‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 28, 2018: After Dramatic Testimony, Senate Committee Votes on Kavanaugh…Author Walter Mosley…DC In the Era of Climate Change Part 3…Plus Headlines on the U.N., Jane Fonda Documentary and More

After a day of dramatic testimony and many unanswered questions remaining, the Senate Judiciary Committee votes on whether to approve Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for full Senate confirmation. And in the third installment of our series, DC in the era of Climate Change, a controversial proposed electric substation near a school in DC has […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 25, 2016–ACTIVISTS FOR POLICE REFORM IN MARYLAND, THE SOUTH CAROLINA BLACK VOTE FOR HILLARY CLINTON, AND THE BLACK LOVE EXPERIENCE IN DC

Why are Black voters in South Carolina a firewall for Hillary Clinton? We get perspectives from James Early and hear from Danny Glover and Spike Lee. Also, activists for police reform in Maryland come out in full force in Annapolis. And ‘The Black Love Experience’ is a big hit in DC. Guests and voices: James […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUG. 27, 2015–PROPOSAL DENIED FOR EXELON TO TAKE OVER DC’S ELECTRIC UTILITY, ALSO, ‘THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION’ AND ‘ROSENWALD’–

AUGUST 27, 2015 In a huge David-versus-Goliath victory for activists, The D.C. Public Service Commission denies the proposal by Exelon for a $6.4 billion takeover of the DMV’s electrical utility Pepco. And, on this fourth Thursday dedicated to arts and activism, two movies about social justice: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” and “Rosenwald.” […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, FEB. 5, 2015–DC ACTIVISTS FIGHT THE TAKEOVER OF DC’s ELECTRIC UTILITY BY NUCLEAR GIANT EXELON

FEBRUARY 5, 2015 THE PLANNED TAKEOVER OF DC’s ELECTRIC UTILITY BY A NUCLEAR GIANT On this first day for us of the Winter Fund Drive, we’re talking about a FAR LARGER MONTHLY bill—our electric bill. You may not know about it but there is a planned multi-billion dollar takeover of PEPCO — Washington, DC’s electric […]