‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 22, 2018: ‘Killing Gaza’ Documentary Exposes Israel War Crimes…Activist Discusses Decision to Be Arrested…Gerald Horne on Legacy of Racist Child Separation…Poor People’s Campaign Readies for Mass Rally…

The Documentary ‘Killing Gaza’ Exposes Israel War Crimes…Activist Lydia Curtis Discusses Decision to Be Arrested…Gerald Horne on U.S. Legacy of Racist Child Separation…Poor People’s Campaign Readies for Mass Rally… Voices: Dan Cohen, Gerald Horne, Manolo do los Santos, Lydia Curtis, Savina Martin On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation’s Capital (www.onthegroundshow.org) is a […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 15, 2018: The F-Word: Abba Solomon on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity…And thousands Gather to Say Stop Separating Immigrant Children from their Parents…Week Five of the Poor People’s Campaign…And Headlines

On this show, this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism, with author Abba Solomon speaking on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity. And it’s Week Five of the Poor People’s campaign and thousands (including Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) gather on Capitol Hill and across the country to say stop separating immigrant children […]

‘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 MAY 25, 2018: After Gaza, a Focus on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement…Janine Jackson on New Dangers for U.S. Freedom of Speech…Headlines on North Korea, Iran, Venezuela, NFL and more

On this show, as U.S. activists respond to the recent massacre in Gaza by ramping up the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement, they are opposing a bill advancing in Congress that would strip Americans of the right to boycott the apartheid state of Israel. We speak to Benjamin Douglas, an organizer with the DC Metro chapter […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 18, 2018: The F-Word–Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka on Dangers to Freedom of Speech and Democracy…Peace Activists Say Try Netanyahu for War Crimes….Launch of Poor People’s Campaign at U.S. Capitol…Plus Headlines

On today’s show, a tremendous week in DC, marked by demonstrations denouncing that massacre of peaceful protesters in Gaza and the launch of the national Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. And it’s the third show of the month, our time to talk about fascism on our segment The F-Word. Jill Stein […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 4, 2018: May Day 2018…Comedian Michelle Wolf Shakes Up the Beltway Press…Headlines on Teachers, Auto Emissions Lawsuit, Report from New Museum on Lynching and More…

On today’s show, voices from May Day, International Workers Day, celebrated here in DC, in solidarity with people around the country and world. And that performance by comedian Michelle Wolf at the White House Correspondents Dinner is still raising controversy. And the response to it is proof positive that the corporate media can dish it […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 20, 2018: The F-Word: Ray McGovern on the Military-Industrial Complex, Syria and ‘RussiaGate’…Headlines on Gaza, Wells Fargo, China and More…

On today’s show former CIA officer turned peace activist Ray McGovern on what is really happening in Syria, what ‘Russiagate’ is really about, and breaking news about all the DC palace intrigue, chaos, positioning, spinning and plotting. Of course Gerald Horne joins us to break down international news. More Headlines: -Some members of Congress have […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 6, 2018: 50 Years After King’s Assassination…At The Rally To End Racism…Activists Condemn Massacre of Palestinians by IDF and U.S. Police Killings…Plus Headlines

This week and show marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. We speak with Sean Blackmon, organizer in the Movement for Black Lives. we also have Voices from the Rally to End Racism and from a rally to condemn the massacre of unarmed Palestinian protesters by Israel Defense […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR 30, 2018: ‘Gaslighting’ the Public…Media Critic Janine Jackson on 50 Years After Kerner…15 Years After Start of Iraq Invasion…Unheard Voices from the March for Our Lives and Headlines on Education, Climate and More…

On today’s show, truth and lies in the news. ‘Gaslighting’ is a form of manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted group, hoping to make them question their own memory, perception, and sanity. We speak with media critic Janine Jackson and with our geopolitical […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR 16, 2018: The F-Word: Margaret Stevens on Fascism Exported to the Caribbean and Africa…Students Say Disarm the NRA…Gerald Horne on May’s Russia Gamble…Headlines on Yemen, Deregulation of Banks and More…

On this show, our first 2018 episode of ‘The F-Word,’ when we talk about fascism. Professor Margaret Stevens, author of the new book, Red International and Black Caribbean: Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies 1919 to 1939, joins us And one million students marching around the country to demand sensible gun […]