‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 10, 2017: International Women’s Day…Focus on Native American Women…Native Nation’s Rising Action in DC

Special show for International Women’s Day featuring conversation, music and poetry about Native American women, who are on the frontlines of resistance and are playing a key role in the growing unity among indigenous peoples of the Americas. Many are in DC for the Native Nations Rising Actions beginning March 7 and culminating in mass […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 3, 2017: As Trump Addresses Congress, Activists Deliver “Resistance Address” at White House…Headlines on Sessions, the DNC Divide, the EPA, ‘Bloody Sunday’ Anniversary and More

As President Trump made his first address to a joint session of Congress and received raving reviews from corporate media, the grassroots resistance to Trump is still rolling deep in DC. On this show we hear voices from among the broad coalition of activists, including the actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell, deliver what they called […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 16, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 3: Social Justice Activism…Actions to Stand with Standing Rock and Against a Muslim Registry…Veteran Intelligence Professionals Debunk Russia Hack Hysteria

Part 3 of our series. Black Power: 50 Years in DC, Nineteen Sixty-Six to Two Thousand Sixteen, marking the half century anniversary of the call for Black Power in this country in 1966. Weve looked at economics through the lens or labor, housing, gentrification and a bit of local politics. And today we look at […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2016: How the Left Must Fight Back…Bernie Sanders and Water Protectors in DC at Global Day of Solidarity with Standing Rock…Thousands of DC Students Stage Walkout to Show Unity Against Trump

This week, the week after the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States,has been a time of tremendous action here in DC. As this city and region continues to reverberate from Trumps election, our streets have been filled with activists, including students, environmentalists, and those celebrating the apparent death of […]