‘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 […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 14, 2019: The Rev. William Barber and Faith Leaders Hand ‘Moral Indictment’ to Trump…A ‘Persian Gulf of Tonkin?’…Headlines on Bernie Sanders and Democratic Socialism and More

Rallying in front of the White House this week, faith leaders from around the country handed down what they called a moral indictment against the Trump administration, for a range of wrongs, from denying health care to millions, to ripping migrant children from their parents. And in what some analysts are calling a suspicious provocation […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 7, 2019: Thom Hartmann on the U.S. and Guns…Lawmakers Question the FBI about White Supremacists…And Are Relations with China Turning Dangerous?

At the second in a series of congressional hearings on white supremacist violence in the United States, lawmakers questioned this week the priorities and placement of resources by the FBI and other federal agencies. And as the United States faces the horror of the latest mass shooting in Virginia Beach, a new book traces Americas […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 31, 2019: African Liberation Day 2019…Activists Denounce U.S. Sanctions on Zimbabwe…Saving a Public Hospital in the Nation’s Capital…Plus Headlines

Marchers rallied at the White House on May 25th for African Liberation Day and called on the Trump administration to end crippling sanctions against the Southern African country of Zimbabwe. And in DC, advocates for quality health care vow to continue the fight for DC’s only full service hospital east of the Anacostia River. Plus […]