scheduled to speak. MUCH OF THE NEWS CYCLE this week was consumed with the bombings in Brussels and the meeting […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR. 17, 2016–‘FREEDOM OF SPEECH’ ISSUES AND PROTO FASCISM IN THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RACE; ALSO, SAUDI WOMEN AND MALE ‘GUARDIANS’

The U.S. presidential race continues to be the big story—with violence at Donald Trump rallies, the continued corporate media snub of Bernie Sanders, and a very superficial discussion about what is political freedom of speech and what is proto-fascism. We speak to prolific author and activist Gerald Horne and we honor Women’s History Month with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR. 10, 2016–CHRIS HEDGES ON SAUDI ARABIA AND ‘THE EVIL OF CORPORATE CAPITALISM’

This show’s focus is on the wide-ranging keynote address by the activist and award-winning author Chris Hedges at the Summit on Saudi Arabia organized by Code Pink, March 5th and 6th 2016 in Washington, DC. Spanning from what Hedges referred to as the atrocity of the House of Saud, to the U.S. presidential race, to […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR. 3, 2016–MORE VOICES DEMANDING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN MARYLAND, AND HAS THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RACE EMBOLDENED WHITE SUPREMACISTS?

More voices from the Maryland Coalition for Justice and Accountability speak out on police brutality and murders in the state. And, has the U.S. presidential race emboldened White supremacists? A discussion with Jon Jeter, journalist and author of “Flat Broke in the Free Market” and Andrew Batcher, an activist and organizer representing the Ad Hoc […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 25, 2016–ACTIVISTS FOR POLICE REFORM IN MARYLAND, THE SOUTH CAROLINA BLACK VOTE FOR HILLARY CLINTON, AND THE BLACK LOVE EXPERIENCE IN DC

Why are Black voters in South Carolina a firewall for Hillary Clinton? We get perspectives from James Early and hear from Danny Glover and Spike Lee. Also, activists for police reform in Maryland come out in full force in Annapolis. And ‘The Black Love Experience’ is a big hit in DC. Guests and voices: James […]