‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 21, 2020: The F-Word: Omali Yeshitela on Fighting Colonialism Versus Fascism…Billionaire Smackdown at Presidential Debate…Remembering Marcelino dos Santos

As Bernie Sanders continues to surge in the presidential race , he gets an assist in putting billionaires in their place. We speak to political scientist Niambi Carter about the competition in the Democratic Party and the Trump administration’s proposed budget. And in this month’s episode of “The F-Word,” Omali Yeshitela, head of the African […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 14, 2020: Venezuela Embassy Protectors on Trial in U.S. ‘Banana Republic’ Court…Congressional Hearing on White Supremacists in the Military…’Just Mercy’ and other ‘Social Justice Oscars’ Winners

If you think that this year’s Iowa Caucus is proof that the U.S. is quickly becoming a banana republic, wait until you hear about the proceedings inside the federal court where the Venezuela Embassy Protectors are on trial. And then to the movies: What other flicks from 2019, in addition to the Oscar-winning ‘Parasite,’ offered […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 7, 2020: A State of the Union Reality Show…A Dubious Beginning to the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary…Is DC Too Cozy with Land Developers?

A tumultuous week in U.S. politics includes a State of the Union reality show, an acquittal for the third U.S. president impeached, and a dubious beginning to the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. Also, Lydia Curtis reports: a DC Council member says that District officials are working more for developers than for the most vulnerable residents […]