‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 22, 2019: Cynthia McKinney on How the U.S. Creates Sh*thole Countries…Voices from UN Conference on Women…Headlines on Venezuela, Bolsonaro Visit, Liberians Face Deportation Deadline…And More…

Cynthia McKinney on How the U.S. Creates Sh*thole Countries…Voices from UN Conference on Women…Headlines on Venezuela, Bolsonaro Visit, Liberians Face Deportation Deadline…And More…  VOICES: Cynthia McKinney, Gerald Horne, Desiree Harp, Ruihana Paenga, Fata Acquoi, Michele Roberts, Chantal James, Esther Iverem-host. Bonus Audio: Part two with Cynthia McKinney on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/25553475 If you enjoy our grassroots […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 1, 2019: Five Ways that Cohen’s Testimony Debunks ‘Russiagate’…Voices from the Baltimore No War, No Sanctions, No Coup Rally on Feb. 23…Headlines on Intro of Medicare for All and More…

Will testimony by Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, drive a stake into the heart of Russiagate? Nation writer Aaron Mate says don’t bet on it. And at protests across the U.S. and world, thousands gather to say no war, no sanctions no coup in Venezuela.” Plus Headlines on Jayapal’s Medicare for All bill in the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2019: Venezuela’s Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism and Propaganda…Headlines on Bernie Sanders…Saudi Arabia…Nukes…And More

Political lines are being drawn about national sovereignty, democracy and U.S. interventionist wars around the globe. This time, Venezuela is at the epicenter of the international struggle against U.S. imperialism and propaganda. Headlines: Venezuela…Rallying Against the Border Wall and Declaration of ‘National Emergency’…Bernie Sanders…Saudi Arabia…Nukes…And More Voices: Steve Ellner, Gerald Horne, Bernie Sanders If you […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines: Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes … Trump’s Wall and ‘Emergency,’ Immigration and More

Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines on Trump’s Wall and “National Emergency,” Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes, Immigration, Social Security and More.  If you enjoy our grassroots news show, which we provide free online, on podcast and on Pacifica stations and affiliates, please click here or click on […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2019: Trump Defies Judge’s Order to Reunite Migrant Children Seized from Parents…MD Activists Risk Arrest to Preserve African Burial Ground…Headlines on Green New Deal, SOTU and More

As the Trump administration pursues a coup in Venezuela and futile plans for a border wall, it defies a court order to reunite hundreds if not thousands of migrant children illegally seized from their parents. And activists in Maryland are arrested as part of a two-year campaign to create a memorial for an African Burial Ground […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Juan Guaido: Made in the USA…Extinction Rebellion Launches in the US…Headlines on Congress and Anti-BDS Legislation and Much More

As the Trump Administration continues an attempted coup in Venezuela, we interview journalist Dan Cohen about his new article: The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. Also, Extinction Rebellion, the civil disobedience movement that sprang up in Europe to fight climate change, lifts off in the U.S. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 25, 2018: After Gaza, a Focus on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement…Janine Jackson on New Dangers for U.S. Freedom of Speech…Headlines on North Korea, Iran, Venezuela, NFL and more

On this show, as U.S. activists respond to the recent massacre in Gaza by ramping up the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement, they are opposing a bill advancing in Congress that would strip Americans of the right to boycott the apartheid state of Israel. We speak to Benjamin Douglas, an organizer with the DC Metro chapter […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 30, 2017: Trump Wants the Poorest to Pay More for Housing…Progressives Square off with the ‘Alt-Right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing Genocide in West Papua…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, Public Transit and More…

In DC this week, the resistance rolled on. Advocates for public housing speak out… Progressives square off with the ‘alt-right’ at the Lincoln Memorial…Exposing genocide in West Papua… Gerald Horne weighs in on the ratcheting up of tensions in Syria and Venezuela…Headlines on Trumpcare, the EPA, public transit and more… Image from photo by Rosie […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 2, 2017: Trump Withdraws from Paris Climate Agreement…Bernie Sanders Addresses the Class of 2017…Headlines on Hate Crimes, Solidarity with Venezuela and More

On today’s show, a tale of sorts of two speeches and of two very divergent world views. On June 1, in a surreal scene at the White House, Donald Trump announced that he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. We talk to Scott Edwards of Food and Water Watch about what […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 28, 2017: Voices Championing Science and the Planet…Villifying Wikileaks and RT…Headlines on Trump’s First 100 Days, North Korea, The People’s Climate March

Voices offstage at the March for Science, which kicked-off this entire week of actions in DC leading to Saturday’s People’s Climate March. We hear voices of those in the trenches of universities, hospitals, of saving an environment habitable for humans. Also, it’s the fourth Friday and we have an extended conversation about media and culture […]