‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 30, 2017: Trump Wants the Poorest to Pay More for Housing…Progressives Square off with the ‘Alt-Right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing Genocide in West Papua…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, Public Transit and More…

In DC this week, the resistance rolled on. Advocates for public housing speak out… Progressives square off with the ‘alt-right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing genocide in West Papua… Gerald Horne weighs in on the ratcheting up of tensions in Syria and Venezuela…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, public transit and more… Image from photo by Rosie […]

‘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 FEBRUARY 17, 2017: Jill Stein on Fighting Fascism and Resisting Neoliberalism…Headlines on Netanyahu Visit, DAPL and Black History

This is the third week of the month when we have our segment “The F-Word,” exploring fascism today. My special guest is Jill Stein, U.S. presidential candidate for the Green Party in 2016 and 2012. I speak to her in advance of her appearance on the program “Next Steps for Independent Politics: Fighting Fascism and […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 10, 2017: On the Front Lines With Asylum Seekers and Immigrants from Central America…DAPL Water Protectors Vow to Resist Pipeline…Headlines on Jeff Sessions, Black Lives Matter and More

As President Trump’s overturned executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries continues to wind its way through the courts, lawyers in DC and around the country continue to take up the cause of asylum-seekers and immigrants from our own hemisphere, from Central and South America. Today we speak with attorneys about controversial family detention […]

‘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, […]