‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 29, 2016–‘We Know Freddie Gray Did Not Kill Himself’…Voices of Protest at the DNC…What About Environmental Justice?

Despite the pictures of unity, mass protests were held everyday inside and outside of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on issues of Democratic support for war and the war industry, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty, Black Lives Matter, fracking, and the occupation of Palestine. In the DMV, we learned that no police officers in Baltimore […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 24, 2016–THE BREXIT, WHAT’S REALLY HAPPENING IN VENEZUELA, ANOTHER COP ACQUITTAL IN BALTIMORE

This week, a continued upswell of activism—and a challenge to business as usual in DC—in the aftermath of the massacre of 49 people inside a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Early in the week, 18 people were arrested after staging a die-in at the headquarters of the powerful pro-gun lobby the National Rifle Association, the NRA, […]