‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 15, 2016–DEMOCRACY SPRING AT THE U.S. CAPITOL AND THE NEW POETRY ANTHOLOGY ‘RESISTING ARREST’

On what is traditionally Tax Day, hundreds at the U.S. Capitol are arrested as a part of Democracy Spring to get money out of politics, to advocate for voting rights and for racial justice. We hear voices from the racial justice rally at Democracy Awakening. Also, Tony Medina, editor of the new poetry anthology, Resisting […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 14, 2016–PROTESTERS SAY SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO AND A NEW BOOK SAYS, WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!

During the week when President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address, we went OUTSIDE the White House, where the cry was SHUT IT DOWN, meaning shut down the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay Prison, site of indefinite detention and torture. Also, authors and artists of a new book, WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!: Twenty […]