‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOV. 17, 2017: Richard Wolff on the Russian Revolution…DC in the Era of Climate Change: Activists Head to Puerto Rico to Help Build Sustainable Communities…Headlines on Zimbabwe, GOP Tax Plan, UN Climate Summit, Maryland African Burial Ground and More

Today, a second examination of the Russian Revolution at its centennial. Today’s remarks are by the economist Richard Wolff, who breaks down some seldom heard history and discusses successes and failures of the former Soviet Union. And because part of that history is the fact that the Soviet union was decisive in the defeat of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCT. 27, 2017: Thomas Sankara and Che Guevara Remembered as a New Pan-African Movement Emerges…Official Lies from the Trump White House…Headlines on Immigration, A Coup by the Big Banks…Gabbard and Booker Propose Separate Pro-Environment Legislation

On this show, the first in a series of segments marking important anniversaries in 2017. On October 15, 1987, the African leader and visionary Thomas Sankara was assassinated after making revolutionary changes in the country that was named Upper Volta by French colonizers and that he renamed Burkino Faso. Also, on October 9, 1967, Cuban […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCT. 20, 2017: The Death of Children in For-Profit Foster Care…300,000 Immigrants With ‘Protected Status’ Threatened With Deportation…Headlines on Puerto Rico, Trump, Media and More

Ryan Grim, Washington bureau chief for the Intercept, joins us to talk about dozens of children dying in the custody of for-profit foster care homes that are funded with our tax dollars. Gerald Horne breaks down international affairs, including Niger and the right-wing swing in Austria. And we hear about immigrants, including Haitians, El Salvadorans […]