‘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 JULY 15, 2016–The Black Lives Matter Movement is the Only Thing Standing Between Black Lives and the Normalization of Murder by the State; Brave New Poetry Voices at the Kennedy Center; Activism in and Around DC.

In the week after three Black men were shot to death by police at point-blank range, the Black Lives Matter movement is the only movement that is standing between the survival of Black lives and the normalization of our murder. If there is no protest then our murder is normal and normalized. A conversation with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 17, 2014–VOICES FROM THE RALLY ON THE NATIONAL MALL TO STOP FRACKING AND FRACKED GAS EXPORTS, AND THE ATTACK ON GAZA

JULY 17, 2014 VOICES FROM THE RALLY ON THE NATIONAL MALL TO STOP FRACKING AND FRACKED GAS EXPORTS and we speak to a member of Jewish Voice for Peace about Israel’s latest attack on the Palestinian people in Gaza. Guests and Voices: Cherri Foytlin, Winona Hauter, Tim DeChristopher, the Rev. Lennox Yearwood and Seth Morrison.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 10, 2014–THE DMV IS THE NATION’S CAPITAL REGION–BUT WILL IT BECOME THE CAPITAL FOR FRACKING?

JULY 10, 2014 The DMV is the nation’s capital region—but will it become the capital for fracking? Activists, including Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox join us to say “No.” And will the corporate media ever portray Israel as the aggressor against Palestinians? Headlines and more! Guests and Voices: Josh Fox, Ted Glick, Mike Tidwell and Zein […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 26, 2014–WHAT THE FREEDOM 50 MOVEMENT MEANS FOR TODAY’S YOUTH–AND COUNTDOWN TO THE RALLY AGAINST FRACKING IN THE DMV

JUNE 26, 2014 WHAT THE FREEDOM 50 MOVEMENT MEANS FOR TODAY’S YOUTH–AND COUNTDOWN TO THE RALLY AGAINST FRACKING IN THE DMV. David Whetstone sits in for Esther Iverem and continues our Freedom 50 coverage with remarks from Dorie Ladner and a remembrance of the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Mickey […]

DON’T FRACK WITH MY FARM–‘ON THE GROUND’ PREMIERE, MAY DAY, MAY 1, 2014

MAY 1, 2014 DON’T FRACK WITH MY FARM–“ON THE GROUND PREMIERE, MAY DAY, MAY 1, 2014 On May Day, celebrated as International Workers Day or Labor Day around the world, activists are on the ground fighting for corporate accountability, jobs and the environment. In the D.C. Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, a coalition […]