‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2018: What If Public Transit Was Free?…Michael Moore Talks Before 11/9 Premiere…Heat on the Catholic Church…Gerald Horne on China “Trade War” and More…

On today’s show:DC IN THE ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE: PART 2 If public transportation was free, would more people give up the single passenger car? We speak to three experts who also ride those pricey Metro trains in DC. And we caught up with Filmmaker Michael Moore before the DC premiere of his new movie, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 20, 2018: The F-Word: Ray McGovern on the Military-Industrial Complex, Syria and ‘RussiaGate’…Headlines on Gaza, Wells Fargo, China and More…

On today’s show former CIA officer turned peace activist Ray McGovern on what is really happening in Syria, what ‘Russiagate’ is really about, and breaking news about all the DC palace intrigue, chaos, positioning, spinning and plotting. Of course Gerald Horne joins us to break down international news. More Headlines: -Some members of Congress have […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAR 16, 2018: The F-Word: Margaret Stevens on Fascism Exported to the Caribbean and Africa…Students Say Disarm the NRA…Gerald Horne on May’s Russia Gamble…Headlines on Yemen, Deregulation of Banks and More…

On this show, our first 2018 episode of ‘The F-Word,’ when we talk about fascism. Professor Margaret Stevens, author of the new book, Red International and Black Caribbean: Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies 1919 to 1939, joins us And one million students marching around the country to demand sensible gun […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 14, 2017: Does the U.S. Really Want Peace in Syria?…The Complete Breakdown of the U.S. Media…Headlines on United, Pushback to Trump Militarism and More…

On today’s show, we are going to continue to talk real talk about war and violence in our society. Even despite whatever physical, mental or emotional protections we want to create for ourselves, it is difficult to live in April 2017 without also experiencing violence in some way—whether it be continued US-involved killing of men, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 3, 2016–REPORT FROM LONDON…THE TPP’S GLOBAL CORPORATE GRAB…THE FIGHTBACK AGAINST PERPETUAL U.S. WAR

Gerald Horne, just returned from London, gives an exclusive report on what’s happening there and on other current events. Then we present two more voices from the recent ‘Breaking Through Power’ mobilization in DC: Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, on how the TPP—or Trans Pacific Partnership-will give corporations more power than […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, SEPT. 10, 2015–DC’S NEW ‘ANTI-CRIME’ BILL AND PROTESTERS GIVE SAUDI ARABIA’S KING AN ‘UN-ROYAL’ WELCOME AT THE WHITE HOUSE

SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 At a town hall meeting called by the ACLU, residents of Ward 8 in Washington, DC express frustration with Mayor Muriel Bowser’s new anti-crime plan that they say targets their community without helping it. Also, protesters give Saudi Arabia’s king an UN-royal welcome at the White House. Voices include Medea Benjamin,the Rev. […]

‘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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 12, 2014–VOICES OF THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED: HOUSE REPUBLICANS, LED BY JOHN BOEHNER AND ERIC CANTOR, CONTINUE TO TURN THEIR BACKS ON THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED. ALSO, A SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR JAILED WHISTLE BLOWER JOHN KIRIAKOU

JUNE 12, 2014 VOICES OF THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED: HOUSE REPUBLICANS, LED BY JOHN BOEHNER AND ERIC CANTOR, CONTINUE TO TURN THEIR BACKS ON THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED. We hear the stories of those who have been forgotten. And when it comes to illegal torture by the CIA, the only American jailed right now is the whistle […]