‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 28, 2016: What’s Really Happening in Syria and Iraq…Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern and Michael McPhearson of Veterans for Peace Break Down the New ‘Cold War’ with Russia…Headlines on DAPL, Planet News, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Arts and Activism

A focus on the state of never-ending war and the war of words by the United States since 9-11. The United States and its allies have bombed or are bombing at least eight countries in the Middle East and Africa. In Syria, where this country is holding onto the policy of regime change of another […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 21, 2016: Ten Million Dead and Counting in the Congo…The Clinton Foundation’s Role in Haiti and Africa…Headlines on Flint, DAPL and Black Lives Matter

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the 1996 invasion of the Congo by soldiers and mercenaries from Rwanda and Uganda, many of whom were war criminals exported from the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Since then, up to ten million Congolese people has been murdered in their mineral-rich homeland where it is estimated that $27 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 14, 2016: The Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary…Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice…Police Killings and Mass Incarceration…And Much More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1966, the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power by SNCC organizer Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture. And also marks the 50th anniversary of the founding, in Oakland, California, of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, which made an armed stand against police brutality, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 7, 2016: Former U.S. Intelligence and Military Officers Urge Obama to De-Escalate Tensions With Russia…Hundreds Rally in Aftermath of Fatal Police Shooting Of Terrence Sterling in D.C…’The Birth of a Nation’ is a Must-See

As Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti and pounds the southeast, policymakers here in DC are actually mulling the storms of war in Syria. We speak to professor Gerald Horne about the dangerous game being played with war and peace. We also continue our coverage of DC protests about the fatal police shooting of Terrence Sterling, an […]