‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 7, 2021: On May Day, Undocumented Immigrants March for Permanent Protection and Respect… A Mother’s Day Program for Those With Sons and Daughters Slain By Police… Ajamu Baraka on Colombia and Haiti… Plus Headlines

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-MAY7-2021-DIST-SMALL-PODCAST.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:45 — 38.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastOn May Day, International Workers Day, thousands of undocumented immigrants and their allies march on Washington, demanding permanent protection, dignity and respect. Esther interviews a member of Movimiento Cosecha, one of the groups that marched. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR APRIL 16, 2021: The U.S. System of Policing Remains on Trial… The F-Word: Raoul Peck’s ‘Exterminate All the Brutes’… Plus Headlines…

http://OTG-APR16-DIST-SMALL-PODCAST-CORREX.mp3Podcast: Download (0.0KB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to Podcast While the eyes of the nation are on two high profile cases of police terror in Minnesota, there have been at least four cases of people shot to death by police in the DMV during the last […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 12, 2021: Youth Climate Activists Take Lawsuit Against Feds to Supreme Court… Police Reform Thwarted in Maryland… Headlines on COVID Relief Package and More…

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-MAR12-2021-DIST-SMALL-PODCAST.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:03:49 — 43.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastAs the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin gets under way for the murder of George Floyd last May, efforts at police reform legislation are floundering, including here in the DMV. We speak […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 16, 2020 – The F-Word: Chris Hedges on Christian Fascists and the Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court…Voices of Protest Outside Confirmation Hearing…Headlines on Bolivia Elections, DC Police Hearings and More

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-OCT16-2020-DIST22-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 57:06 — 39.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastFor this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism, journalist and author Chris Hedges talks about the rise of Christian fascism in the United States and the nomination of far right judge Amy Coney Barrett […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR OCTOBER 2, 2020: Trump’s COVID, Debate and Appeal to the Far Right…Congressional Hearing on White Supremacists Working as Police…Bolivia Diaspora Fights for Fair Elections and Protection of the Indigenous

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-OCT2-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:55 — 37.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastThe dumpster fire known as the first presidential debate may still be burning in our minds but it is overshadowing a very important Congressional hearing held that same day, about white supremacists working as police […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR SEPTEMBER 4, 2020: The Movement for a People’s Party…Chris Hedges, Nina Turner…BLM Activists Face Emboldened White Supremacists

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-SEPT4-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 59:29 — 40.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastWith their popular candidate and policies crushed by the Democratic National Committee during the last two presidential primary seasons, some progressives are breaking away from the Democrats and forming the Movement for a People’s Party. […]

‘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

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-AUG7-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:55 — 37.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastFor this show, part two of our presentation of some of the 16,000 residents of DC who offered testimony in June about cutting the half-billion-dollar budget for the district’s Metropolitan Police Department. We spend the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 31, 2020: Residents of DC, the Most Policed City in the U.S., Speak Out, Part 1…Solidarity with Portland Activists…Plus More Headlines

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-JULY31-2020-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:56 — 37.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastNearly 16,000 residents of DC offered testimony in June about the half billion dollar budget for the district’s Metropolitan Police Department. (Only 24 people testified in 2019.) Almost all of those testifying during the council […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 17, 2020: The ACLU Speaks Up for Protesters Assaulted By Police… The F-Word: Maybe Now FERC Will Stand Up for People Not Pipelines… Headlines on Portland, the COVID Back-to-School… And Much More…

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-JULY17-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:55 — 37.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastCorporate media and gatekeepers try their best to ignore the national Movement Against Racism. And they also ignore ongoing police brutality against peaceful protesters. We speak to ACLU DC attorney Scott Michelman, who is suing […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JULY 10, 2020: Baltimore Civil Rights Attorney Latoya Francis-Wiliams on George Floyd and Five Years After Freddie Gray…Liberal Gatekeepers Punch Down… Environmentalists and Indigenous People Get Some Wins.

https://media.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/p/content.blubrry.com/on_the_ground_voices_of_res/OTG-JULY10-2020-DIST-SMALL.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 55:24 — 38.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | Subscribe to PodcastThe national uprising against racism in the U.S. started with Minneapolis police killing George Floyd. And Floyd’s murder is five years after Freddy Gray was killed by police in Baltimore. We speak to Baltimore civil […]