‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 27, 2019: The Year In Review…Human Needs Vs. the War Machine…Imperialism on the March…Resistance on the March…An Interview with Mother of Jamaal Byrd…Plus Headlines

OUR 2019 YEAR-END SPECIAL WITH ON THE GROUND CONTRIBUTORS Professor Gerald Horne, Chantal James and Lydia Curtis weighing in with their  top stories, from the right to affordable housing in DC, to the movement for Black Lives to the imperialist posture of the United States on the world stage. And we have a special interview […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 20, 2019 – The F-Word: Gerald Horne on Today’s ‘Incipient Fascism’…Jane Fonda, Winona LaDuke and Sally Field at Fire Drill Fridays…Plus Headlines..

Whether it is the brutal repression of Muslims in India or the doublespeak of American creation mythology, Gerald Horne breaks down the elements of today’s incipient fascism for our final F-Word segment for 2019.  And scores of people have joined actress Jane Fonda in being arrested every Friday at the US Capitol to demand action […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 13 , 2019: CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou on FBI Spying and the FISA Court…Bogus Charges Dropped Against Journalist..Labour Party Trounced in UK and More……

The Donald Trump impeachment hearings overshadow a new report detailing lying, cheating and cover-ups by the FBI. We speak to CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou about the IG Report on the origins of Russiagate and about the FISA Court. And as the protectors of the Venezuela embassy head to court, false charges are dropped against journalist […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 1, 2019: Protesting the Bitter Fruits of Neoliberalism..Hundreds Gather in Cuba for Anti-Imperialist Conference…Remembering the Best of Jon Conyers and More…

Millions Protest Bitter Fruits of Neoliberalism..Hundreds Gather in Cuba for Anti-Imperialist Conference…Remembering the Best of Jon Conyers and More Headlines: NOTE: THIS SHOW DID NOT AIR ON THE DC STATION SO CHECK IT OUT HERE. After weeks of mass protests throughout Iraq, a number of rockets struck near the US embassy in Bagdad’s Green Zone. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 25, 2019: “Systemic” Political Surveillance by FBI…Former Exxon Scientists Tell Congress That Oil Giant Predicted Catastrophic Climate Change…Headlines on Impeachment Drama, Syria, Toxic Baby Food and More…

A new report on FBI surveillance details how nearly every major social movement of the past decade — including Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter– has been targeted by the FBI. And while this week’s Washington drama included Republicans bumrushing Trump’s impeachment hearing, far more dramatic testimony was heard about fossil fuel giants like […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 11, 2019: Rage Against the War Machine…Methane Danger in the Arctic…Competing Impeachment Narratives and More Headlines

From housing displacement, to police abuse, to raging against the war machine, people are raising their voices and fists against the forces of exploitation. And scientists make a shocking discovery in the Arctic ocean. Where before the ocean floor was solid ice, it is now giving way to methane boiling up from the deep.  If […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Family Members of Those Killed on Boeing 737 Max Speak Out in DC…John Bolton is FIRED…Headlines on No Asylum for Bahamians, Voter Suppression and More…

Family Members of Those Killed on Boeing 737 Max Speak Out in DC…John Bolton is OUT…Headlines on No Asylum for Bahamians, Voter Suppression, Trump Appoints Lifetime Arch Conservative Judges and More… If you enjoy our grassroots news show, which we provide free online, on podcast and on Pacifica stations and affiliates, please click here or […]

‘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 JULY 19, 2019: Freshmen Progressive Congresswomen Speak Out…Historic Meeting in Africa…Headlines on House Passage of $15 Min. Wage and More..

After announced immigrant raids all but fizzled, this week, the Trump administration turned to attack four progressive members of Congress, all women of color, who fought back. And as the politics of distraction heats up before the 2020 election, progressive activism keeps the focus on policy and human needs. Plus headlines: Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced […]

‘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…

From U.S. warmongering, to the imprisonment of Julian Assange, to the stories that movies tell us. We have an in-depth conversation about corporate media and national and international news with journalist Jon Jeter. And after three years of delay by Mayor Bowser and DC police, a Superior Court judge orders Washington, DC to begin collecting […]