‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 24, 2017: Cornel West and Malik Zulu Shabazz Debate Which Way Under Trump…Headlines on DAPL, Pruitt, Bannon on the NSC, Oscars

This week marked one month, or 30 days, since Donald Trump took office and, during that time, he has ramped up raids and deportations of undocumented workers–including this week a brain tumor patient taken from her hospital bed and sent to a detention facility. He has gutted environmental regulations and human rights rules and tried […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2016: How the Left Must Fight Back…Bernie Sanders and Water Protectors in DC at Global Day of Solidarity with Standing Rock…Thousands of DC Students Stage Walkout to Show Unity Against Trump

This week, the week after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States,has been a time of tremendous action here in DC. As this city and region continues to reverberate from Trumps election, our streets have been filled with activists, including students, environmentalists, and those celebrating the apparent death of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2016: Post Election–Killing the TPP Once and For All…The ‘Alt-Right’ Meets in DC…A Call for New Leadership at the DNC

The election is over. Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States and activists are heading to the streets! We speak to Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, organizers of four days of actions starting Nov. 12 in DC against the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty, which, it is believed, that […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2016: Before the U.S. Election Storm…The Current U.S. Role in Africa and Central and South America…W. Virginia Residents Confront the EPA…Plus Headlines on DAPL, Black Lives Matter and More

Today we continue to focus on the state of never-ending war”and the war of words and of so-called soft power”by the United States since 9-11. Last week, we discussed how The United States and its allies have bombed or are bombing at least eight countries in the Middle East and Africa. But what about the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 14, 2016: The Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary…Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice…Police Killings and Mass Incarceration…And Much More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1966, the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power by SNCC organizer Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture. And also marks the 50th anniversary of the founding, in Oakland, California, of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, which made an armed stand against police brutality, […]

‘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 […]