‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 3, 2016–REPORT FROM LONDON…THE TPP’S GLOBAL CORPORATE GRAB…THE FIGHTBACK AGAINST PERPETUAL U.S. WAR

Gerald Horne, just returned from London, gives an exclusive report on what’s happening there and on other current events. Then we present two more voices from the recent ‘Breaking Through Power’ mobilization in DC: Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, on how the TPP—or Trans Pacific Partnership-will give corporations more power than […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEB. 4, 2016–LAUNCHING BLACK HISTORY MONTH, THAT U.N. REPORT ON AFRICAN AMERICANS, CONVERSATIONS WITH GULLAH PEOPLE AND ANGELA DAVIS SPEAKS ON THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT

Launching Black History Month, what the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent reported at the end of their recent visit to the United States, conversations with Gullah people of Hilton Head, S.C. and what Angela Davis had to say about the Black Lives Matter Movement during a recent visit to D.C. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, NOV. 19, 2015 — MARCHING AGAINST THE TPP AND OPPOSING EXELON’S TAKEOVER OF DC’S ELECTRIC UTILITY, PEPCO

As the world continues to reel from terror attacks, activists marched in DC this week against economic violence—the violence that would be wrought by the Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty or TPP, a global corporate takeover that is flying under the radar as Congress must vote in the coming weeks to approve it or not approve […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, MAY 7, 2015–THE WAR AT HOME AND THE WAR ABROAD

MAY 7, 2015 THE WAR AT HOME AND THE WAR ABROAD We spend the hour with writer and activist Gerald Horne, discussing the Baltimore uprising, police brutality and economics, including the priorities for U.S. spending, war and the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty. GUEST: Professor Gerald Horne. OTHER VOICES: Maria Hamilton, founder of the Million Moms March. […]

‘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, JAN. 29, 2015–EXPLORING DYSTOPIA AS OUR REALITY

JANUARY 29, 2015 EXPLORING DYSTOPIA AS OUR REALITY When it comes to state violence, surveillance and repression, is our reality stranger than fiction? Today we’re introducing our new Arts and politics segment for each fourth Thursday of the month. Today, we’ll consider literature and movies that depict a dystopia—defined as a society characterized by human […]