‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 30, 2017: Trump Wants the Poorest to Pay More for Housing…Progressives Square off with the ‘Alt-Right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing Genocide in West Papua…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, Public Transit and More…

In DC this week, the resistance rolled on. Advocates for public housing speak out… Progressives square off with the ‘alt-right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing genocide in West Papua… Gerald Horne weighs in on the ratcheting up of tensions in Syria and Venezuela…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, public transit and more… Image from photo by Rosie […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 23, 2017: Hundreds Attend Vigil for Murdered Muslim Girl…Trumpcare is Not a Secret Anymore…Headlines on Libya’s Slave Markets…DAPL, the Planet, J20 and More… Janine Jackson on Media…Gerald Horne on U.S. Wars 

Today’s packed show is all about resisting the normalization of war abroad and at home, resisting the idea that militarism, police terror and hate crimes will accepted as part of a new hyper reality. We hear voices from among the hundreds that gathered in DC for a vigil for Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old Muslim girl […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 16, 2017–The F-Word: Gar Alperovitz on Creating Another World…Shareholders Confront Dollar Tree Store Over Toxic Products…Headlines on Saving Medicaid, Bail-Out Campaign Continues and More…

Gar Alperovitz discusses his new free handbook, Principals of a Pluralist Commonwealth,” and outlines the possibilities of local, collective and co-op ownership that can be a model for a real democracy and not a future economy that is corporate capitalism, fascism or total state socialism. Shareholders and activists confront the Dollar Tree discount chain at […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 9, 2017: Marking a Century of Colonization, Occupation and Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine…A Congressional Hearing on the Plight of Palestinian Children…One Survivor’s Story

This week in June 2017 marks ten years of Israel’s blockade of Gaza; 50 years of Israel’s military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem; 70 years since the Nakba and ethnic cleansing of Palestine began following the partition of the land against the will of the indigenous people; and 100 years […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 2, 2017: Trump Withdraws from Paris Climate Agreement…Bernie Sanders Addresses the Class of 2017…Headlines on Hate Crimes, Solidarity with Venezuela and More

On today’s show, a tale of sorts of two speeches and of two very divergent world views. On June 1, in a surreal scene at the White House, Donald Trump announced that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. We talk to Scott Edwards of Food and Water Watch about what […]