‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 28, 2017: Nina Turner on Our Revolution’s ‘Summer of Progress’…Janine Jackson on Mosul, Fox News and Right-Wing Trolls…Activists Rally for Medicare for All, Trans Rights and BDS

On this show, the political organization, Our Revolution, founded by Senator Bernie Sanders, launches its ‘Summer of Progress’ campaign with a rally on Capitol Hill and a push for eight pieces of legislation called the Peoples platform. We speak to the new president of Our Revolution, former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner. Also, it’s the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 21, 2017: The F-Word: Neo-Fascism in Benton Harbor Michigan?…Activists Take to the Streets for Healthcare, Voting Rights and to Denounce the NRA

This show is all about confronting attacks on healthcare, free speech, voting and the Second Amendment rights for people of color. And this is the third Friday of the month so it’s time for the F-Word, our discussion of fascism. This month’s guest is the human rights activist Rev. Edward Pinkney, who was released from […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 14, 2017: Guantanamo and Islamophobia in the Trump Era…Trump in Paris…Women March on the NRA…And More

On this show, we hear from attorneys and activists seeking justice for those among the 41 remaining prisoners at Guantanamo, who have been caged and tortured for more than a decade but not charged with any crime. Now Donald Trump says he wants to send more people to Guantanamo, people he describes as “bad dudes.” […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 7, 2017: Activists Say No New Korean War, No Old Korean War and No THAAD Missile System

On this show, we hear voices of Koreans, Korean Americans and anti-war activists who say no new war on the Korean Peninsula, a final end to the old Korean war that is officially still going on, and no deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, which critics say is really not a defense system but […]