‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, SEPT 4, 2014–A NATIONAL STRIKE BY FAST-FOOD WORKERS, MORE ON THE LINKS BETWEEN LABOR AND BLACK LIVES MATTER

SEPT. 4, 2014 THREE DAYS AFTER LABOR DAY, fast food workers are on a national strike. And we continue with part two our discussion about the links between the struggles of low-wage workers and the emerging fight for public resources being used for human needs, not police militarization and wars. Guests and Voices: Author and […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUGUST 28, 2014–CAN THE FERGUSON MOMENT LEAD TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE?

AUGUST 28, 2014 CAN THE FERGUSON MOMENT LEAD TO ECONOMIC JUSTICE? As we approach Labor Day, can the groundswell of activism that has emerged around Ferguson be directed toward Justice AND jobs? Part one of a discussion. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Salim Adofo, Amani Al-Khatahbeh and Richard Prince.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUGUST 7, 2014–THE LARGEST RALLY EVER IN THE U.S. FOR PALESTINIAN RIGHTS, THE AFRICA SUMMIT

AUGUST 7, 2014 THOUSANDS GATHER outside the White House in what is called the largest rally ever in the U.S. for Palestinian rights. Also,the Africa Summit winds up in the nation’s capital. Guests and voices: Gerald Horne, Cornel West, John Dugard.

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 3, 2014–‘RIGHT-WING GANG’ ON THE SUPREME COURT

JULY 3, 2014 A ‘RIGHT-WING GANG’ ON THE SUPREME COURT With two rulings this week that strike a blow at the rights of women and labor, many are asking, what can we do about the right-wing gang on the Supreme Court that is giving corporations more and more power—and taking away rights of people–especially women. […]