‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2018: What If Public Transit Was Free?…Michael Moore Talks Before 11/9 Premiere…Heat on the Catholic Church…Gerald Horne on China “Trade War” and More…

On today’s show:DC IN THE ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE: PART 2 If public transportation was free, would more people give up the single passenger car? We speak to three experts who also ride those pricey Metro trains in DC. And we caught up with Filmmaker Michael Moore before the DC premiere of his new movie, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2018: Ten Years After the 2008 Economic Crash…DC in the Era of Climate Change…Headlines on More War in Syria?…A Progressive Plan to Expand Social Security and More…

As Hurricane Florence batters the Mid-Atlantic, a discussion with Kristina Dahl of the Union of Concerned Scientists about how the nation’s capital is impacted by worsening climate change. And ten years ago this week, there was the world economic crash of 2008, which resulted in millions of Americans “losing their jobs and homes. Now, a […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 3, 2018: How Children Are Impacted By Family Separation…A Region Effort to Protect Teen Girls…Headlines on Facebook, March on the NRA, Zimbabwe and More…

How Children Are Impacted By Family Separation…A Region Effort to Protect Teen Girls… Headlines on: -Toddler dies after being released from ICE detention. -March on the NRA -Rally for Missing Children -Protest Poor Conditions of DC Jail -Palestine-Ahed Tamimi -Culture and Media: -Comedy Benefit for Climate -Night out for Safety and Liberation -Facebook, -Gerald Horne […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 27, 2018: Makani Themba on Russia-phobia, police brutality, the kidnapping of immigrant children and the movie ‘Sorry to Bother You’…Gerald Horne on the BRICS Summit..Headlines on the Youth Climate March, #RedforFeds federal workers rally… And more….

Makani Themba on Russia-phobia, police brutality, the kidnapping of immigrant children and the movie ‘Sorry to Bother You’…Gerald Horne on the BRICS Summit Headlines: March and Sit-in for Immigrant Families Youth Climate March Zero Hour #RedforFeds Federal Workers Rally Takoma Park, MD Development BRICS Summit in South Africa A Rewrite of the 14th Amendment? Voices: […]

‘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 […]