‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 20, 2020: GOP Out-Lefts Dems in Dismal Response to COVID Crisis…U.S.-China Relations Reach New Low…The F-Word: 17 Years of U.S. Invasion of Iraq…Plus Headlines


U.S.-China relations reach a new low point, as GOP Out-Lefts Dems Responding to COVID Crisis…And for this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism: on the 17th anniversary, the U.S. invasion of Iraq still lives on in infamy as an illegal war of aggression and terror. We speak to journalist and author Nicolas J.S. Davies and historian and author Gerald Horne. Plus headlines:

–The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States exceeded 10,000 with at  least 179 deaths.

 –On Capitol Hill, lawmakers scrambled to finalize  an economic stabilization plan. 

–Gov. Gavin Newsom of California ordered California’s 40 million residents to stay at home.

–Many items on the calendar in DC were cancelled as venues were shut down, including the Supreme Court.

–The DC Council passed on Tuesday an emergency bill in response to the COVID epidemic.  

–Some educators and organizations are raising concerns about privacy on the Zoom video conferencing service.  

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