‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 31, 2019: African Liberation Day 2019…Activists Denounce U.S. Sanctions on Zimbabwe…Saving a Public Hospital in the Nation’s Capital…Plus Headlines

Marchers rallied at the White House on May 25th for African Liberation Day and called on the Trump administration to end crippling sanctions against the Southern African country of Zimbabwe. And in DC, advocates for quality health care vow to continue the fight for DC’s only full service hospital east of the Anacostia River. Plus […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 24, 2019: Six Children Die During (or Just After) U.S. Border Custody…The White Nationalism of Walt Whitman…Headlines on Assange, Venezuela Embassy, Climate Strike and More…

With the deaths of six migrant children in U.S. custody–and hundreds more children still separated from their parents–when will cruel immigration policies bear any responsibility for cruel outcomes? And as DC and cities around the United States launch celebrations of the poet of democracy, Walt Whitman, we speak to one historian about new bodies of […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 17, 2019: The U.S. Breaks Into Venezuela Embassy and Arrests Activists…Part 2 Interview with Gerald Horne on ‘White Supremacy Confronted’…Plus Headlines: Fourth Migrant Child Dies in Feds Custody, Green New Deal Tour and More…

The U.S. breaks Into Venezuela embassy and arrests activists…Part 2 Interview with Gerald Horne on New S. Africa Book, ‘White Supremacy Confronted’…Plus Headlines: Fourth Migrant Child Dies in Feds Custody, Green New Deal Tour and More…  If you enjoy our grassroots news show, which we provide free online, on podcast and on Pacifica stations and […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 10, 2019: GERALD HORNE’S NEW BOOK ON SOUTH AFRICA, ‘WHITE SUPREMACY CONFRONTED’. PLUS, HEADLINES ON THE OCCUPATION OF THE VENEZUELAN EMBASSY BY INVITED PEACE ACTIVISTS, AND MORE…

As South African voters went to the polls this week, marking 25 years since the end of the racist apartheid system, we spend the hour with the author and activist Professor Gerald Horne and his new book, White Supremacy Confronted: U.S. Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. the Liberation of Southern Africa, from Rhodes to Mandela. Plus […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 3, 2019–A MILLION CUBANS MARCH ON MAY DAY, IN SUPPORT OF WORKERS AND AGAINST EXPANDED U.S. BLOCKADE AND SANCTIONS. PLUS MORE REPORTS FROM CUBA

For this show, we are in Havana, Cuba, where millions of Cubans celebrated May Day in support of workers and against the expanded United States economic blockade and sanctions. The May 1 celebration occurred as representatives meeting here from around the world stood in solidarity with the government of Venezuela as it defeated an attempted […]