‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 26, 2017: Blowback from Libya in Manchester…The War on Journalism…Fighting Dangers of Mobile and Wireless Technology

It’s our special focus on culture and media for the fourth Friday. Janine Jackson, host of ‘Counterspin’ is back with us to talk about many media things, including the U.S. government’s double standards for leaking so-called confidential,  double standards for coverage of the so-called war on terrorism and what innocent civilians are worthy of news […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 19, 2017: THE F-WORD WITH JEROME SCOTT OF THE LEAGUE OF REVOLUTIONARY BLACK WORKERS…FIGHTING TO KEEP AN OPEN INTERNET…HONORING MALCOLM X…AND MORE

On today’s show, “The F-Word,” our monthly discussion on fascism. This month’s guest is Jerome Scott, veteran activist, labor organizer and founding member of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which organized in the auto plants of Detroit in the 1960s-70s. And this is the birthday of human rights giant and Muslim minister Malcolm X. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 12, 2017: Behind the Trump Spectacle…The People’s Climate Movement Scores Victories and Builds Power…Attacks on Voting Rights and Flint Families…Bailing Out Mothers for Mother’s Day

On this show, an extended conversation with author, activist and on the ground contributor Gerald Horne about the latest in Trump’s political and public spectacles, and also the behind-the-scenes actions really impacting people’s lives here in the US and around the globe. And speaking of real impacts, Trump’s first 100-plus days in office have included […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 5, 2017: At the People’s Climate March and May Day 2017, Standing Against Police Terror, “Trumpcare” and More…

On this show, voices reflecting the tremendous activity in DC this week—The People’s Climate March, May Day 2017 and the breakdown of silos between labor, immigrants, indigenous communities and the Movement for Black Lives. There is a new generation of activists taking to the streets and to the suites of power here—like this week those […]