‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 19, 2019: Freshmen Progressive Congresswomen Speak Out…Historic Meeting in Africa…Headlines on House Passage of $15 Min. Wage and More..

After announced immigrant raids all but fizzled, this week, the Trump administration turned to attack four progressive members of Congress, all women of color, who fought back. And as the politics of distraction heats up before the 2020 election, progressive activism keeps the focus on policy and human needs. Plus headlines: Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 12, 2019: Asylum Seeker Tells Story of Her Daughter’s Death After Stay at U.S. Border Facility…Trump Plans ‘Raids’ on Immigrant Families…Headlines on New Africa Trade Bloc and More…

Days before the Trump administration is set to begin raids on immigrant families around the country, Yazmin Juarez, who came to the U.S. seeking asylum, offers heart-wrenching testimony to Congress about the death of her daughter just after she was released from a U.S. border detention facility. And as British commandos still hold a seized […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 5, 2019: ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp Counters Trump Tanks on July 4…Marking Ten Years Since U.S.Backed Honduras Coup…Headlines on #All Out in DC on July 6 Against White Supremacist Rally and More…

As Donald Trump spends millions to promote U.S. militarism on Independence Day, anti-war activists gather on the national mall to denounce tanks and war planes used as political props. And as outrage grows over increased abuse of asylum seekers by the U.S. federal government,  human rights defenders mark the tenth anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup […]