‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 11, 2017: Chris Hedges on The Rise Trump and American Fascism (Rebroadcast)

This hour is a rebroadcast of the major address, “The Rise of Trump,” given by author and activist Chris Hedges in Vancouver, Canada in March 2017. “The Trump orders are written not to make America great again but to make America White. They are an updated version of the Nazi’s Nuremberg Laws, the Jim Crow […]

‘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 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 DECEMBER 23, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 4: International and Ideology Politics With Tom Porter…Headlines: March To White House Against Islamophobia…Vigil for the Homeless and More

Part 4 of our series, Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966 to 2016, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Today, a wide-ranging conversation with educator and activist Tom Porter about his view of Black Power in DC from Malcolm X to Barack Obama. Headlines […]

‘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 JULY 22, 2016–Climate Activists Blockade the DNC and Head to Philadelphia; The ‘People’s Convention’; Gerald Horne Talks Trump, Republicans and Turkey

ON THE ROAD TO PHILADELPHIA: OCCUPYING, RESISTING AND CREATING A COUNTER-NARRATIVE TO THE Democratic National Convention and definitely to the Republican National Convention. Starting Monday is the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and thousands of activists are gathering in the City of Brotherly Love to push the party to again be the party of working […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR. 17, 2016–‘FREEDOM OF SPEECH’ ISSUES AND PROTO FASCISM IN THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RACE; ALSO, SAUDI WOMEN AND MALE ‘GUARDIANS’

The U.S. presidential race continues to be the big story—with violence at Donald Trump rallies, the continued corporate media snub of Bernie Sanders, and a very superficial discussion about what is political freedom of speech and what is proto-fascism. We speak to prolific author and activist Gerald Horne and we honor Women’s History Month with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015–THE MIGRATION CRISIS AND ITS ROOT IN IMPERIALIST WARS, INTERVENTION AND DESTRUCTION. ALSO, ANTI-WAR ACTIVISTS CELEBRATE THE IRAN-NUCLEAR DEAL

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 This month’s installment of “The F Word” is all about the migration crisis and the root of that crisis in imperialist wars, plunder and destruction. Also, anti-war activists supporting the Iran-nuclear deal celebrate a victory and there are actions to end the blockade on Cuba. Guests: Gerald Horne and Arturo Viscarra. Other […]