‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines: Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes … Trump’s Wall and ‘Emergency,’ Immigration and More

Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines on Trump’s Wall and “National Emergency,” Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes, Immigration, Social Security and More.  If you enjoy our grassroots news show, which we provide free online, on podcast and on Pacifica stations and affiliates, please click here or click on […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2019: Trump Defies Judge’s Order to Reunite Migrant Children Seized from Parents…MD Activists Risk Arrest to Preserve African Burial Ground…Headlines on Green New Deal, SOTU and More

As the Trump administration pursues a coup in Venezuela and futile plans for a border wall, it defies a court order to reunite hundreds if not thousands of migrant children illegally seized from their parents. And activists in Maryland are arrested as part of a two-year campaign to create a memorial for an African Burial Ground […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Juan Guaido: Made in the USA…Extinction Rebellion Launches in the US…Headlines on Congress and Anti-BDS Legislation and Much More

As the Trump Administration continues an attempted coup in Venezuela, we interview journalist Dan Cohen about his new article: The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. Also, Extinction Rebellion, the civil disobedience movement that sprang up in Europe to fight climate change, lifts off in the U.S. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 25, 2019: Imperialism Bares its Teeth in Venezuela…Supporters Rally for Targeted Journalist Marzieh Hashemi…Headlines on Shutdown, Extinction Rebellion U.S. and More

On today’s show, the ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela by the Trump administration underscores the rift between anti-imperialists and those championing American Exceptionalism. And crowds in DC and all over the world rally in support of Press TV journalist Marzieh Hashemi, who was released this week by US officials after being detained and imprisoned for […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 28, 2018: 2018 in Review With Historian Gerald Horne…The New Cold War With China…The New Climate Militancy…Aretha…And MUCH More

2018 in Review With Historian Gerald Horne…The New Cold War With China…The New Climate Militancy…Aretha…And MUCH More 

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 16, 2018: The F-Word: Ajamu Baraka on the Military-Industrial Complex…The Centennial of Armistice Day…Gerald Horne on Poland’s ‘White Power’ March…And More…

One hundred years after the end of World War One, veterans gather to reclaim the true meaning of Armistice Day. And for this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism, human rights activist Ajamu Baraka joins us to talk about the military-industrial complex. Plus headlines: -In climate news, dozens of young environmentalists with the Sunrise […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 9, 2018: The Unreported Voter Suppression in Maryland…EJ Activists and Journalist Jon Jeter on What the Midterm Elections Mean to Them…Headlines on Yemen, The Peace Congress and More

After the Midterm elections, Michele Roberts speaks to environmental justice activists about what the election means for critical issues in their communities. Journalist Jon Jeter also weighs in on the elections: Did vote results in Florida and Georgia raise questions about the Me Too Movement? Pete Tucker reveals the ignored story of voter suppression in […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 2, 2018: Jews and Allies Condemn Trump Outside White House…Gerald Horne on Trump and the 14th Amendment…Voices from the Shutdown of the PLO Mission…

Jews and Allies Condemn Trump Outside White House…Gerald Horne on Trump and the 14th Amendment…Voices from the Shutdown of the PLO Mission…Plus Headlines Headlines: -At a rally in front of the White House, speakers drew connections between a massacre of Jews in Pittsburgh and Trump’s embrace of White nationalism. -In addition to highlighting the rift […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 5, 2018: GOP Bullies at Home and Abroad…DC in the Era of Climate Change Part 4…Walter Mosley Interview Part 2…Headlines: Kavanaugh Protests, Amazon, Afghanistan, Solar Energy and More…

This show includes part four of our series, “DC in the Era of Climate Change,” focusing on the impact of climate change on human health. Pictured: Katie Huffling, executive director of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. (Photo by Esther Iverem) Also part two of our interview with the novelist Walter Mosley. Headlines: –Hundreds […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 28, 2018: After Dramatic Testimony, Senate Committee Votes on Kavanaugh…Author Walter Mosley…DC In the Era of Climate Change Part 3…Plus Headlines on the U.N., Jane Fonda Documentary and More

After a day of dramatic testimony and many unanswered questions remaining, the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on whether to approve Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for full Senate confirmation. And in the third installment of our series, DC in the era of Climate Change, a controversial proposed electric substation near a school in DC has […]