‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 29, 2017-2017 in Review: From Alternative Facts, to the Tax Scam, to Slave Markets in Libya, to Resistance and Victories…

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.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 22, 2017–The F-Word: Christopher Chambers on Corporate Media…DC in the Era of Climate Change: The ‘Potomac Pipeline’ Threatens DC Area…Headlines on DACA, Tax Scam, Medical Marijuana…Gerald Horne on ANC Elections and International Rebuke to Trump on Jerusalem

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. The Potomac Pipeline segment is part of our series, “DC […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 15, 2017: Activists, Legislators and Policymakers Rally at the FCC , Vow to Fight the Killing of Net Neutrality…Headlines on Germany, EU and Rwanda

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 THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 8, 2017: Richard Wolff on the GOP Tax ‘Flim-Flam’…Gerald Horne on Jerusalem and Honduras…Millennials Protest Environmental Destruction.

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 THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DEC. 1, 2017: Residents of Public Housing Speak Out…Palestine 101: It’s Not That Complicated…Making a Movie About John Brown…Working Families Priced Out of DC’s New Waterfront

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 […]