‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 10, 2020: Richard Wolff on the Economic Crisis, Pandemic and Bernie…The Impact of COVID-19 on African Americans in DC…Mutual Aid Offers a Lifeline…And Headlines


As the one man with a plan, Senator Bernie Sanders, drops out of the presidential race, millions more Americans file unemployment claims while U.S. proves unable to meet its needs during a pandemic. We speak to activists the Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior minister of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ and April Goggans of Black Lives Matter DC. But is the worse yet to come? Will corporations try to push American workers back into unsafe jobs just to save their profits? We speak to economist Richard Wolff.

Plus Headlines: Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race, frontline healthcare workers speak out at virtual town hall, mutual aid in DC responds to the COVID-19 crisis, The Washington Post downplays dangers of in-person voting during pandemic, artist David Driskell and NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell join the ancestors.

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