‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 17, 2017: Chris Hedges on the Rise of Trump and American Fascism

It’s the third week of the month—so it’s all about “The F-Word,” our monthly exploration of fascism—which is corporate control of the state, combined with repression of human rights and ramped up police and military. Today we devote this entire hour to “The F-Word” with a major address, “The Rise of Trump,” given this month […]

‘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 JANUARY 27, 2017: Voices From the #Inaugurate The Resistance Mass Protest at Trump’s Inauguration…Gerald Horne on Trump’s First Week in Office, Including Threats to Voting Rights, Mexico, China and the Environment

UNHEARD VOICES FROM THE ONLY PERMITTED PROTEST AT THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP. WE HEAR FROM AMONG THE MORE THAN 10,000 ACTIVISTS, ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, RELATIVES OF THOSE SLAIN BY THE POLICE WHO GATHERED. WE COVER OUR HEADLINES A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY TODAY AS A DISCUSSION WITH THE AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST PROFESSOR GERALD HORNE WHO IS A […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 19, 2016: Stop the FOP…A Town Hall Against Police Murders and Mass Incarceration…’The F-Word’ about Fascism in the U.S. with Historian and Author Robin Kelley

In this show, we speak to one of the organizers who shut down a gathering of the Fraternal Order of the Police in Baltimore and we speak to the convener of a TOWN HALL MEETING AGAINST POLICE MURDERS & MASS INCARCERATION in DC. Finally, in the second half Historian and Author Robin Kelley will join […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 3, 2016–REPORT FROM LONDON…THE TPP’S GLOBAL CORPORATE GRAB…THE FIGHTBACK AGAINST PERPETUAL U.S. WAR

Gerald Horne, just returned from London, gives an exclusive report on what’s happening there and on other current events. Then we present two more voices from the recent ‘Breaking Through Power’ mobilization in DC: Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, on how the TPP—or Trans Pacific Partnership-will give corporations more power than […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 15, 2015–FOLLOWING THE ‘JUSTICE OR ELSE’ MARCH AND THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, A FOCUS ON ACTIVISM AND ECONOMICS

OCTOBER 15, 2015 Following up the October 10 “Justice or Else” march and the first Democratic presidential debate, this show focuses on activism and economics. We speak to Black Lives Matter activist Kymone Freeman and activist Ruth Caplan, about new initiatives to create more control over our public dollars. Then in the second half of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 18, 2015–THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JUNETEENTH INTERSECTS WITH AN INCREASINGLY URGENT BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND THE MASSACRE OF NINE AFRICAN-AMERICANS BY AN AVOWED WHITE SUPREMACIST

JUNE 18, 2015 THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JUNETEENTH INTERSECTS WITH AN INCREASINGLY URGENT BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND THE MASSACRE OF NINE AFRICAN-AMERICANS BY AN AVOWED WHITE SUPREMACIST…AND CAN PEOPLE POWER OVERCOME THE CORPORATE STATE AND THE TPP? THIS MONTH’S INSTALLMENT OF ‘THE F-WORD. Also headlines. Guests and Voices: Lynae Pindell of Baltimore Say Her […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, FEB.19, 2015–BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE, ‘THE F WORD’ AND MORE

FEBRUARY 19, 2015 BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE During Black History Month 2015, the Black Lives Matter Movement forces us to examine the long history of physical and economic violence by the state against African Americans…A conversation for this month’s installment of “The F Word” with veteran activists and educators Rosemari Mealy and Sam Anderson…Also, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 22, 2015–FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE, #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND

JANUARY 22, 2015 FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE On #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND, thousands of people, from Oakland to LA to Miami to Maine, to New York City and of course to DC were out in the streets, continuing to draw the links between denied human rights and state violence here in the […]