‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 3, 2017: George Orwell’s 1984 in 2017?…A School Privatizer to Direct Public Schools?…More Headlines

This week, our theme is the novel 1984, what is Orwellian in our world where there are alternative facts, where science is denied, where White Supremacists are boldly assuming or are being nominated for positions of power, and the new president continues to make cavalier remarks about military intervention around the world. We speak to […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JAN. 15, 2015–FROM ‘I AM A MAN’ TO ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’

<strong>JANUARY 15, 2015</strong> <strong>FROM ‘I AM A MAN’ TO ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER'</strong> When the Rev. Martin Luther King was gunned down in 1968 in Memphis—where he had gone to support striking sanitation workers—the workers in the city marched with those iconic signs that read “I Am A Man.” Today—on the day that King would have […]