‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 25, 2018: After Gaza, a Focus on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement…Janine Jackson on New Dangers for U.S. Freedom of Speech…Headlines on North Korea, Iran, Venezuela, NFL and more

On this show, as U.S. activists respond to the recent massacre in Gaza by ramping up the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement, they are opposing a bill advancing in Congress that would strip Americans of the right to boycott the apartheid state of Israel. We speak to Benjamin Douglas, an organizer with the DC Metro chapter […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 26, 2016: Nate Parker, ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and Rape Culture…Update on BDS…Protesting Environmental ‘Sacrifice Zones’

As Black August draws to a close, activists continue to mark the month by organizing, through education and other through acts of resistance. The Nat Turner Rebellion, which happened during this week 185 years ago, is in the news because of a soon-to-be released biopic about his life. A distinguished panel, Bridgett M. Davis, Kenneth […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 10, 2016–BDS FIGHTS BACK…AND SO DO BRAZILIAN ACTIVISTS AGAINST A COUP…DC HOLDS LAST U.S. PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Activists in the Brazilian community in the U.S. are fighting against the legislated coup against President Dilma Rousseff in their country. Also, the latest from those active in the Boycott Sanctions and Divestment Movement in the DMV. What’s happening in the capital region as a new effort from the corporate establishment and Israel lobby tries […]