‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 31, 2017: Ray McGovern on the Surveillance State and ‘Russia-Gate’…Are Community Land Trusts an Answer to the Affordable Housing Crisis?…Headlines on Trump’s War on the EPA, Flint Victory and More

The nation’s capital was filled with protests and all kinds of activism this week, opposing AIPAC and Israeli apartheid, fighting for single payer health care or police accountability. But, still, the corporate media is focusing on the war of investigations going on between Democrats and Republicans. Today, well be speaking with former CIA analyst turned […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 24, 2017: Will DC Join DAPL Divestment?…Churches Join Sanctuary Movement…Poet Mari Evans 1919-1917…Gerald Horne on Politics and Culture

Today we continue to recognize Women’s History Month by honoring author and activist Mari Evans, who joined the ancestors this month at the age of 97. Fellow poets of the 1960s Black Arts Movement, Sonia Sanchez and Haki Madhubuti, were among the hundreds who gathered in Indianapolis for her funeral on Monday. We also hear […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 17, 2017: Chris Hedges on the Rise of Trump and American Fascism

It’s the third week of the month—so it’s all about “The F-Word,” our monthly exploration of fascism—which is corporate control of the state, combined with repression of human rights and ramped up police and military. Today we devote this entire hour to “The F-Word” with a major address, “The Rise of Trump,” given this month […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 10, 2017: International Women’s Day…Focus on Native American Women…Native Nation’s Rising Action in DC

Special show for International Women’s Day featuring conversation, music and poetry about Native American women, who are on the frontlines of resistance and are playing a key role in the growing unity among indigenous peoples of the Americas. Many are in DC for the Native Nations Rising Actions beginning March 7 and culminating in mass […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 3, 2017: As Trump Addresses Congress, Activists Deliver “Resistance Address” at White House…Headlines on Sessions, the DNC Divide, the EPA, ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary and More

As President Trump made his first address to a joint session of Congress and received raving reviews from corporate media, the grassroots resistance to Trump is still rolling deep in DC. On this show we hear voices from among the broad coalition of activists, including the actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell, deliver what they called […]