‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 18, 2017: Voices from Charlottesville Church Under Siege by White Supremacists

For this hour we go to Charlottesville, Va. and hear voices, including those of author and activist Cornel West and the Rev. Tracy Blackmon, who participated in a mass prayer service at St. Paul’s Memorial Church on Friday, August 11, in advance of the deadly rally of white supremacists held the next day in that […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 11, 2017: Chris Hedges on The Rise Trump and American Fascism (Rebroadcast)

This hour is a rebroadcast of the major address, “The Rise of Trump,” given by author and activist Chris Hedges in Vancouver, Canada in March 2017. “The Trump orders are written not to make America great again but to make America White. They are an updated version of the Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws, the Jim Crow […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 4, 2017: Members of Congress and Activists Speak Out on the People’s Platform…Health Care and Education for All, Rights for Women, Workers, Immigrants and Voters…Environmental and Criminal Justice…A Tax on Wall Street

For this hour, we hear from members of Congress including Rep. Raul Grijalva, Democrat of of Arizona; Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat of Hawaii; Rep. Keith Ellison, Democrat of Minnesota and Pramila Jayapal, Democrat of Washington, as well as social justice activists. They are all speaking on progressive legislation being introduced in Congress at the Summer for […]