‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 28, 2018: After Dramatic Testimony, Senate Committee Votes on Kavanaugh…Author Walter Mosley…DC In the Era of Climate Change Part 3…Plus Headlines on the U.N., Jane Fonda Documentary and More

After a day of dramatic testimony and many unanswered questions remaining, the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on whether to approve Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for full Senate confirmation. And in the third installment of our series, DC in the era of Climate Change, a controversial proposed electric substation near a school in DC has […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2018-DC In the Era of Climate Change: 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 […]

‘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 JUNE 8, 2018: The Poor People’s Campaign on Health and Environmental Justice…A Chilly Welcome for Trump at the G7…Headlines on March for the Ocean and More

On this show, more voices from the Poor People’s Campaign. This week, dozens of people are arrested at the U.S. Capitol and across the country. The campaign says that black, brown and poor communities are at the epicenter of the ecological devastation that is making our earth uninhabitable for humans. Plus headlines on migrant children […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOV. 17, 2017: Richard Wolff on the Russian Revolution…DC in the Era of Climate Change: Activists Head to Puerto Rico to Help Build Sustainable Communities…Headlines on Zimbabwe, GOP Tax Plan, UN Climate Summit, Maryland African Burial Ground and More

Today, a second examination of the Russian Revolution at its centennial. Today’s remarks are by the economist Richard Wolff, who breaks down some seldom heard history and discusses successes and failures of the former Soviet Union. And because part of that history is the fact that the Soviet union was decisive in the defeat of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCT. 13, 2017: ‘Unite for Puerto Rico’ Rally at the Capitol…China’s New Take on Capitalism…Headlines on Muslim Ban 3.0, NAFTA, Eminen and More

On this show, DC in the Era of Climate Change: voices of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican diaspora at the ‘Unite for Puerto Rico’ rally at the Capitol as the death toll on the island rises…Gerald Horne on the Iran nuclear deal and China’s new approach to capitalism…Headlines on NAFTA, Trump’s Muslim Ban 3.0, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPT. 29, 2017–War, Lies and Protests…War and the Environment…Janine Jackson…Headlines on Climate Change, the March for Racial Justice, Trump’s Mental Health Diagnosis and More…

On this show, we correct the reporting and spin on important news coming from DC. Players in the National Football League are protesting police terror, including the murder of innocent men, women and children with impunity–not the flag. DC in the Era of Climate Change: We also hear Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher and David Swanson […]