‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 18, 2020: Washington’s Converging Health, Economic and Political Crises…The F-Word: Remembering the Berlin Conference 135 Years Later…Plus Headlines Including the Proud Boys and Community Control of the Police

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 11, 2020: Taxi Drivers Rally for Economic Survival…GOP and MAGA ‘Parade’ Support Trump’s False Claims of Election Fraud…Plus Headlines on Congressional Gridlock and More…

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 7, 2020: DC Residents Speak Out On Police Terror and Defunding Police, Part 2…COVID Exacerbates Need to Shift Tax Dollars to Human Needs…U.S. Secret Service Attacks Two Black Mothers with Infants on National Mall

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 5, 2020: A National Uprising for Justice…Defund Police, Community Control, Or Both?…A Book On The Roots of Today’s Terror: ‘There Is Something About Edgefield’

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-JUNE5-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 57:47 — 39.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastIn the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, a national uprising is continuing, with protesters enduring more police brutality, curfews, and, here in DC, actual U.S. soldiers deployed on the streets. Activists on […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 28, 2019: Journalist and Author Jon Jeter on Corporate Media and the Framing of News…DC Mayor and Police Ordered by Court to Record Stop-and-Frisk Data…Headlines on Border Crisis, Supreme Court Decisions, G20 and More…

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 13, 2018: Pushing Back Against the War Hawks…Justice for Palestine and Justice in the U.S…The 2018 March for Science and Headlines on Facebook and More…

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 16, 2016: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 3: Social Justice Activism…Actions to Stand with Standing Rock and Against a Muslim Registry…Veteran Intelligence Professionals Debunk Russia Hack Hysteria

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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 14, 2016: The Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary…Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice…Police Killings and Mass Incarceration…And Much More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1966, the 50th anniversary of the call for Black Power by SNCC organizer Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture. And also marks the 50th anniversary of the founding, in Oakland, California, of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, which made an armed stand against police brutality, […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 7, 2016: Former U.S. Intelligence and Military Officers Urge Obama to De-Escalate Tensions With Russia…Hundreds Rally in Aftermath of Fatal Police Shooting Of Terrence Sterling in D.C…’The Birth of a Nation’ is a Must-See

As Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti and pounds the southeast, policymakers here in DC are actually mulling the storms of war in Syria. We speak to professor Gerald Horne about the dangerous game being played with war and peace. We also continue our coverage of DC protests about the fatal police shooting of Terrence Sterling, an […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPT. 30, 2016: The DC Police Killing of Terrence Sterling…’No War 2016′ Comes to DC…Spotlight on the Prison-Industrial Complex

On today’s show, activists are speaking out about a largely unreported fatal shooting by DC police of an unarmed Black man Terrence Sterling. We speak to April Goggans, core organizer for Black Lives Matter DC. Also, anti-war activists from around the nation and world gathered here this week for No War 2016, held at American […]