‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2018: What If Public Transit Was Free?…Michael Moore Talks Before 11/9 Premiere…Heat on the Catholic Church…Gerald Horne on China “Trade War” and More…

On today’s show:DC IN THE ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE: PART 2 If public transportation was free, would more people give up the single passenger car? We speak to three experts who also ride those pricey Metro trains in DC. And we caught up with Filmmaker Michael Moore before the DC premiere of his new movie, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2018: Ten Years After the 2008 Economic Crash…DC in the Era of Climate Change…Headlines on More War in Syria?…A Progressive Plan to Expand Social Security and More…

As Hurricane Florence batters the Mid-Atlantic, a discussion with Kristina Dahl of the Union of Concerned Scientists about how the nation’s capital is impacted by worsening climate change. And ten years ago this week, there was the world economic crash of 2008, which resulted in millions of Americans “losing their jobs and homes. Now, a […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 12, 2017: Behind the Trump Spectacle…The People’s Climate Movement Scores Victories and Builds Power…Attacks on Voting Rights and Flint Families…Bailing Out Mothers for Mother’s Day

On this show, an extended conversation with author, activist and on the ground contributor Gerald Horne about the latest in Trump’s political and public spectacles, and also the behind-the-scenes actions really impacting people’s lives here in the US and around the globe. And speaking of real impacts, Trump’s first 100-plus days in office have included […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 7, 2016: Former U.S. Intelligence and Military Officers Urge Obama to De-Escalate Tensions With Russia…Hundreds Rally in Aftermath of Fatal Police Shooting Of Terrence Sterling in D.C…’The Birth of a Nation’ is a Must-See

As Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti and pounds the southeast, policymakers here in DC are actually mulling the storms of war in Syria. We speak to professor Gerald Horne about the dangerous game being played with war and peace. We also continue our coverage of DC protests about the fatal police shooting of Terrence Sterling, an […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 22, 2016–ON EARTH DAY, FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN AND HOW HAS THE 2015 PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT IMPACTED THE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT?

We talk to people fighting for justice for the residents of Flint, Michigan, who have been poisoned by actions of the state. We also talk to environmentalists about what has happened since last November’s historic Paris Climate Agreement, and we’ll catch up with local activists in the DMV who are continuing to wage battle with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, SEPT 25, 2014–VOICES FROM THE HISTORIC PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH IN NEW YORK CITY–

SEPT. 25, 2014 VOICES FROM THE HISTORIC PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH IN NEW YORK CITYUp to 400,000 people marched through the streets of midtown Manhattan in the largest mobilization ever of people demanding immediate action on climate change. We hear voices of people from the DMV who traveled to New York for the march. We’ll hear […]