‘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 AUGUST 12, 2016–Baltimore’s Police State…A Back-To-School Boycott of Walmart…Gerald Horne on South Africa’s Elections, Brazil and the West’s ‘Loose Talk’ of War with Russia

Gerald Horne discusses the latest Department of Justice Report detailing the horror we already knew of Baltimore’s Black community basically living in a totalitarian, Jim Crow, police state. We also hear from the president of the Washington Teachers’ Union that is part of a national action to discourage teachers and parents from buying school supplies […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 5, 2016–A New National Platform for the Movement for Black Lives…The “After Bern” in DC…Thousands of Journalists of Color Descend on DC

A New National Platform for the Movement for Black Lives…The “After Bern” in DC…Thousands of Journalists of Color Descend on DC for a convention of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Plus headlines on the National Night Out for Safety and Liberation and other Black Lives Matter news; […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 1, 2016–SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND THE SURVEILLANCE STATE; ACTIVISM IS NOT TERRORISM

Social Movements and the Surveillance State, a panel co-sponsored by the Bill of Rights Defense Committee and Defending Dissent Foundation, DC Jacobin and the DC Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, held at the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library in Northwest DC Monday, June 27, 2016. Participants: Chip Gibbons (Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent […]