‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APR. 22, 2016–ON EARTH DAY, FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN AND HOW HAS THE 2015 PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT IMPACTED THE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT?

We talk to people fighting for justice for the residents of Flint, Michigan, who have been poisoned by actions of the state. We also talk to environmentalists about what has happened since last November’s historic Paris Climate Agreement, and we’ll catch up with local activists in the DMV who are continuing to wage battle with […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SPECIAL–AFTER DEMOCRACY SPRING, THE DEMOCRACY AWAKENING RALLY AT THE U.S. CAPITOL, APRIL 17, 2016

After a week when hundreds were arrested at the U.S. Capitol in the Democracy Spring movement, thousands gathered at the Capitol for the Democracy Awakening rally on Sunday April 17, 2016. Featured speakers included the Rev. William Barber II of the Moral Monday Movement; Cornell William Brooks, president of the NAACP; David Goodman, brother of […]