‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 12, 2017: Behind the Trump Spectacle…The People’s Climate Movement Scores Victories and Builds Power…Attacks on Voting Rights and Flint Families…Bailing Out Mothers for Mother’s Day

On this show, an extended conversation with author, activist and on the ground contributor Gerald Horne about the latest in Trump’s political and public spectacles, and also the behind-the-scenes actions really impacting people’s lives here in the US and around the globe. And speaking of real impacts, Trump’s first 100-plus days in office have included an assault on our environment and on efforts to combat climate change. Wenonah Hauter of Food and Water Watch will offer her take on the latest. Also, headlines on Flint families threatened with losing their homes, bailing mother’s out of jail for Mother’s Day and more.