‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 28, 2017: Nina Turner on Our Revolution’s ‘Summer of Progress’…Janine Jackson on Mosul, Fox News and Right-Wing Trolls…Activists Rally for Medicare for All, Trans Rights and BDS

On this show, the political organization, Our Revolution, founded by Senator Bernie Sanders, launches its ‘Summer of Progress’ campaign with a rally on Capitol Hill and a push for eight pieces of legislation called the Peoples platform. We speak to the new president of Our Revolution, former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner. Also, it’s the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2016: Post Election–Killing the TPP Once and For All…The ‘Alt-Right’ Meets in DC…A Call for New Leadership at the DNC

The election is over. Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States and activists are heading to the streets! We speak to Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, organizers of four days of actions starting Nov. 12 in DC against the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty, which, it is believed, that […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 29, 2015–EXPLORING DYSTOPIA AS OUR REALITY

JANUARY 29, 2015 EXPLORING DYSTOPIA AS OUR REALITY When it comes to state violence, surveillance and repression, is our reality stranger than fiction? Today we’re introducing our new Arts and politics segment for each fourth Thursday of the month. Today, we’ll consider literature and movies that depict a dystopia—defined as a society characterized by human […]