This is our final, jam-packed show for 2017. Extended conversations about this year– the notorious 017 –with media critic Janine Jackson an geopolitical analyst Gerald Horne. Headlines on progressive victories in the U.S. and abroad from Food and Water Watch, the Transnational Institute, Common Dreams and One DC.
This year’s final segment of The F-Word, our monthly discussion of fascism and fascist directions, this month with Georgetown media studies professor Christopher Chambers. We also hear voices from a protest this week against a controversial pipeline project, this one directly impacting the nation’s capital. Headlines: DACA, Tax Scam, Medical Marijuana…Gerald Horne on ANC elections […]
The Federal Communications Commission votes to scrap Net Neutrality rules that ensure equal access to the Internet for everyone. Now, corporations like Comcast and Verizon can create fast lanes and slow lanes of Internet traffic, sabotage the content of rivals, block content and charge websites to simply reach their users. On the Ground was at […]
On this show, economist Richard Wolff discusses the GOP tax plan”some call it a tax scam” which experts say would be one of the largest transfers of wealth to the one percent in the history of the United States. Gerald Horne on Jerusalem and Honduras. And with other measures tucked into the tax bill, such […]
On this show, voices of residents of public housing in DC who are fighting–like many urban poor and working class people around the country–displacement, gentrification and the loss of communities where some have lived for generations. We caught the premiere of a community theater presentation “On My Mind/In My Heart: Voices of Women in Public […]