‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 2, 2019: Rebroadcast with Updates: Reporting from Cuba…Cubans March and Speak Out for their Revolution and Against Heightened U.S. Sanctions and Blockade. Plus Headlines

On the Ground was in Cuba in April and May 2019 as part of the 14th Annual May Day International Brigade of Voluntary Work and Solidarity with Cuba, during which we traveled to throughout Western and Central Cuba, hearing from Cubans about their lives and views about what is happening internationally. As is happening in […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 17, 2019: The U.S. Breaks Into Venezuela Embassy and Arrests Activists…Part 2 Interview with Gerald Horne on ‘White Supremacy Confronted’…Plus Headlines: Fourth Migrant Child Dies in Feds Custody, Green New Deal Tour and More…

The U.S. breaks Into Venezuela embassy and arrests activists…Part 2 Interview with Gerald Horne on New S. Africa Book, ‘White Supremacy Confronted’…Plus Headlines: Fourth Migrant Child Dies in Feds Custody, Green New Deal Tour and More…  If you enjoy our grassroots news show, which we provide free online, on podcast and on Pacifica stations and […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 3, 2019–A MILLION CUBANS MARCH ON MAY DAY, IN SUPPORT OF WORKERS AND AGAINST EXPANDED U.S. BLOCKADE AND SANCTIONS. PLUS MORE REPORTS FROM CUBA

For this show, we are in Havana, Cuba, where millions of Cubans celebrated May Day in support of workers and against the expanded United States economic blockade and sanctions. The May 1 celebration occurred as representatives meeting here from around the world stood in solidarity with the government of Venezuela as it defeated an attempted […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 22, 2019: Cynthia McKinney on How the U.S. Creates Sh*thole Countries…Voices from UN Conference on Women…Headlines on Venezuela, Bolsonaro Visit, Liberians Face Deportation Deadline…And More…

Cynthia McKinney on How the U.S. Creates Sh*thole Countries…Voices from UN Conference on Women…Headlines on Venezuela, Bolsonaro Visit, Liberians Face Deportation Deadline…And More…  VOICES: Cynthia McKinney, Gerald Horne, Desiree Harp, Ruihana Paenga, Fata Acquoi, Michele Roberts, Chantal James, Esther Iverem-host. Bonus Audio: Part two with Cynthia McKinney on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/25553475 If you enjoy our grassroots […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MARCH 1, 2019: Five Ways that Cohen’s Testimony Debunks ‘Russiagate’…Voices from the Baltimore No War, No Sanctions, No Coup Rally on Feb. 23…Headlines on Intro of Medicare for All and More…

Will testimony by Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, drive a stake into the heart of Russiagate? Nation writer Aaron Mate says don’t bet on it. And at protests across the U.S. and world, thousands gather to say no war, no sanctions no coup in Venezuela.” Plus Headlines on Jayapal’s Medicare for All bill in the […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2019: Venezuela’s Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism and Propaganda…Headlines on Bernie Sanders…Saudi Arabia…Nukes…And More

Political lines are being drawn about national sovereignty, democracy and U.S. interventionist wars around the globe. This time, Venezuela is at the epicenter of the international struggle against U.S. imperialism and propaganda. Headlines: Venezuela…Rallying Against the Border Wall and Declaration of ‘National Emergency’…Bernie Sanders…Saudi Arabia…Nukes…And More Voices: Steve Ellner, Gerald Horne, Bernie Sanders If you […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines: Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes … Trump’s Wall and ‘Emergency,’ Immigration and More

Gerald Horne on Commemoration of 1619 and Legacy of African Enslavement…Headlines on Trump’s Wall and “National Emergency,” Ilhan Omar Grills Abrams on War Crimes, Immigration, Social Security 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 click on […]

‘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 FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Juan Guaido: Made in the USA…Extinction Rebellion Launches in the US…Headlines on Congress and Anti-BDS Legislation and Much More

As the Trump Administration continues an attempted coup in Venezuela, we interview journalist Dan Cohen about his new article: The Making of Juan Guaido: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. Also, Extinction Rebellion, the civil disobedience movement that sprang up in Europe to fight climate change, lifts off in the U.S. […]

‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR MAY 25, 2018: After Gaza, a Focus on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement…Janine Jackson on New Dangers for U.S. Freedom of Speech…Headlines on North Korea, Iran, Venezuela, NFL and more

On this show, as U.S. activists respond to the recent massacre in Gaza by ramping up the Boycott Divestment Sanctions Movement, they are opposing a bill advancing in Congress that would strip Americans of the right to boycott the apartheid state of Israel. We speak to Benjamin Douglas, an organizer with the DC Metro chapter […]