‘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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 21, 2017: The F-Word: Fania Davis on Trump, American Fascism and the Power of Resistance

Fania Davis breaks down seven alarming fascist trends of the Trump administration, explains how the system of restorative justice can disrupt the prison-industrial complex and offers praise for and hope about new movements for social justice. Fania Davis, co-founder and director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, long-time social justice activist, professor, civil rights attorney […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 14, 2017: Does the U.S. Really Want Peace in Syria?…The Complete Breakdown of the U.S. Media…Headlines on United, Pushback to Trump Militarism and More…

On today’s show, we are going to continue to talk real talk about war and violence in our society. Even despite whatever physical, mental or emotional protections we want to create for ourselves, it is difficult to live in April 2017 without also experiencing violence in some way—whether it be continued US-involved killing of men, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 7, 2017: Trump Attacks Syria as the Peace Movement Organizes and Remembers King…Is Syria Chemical ‘Attack’ Deja Vu?…Healthcare Professionals Push for Medicare For All…More Headlines

This week, the focus in DC is on war. While the Trump regime attacks Syria, and rattles the saber over North Korea and Yemen, progressives here and around the country took out time to mark the 100th anniversary of this country’s entry into World War One and the 50th anniversary of the historic speech by […]