‘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 […]