‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 30, 2019: Rallying for the Amazon Rainforest and Against a Child Migrant ‘Detention Facility’ in DC

With a combination of anger and mourning at the intentional burning of the Amazon Rainforest, activists from Extinction Rebellion and other groups rally outside the Brazilian Embassy, demanding an end to the destruction. And hundreds rallied in Northwest DC to protest the leasing of a building to serve as a detention center for immigrant children. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2019: Trump Defies Judge’s Order to Reunite Migrant Children Seized from Parents…MD Activists Risk Arrest to Preserve African Burial Ground…Headlines on Green New Deal, SOTU and More

As the Trump administration pursues a coup in Venezuela and futile plans for a border wall, it defies a court order to reunite hundreds if not thousands of migrant children illegally seized from their parents. And activists in Maryland are arrested as part of a two-year campaign to create a memorial for an African Burial Ground […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 22, 2018: ‘Killing Gaza’ Documentary Exposes Israel War Crimes…Activist Discusses Decision to Be Arrested…Gerald Horne on Legacy of Racist Child Separation…Poor People’s Campaign Readies for Mass Rally…

The Documentary ‘Killing Gaza’ Exposes Israel War Crimes…Activist Lydia Curtis Discusses Decision to Be Arrested…Gerald Horne on U.S. Legacy of Racist Child Separation…Poor People’s Campaign Readies for Mass Rally… Voices: Dan Cohen, Gerald Horne, Manolo do los Santos, Lydia Curtis, Savina Martin On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation’s Capital (www.onthegroundshow.org) is a […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JUNE 15, 2018: The F-Word: Abba Solomon on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity…And thousands Gather to Say Stop Separating Immigrant Children from their Parents…Week Five of the Poor People’s Campaign…And Headlines

On this show, this month’s episode of the F-Word on fascism, with author Abba Solomon speaking on Israel, American Jews, Gaza and Crimes Against Humanity. And it’s Week Five of the Poor People’s campaign and thousands (including Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) gather on Capitol Hill and across the country to say stop separating immigrant children […]