‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 19, 2017: THE F-WORD WITH JEROME SCOTT OF THE LEAGUE OF REVOLUTIONARY BLACK WORKERS…FIGHTING TO KEEP AN OPEN INTERNET…HONORING MALCOLM X…AND MORE

On today’s show, “The F-Word,” our monthly discussion on fascism. This month’s guest is Jerome Scott, veteran activist, labor organizer and founding member of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which organized in the auto plants of Detroit in the 1960s-70s. And this is the birthday of human rights giant and Muslim minister Malcolm X. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 3, 2017: As Trump Addresses Congress, Activists Deliver “Resistance Address” at White House…Headlines on Sessions, the DNC Divide, the EPA, ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary and More

As President Trump made his first address to a joint session of Congress and received raving reviews from corporate media, the grassroots resistance to Trump is still rolling deep in DC. On this show we hear voices from among the broad coalition of activists, including the actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell, deliver what they called […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 10, 2017: On the Front Lines With Asylum Seekers and Immigrants from Central America…DAPL Water Protectors Vow to Resist Pipeline…Headlines on Jeff Sessions, Black Lives Matter and More

As President Trump’s overturned executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries continues to wind its way through the courts, lawyers in DC and around the country continue to take up the cause of asylum-seekers and immigrants from our own hemisphere, from Central and South America. Today we speak with attorneys about controversial family detention […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2016: How the Left Must Fight Back…Bernie Sanders and Water Protectors in DC at Global Day of Solidarity with Standing Rock…Thousands of DC Students Stage Walkout to Show Unity Against Trump

This week, the week after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States,has been a time of tremendous action here in DC. As this city and region continues to reverberate from Trumps election, our streets have been filled with activists, including students, environmentalists, and those celebrating the apparent death of […]