‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 30, 2019: Rallying for the Amazon Rainforest and Against a Child Migrant ‘Detention Facility’ in DC

With a combination of anger and mourning at the intentional burning of the Amazon Rainforest, activists from Extinction Rebellion and other groups rally outside the Brazilian Embassy, demanding an end to the destruction. And hundreds rallied in Northwest DC to protest the leasing of a building to serve as a detention center for immigrant children. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 23, 2019: Walter Hixson on the Israel Lobby, Israel and the Violence of Settler Colonial States–(Rebroadcast with Updates)

Israel’s banning of two Congresswomen, two Muslim women of color, because of their support for the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions movement, was just the latest in an ongoing series of political firestorms involving the relationship between Israel and the United States, and the power that Israel and the Israeli lobby exert on U.S. laws, including free […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 16, 2019: Marking the August Date of African Presence in Jamestown 1619…Anniversaries of Ferguson and Bombings in Yemen…Headlines on Climate, Israel’s Banning of Tlaib and Omar…And More

Late August 2019 is the actual time period marking the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the English colony of Jamestown in 1619. So we have a rebroadcast of our interview with historian Gerald Horne about this international commemoration and opportunity to reexamine the world-altering impact of the enslavement of African people. And […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 9, 2019: The Fightback: From DC, to Mississippi, to Venezuela, to Mozambique…Headlines on the U.S. and Guns and More…

From DC, to Mississippi, to Venezuela, to Mozambique, people all over the globe are fighting back against white supremacy and U.S. imperialist violence. And with accused mass murderers echoing the racist rhetoric of Donald J. Trump, a reprise of our conversation with author Henry Giroux, about the rise of neoliberal fascism in the United States […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 2, 2019: Rebroadcast with Updates: Reporting from Cuba…Cubans March and Speak Out for their Revolution and Against Heightened U.S. Sanctions and Blockade. Plus Headlines

On the Ground was in Cuba in April and May 2019 as part of the 14th Annual May Day International Brigade of Voluntary Work and Solidarity with Cuba, during which we traveled to throughout Western and Central Cuba, hearing from Cubans about their lives and views about what is happening internationally. As is happening in […]