‘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, 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, 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. […]