‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 14, 2017: Guantanamo and Islamophobia in the Trump Era…Trump in Paris…Women March on the NRA…And More

On this show, we hear from attorneys and activists seeking justice for those among the 41 remaining prisoners at Guantanamo, who have been caged and tortured for more than a decade but not charged with any crime. Now Donald Trump says he wants to send more people to Guantanamo, people he describes as “bad dudes.” […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 14, 2016–PROTESTERS SAY SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO AND A NEW BOOK SAYS, WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!

During the week when President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address, we went OUTSIDE the White House, where the cry was SHUT IT DOWN, meaning shut down the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay Prison, site of indefinite detention and torture. Also, authors and artists of a new book, WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!: Twenty […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JUNE 12, 2014–VOICES OF THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED: HOUSE REPUBLICANS, LED BY JOHN BOEHNER AND ERIC CANTOR, CONTINUE TO TURN THEIR BACKS ON THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED. ALSO, A SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR JAILED WHISTLE BLOWER JOHN KIRIAKOU

JUNE 12, 2014 VOICES OF THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED: HOUSE REPUBLICANS, LED BY JOHN BOEHNER AND ERIC CANTOR, CONTINUE TO TURN THEIR BACKS ON THE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED. We hear the stories of those who have been forgotten. And when it comes to illegal torture by the CIA, the only American jailed right now is the whistle […]