‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 17, 2017: Jill Stein on Fighting Fascism and Resisting Neoliberalism…Headlines on Netanyahu Visit, DAPL and Black History

This is the third week of the month when we have our segment “The F-Word,” exploring fascism today. My special guest is Jill Stein, U.S. presidential candidate for the Green Party in 2016 and 2012. I speak to her in advance of her appearance on the program “Next Steps for Independent Politics: Fighting Fascism and […]

‘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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 19, 2016: Stop the FOP…A Town Hall Against Police Murders and Mass Incarceration…’The F-Word’ about Fascism in the U.S. with Historian and Author Robin Kelley

In this show, we speak to one of the organizers who shut down a gathering of the Fraternal Order of the Police in Baltimore and we speak to the convener of a TOWN HALL MEETING AGAINST POLICE MURDERS & MASS INCARCERATION in DC. Finally, in the second half Historian and Author Robin Kelley will join […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, OCT. 15, 2015–FOLLOWING THE ‘JUSTICE OR ELSE’ MARCH AND THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, A FOCUS ON ACTIVISM AND ECONOMICS

OCTOBER 15, 2015 Following up the October 10 “Justice or Else” march and the first Democratic presidential debate, this show focuses on activism and economics. We speak to Black Lives Matter activist Kymone Freeman and activist Ruth Caplan, about new initiatives to create more control over our public dollars. Then in the second half of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 18, 2015–THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JUNETEENTH INTERSECTS WITH AN INCREASINGLY URGENT BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND THE MASSACRE OF NINE AFRICAN-AMERICANS BY AN AVOWED WHITE SUPREMACIST

JUNE 18, 2015 THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JUNETEENTH INTERSECTS WITH AN INCREASINGLY URGENT BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AND THE MASSACRE OF NINE AFRICAN-AMERICANS BY AN AVOWED WHITE SUPREMACIST…AND CAN PEOPLE POWER OVERCOME THE CORPORATE STATE AND THE TPP? THIS MONTH’S INSTALLMENT OF ‘THE F-WORD. Also headlines. Guests and Voices: Lynae Pindell of Baltimore Say Her […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, MAR. 19, 2015–A TOWN HALL FOR DC HOMECARE WORKERS AND AUTHOR SAM ANDERSON DISCUSSES THE ‘PRE-FASCIST’ SOCIETY

MARCH 19, 2015 A TOWN HALL FOR DC HOMECARE WORKERS AND AUTHOR SAM ANDERSON ON THE ‘PRE-FASCIST’ SOCIETY Economist and author Julianne Malveaux moderates a town hall about the plight of DC homecare workers and this month’s installment of “The F word” with author, activist and educator Sam Anderson. Guests and Voices: Julianne Malveaux, Sam […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, FEB.19, 2015–BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE, ‘THE F WORD’ AND MORE

FEBRUARY 19, 2015 BLACK HISTORY AND STATE VIOLENCE During Black History Month 2015, the Black Lives Matter Movement forces us to examine the long history of physical and economic violence by the state against African Americans…A conversation for this month’s installment of “The F Word” with veteran activists and educators Rosemari Mealy and Sam Anderson…Also, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 22, 2015–FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE, #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND

JANUARY 22, 2015 FROM SELMA TO FERGUSON TO GAZA TO HERE On #RECLAIM MLK WEEKEND, thousands of people, from Oakland to LA to Miami to Maine, to New York City and of course to DC were out in the streets, continuing to draw the links between denied human rights and state violence here in the […]