‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 27, 2023: From Palestine to DC: Ali Abunimah on Apartheid Israel’s Killing Machine…Ajamu Baraka and Jacquie L’uqman Take on the Ukraine Solidarity Network…
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At least nine Palestinians were killed and dozens more wounded by Israeli troops in the Jenin refugee camp on Thursday. On this show, we hear voices of Palestinians, including Electronic Intifada editor Ali Abunimah, speaking out against the apartheid regime and the billions in U.S. support that allows Israel to kill with impunity. Also on the show, a conversation between members of Black Alliance for Peace about their opposition to a call made by the organization Ukrainian Solidarity Network for more arms and military support for Ukraine. With Jacquie L’uqman and Ajamu Baraka.  The show ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 20, 2023: Voices to Free Wikileaks Editor Julian Assange: Scott Ritter, Dr. Jill Stein, Journalists Dan Cohen and Esther Iverem and Much More
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For supporters of imprisoned journalist Julian Assange, all eyes are on DC for the January 20, 2023 Belmarsh Tribunal at the National Press Club, where experts will present evidence of the current attack on journalism and publishers. For this hour, voices from a large rally for Assange, held outside the Department of Justice on October 8, 2022. The tribunal and rally are part of a renewed effort and is one of several recent actions by Assange supporters to protect him, the First Amendment and human rights.  Voices include Scott Ritter, Dr. Jill Stein, Garland Nixon, Rev. Annie Chambers, J ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR JANUARY 13, 2023: A Vigil at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC Remembers and Honors the Radical King
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With U.S.-backed wars and violence spreading abroad, and more senseless violence here are home, activists remember the radical legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Fifty-five years after King’s assassination, today’s organizers say that while King is best known for having dream of racial harmony, they lean more on his analysis of the triple evils of U.S. empire: racism, war, and poverty.  With the Rev. Graylan Hagler, Maha Hillal, Netfa Freeman and more. The show is made possible only by our volunteer energy, our resolve to keep the people’s voices on the air, and by support from our ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 30, 2022: A Look Back at 2022 with Historian and Author Gerald Horne 
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The show is made possible only by our volunteer energy, our resolve to keep the people’s voices on the air, and by support from our listeners. In this new era of fake corporate news, we have to be and support our own media! Please click here or click on the Support-Donate tab on this website to subscribe for as little as $3 a month. We are so grateful for this small but growing amount of monthly crowdsource funding on Patreon. PATREON NOW HAS A ONE-TIME, ANNUAL DONATION FUNCTION! You can also give a one-time or recurring donation on PayPal. Thank you ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 23, 2022: 30th Anniversary of the Ambrose I. Lane Sr. Radio Series ‘Never Again for White Men Only’… Plus Headlines on Jan. 6 Report… D.C. Cop Convicted of Murder 
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The journalist. author and social justice activist Ambrose I. Lane Sr. hosted shows, including We Ourselves for decades on WPFW and other Pacifica stations before his death in 2010. And for our year-end drive we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of his 1992 opus series Never Again For White Men Only. The series includes eight shows and nearly eight hours of Ambrose documenting how chattel slavery, followed by a century of fascist Jim Crow apartheid, not only impacted African-Americans but was also central to building a society that utilizes racism to serve the U.S. oligarchy.  Plus hea ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 16, 2022: Railroad Workers and Supporters Rally on Capitol Hill and Across the Country to Have More than One Sick Day a Year … With Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and more…
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Two weeks after Congress disgraced itself by denying freight railroad workers seven days of sick leave, workers and their supporters rallied on Capitol Hill and across the country for what they said is a basic human right. The denial of these rights to workers was made by rich, corporate lawmakers who have unlimited sick days and platinum health care plans paid for by the tax dollars of the American people. Voices: Rail workers, labor leaders, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Rep. Jamaal Bowman. The show is made possible only by our volunteer energy, our resolv ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 9, 2022: Brian Becker on Moore v. Harper and the Right-Wing Assault on Democratic Rights… From Our Archives: Pedro Castillo Supporters Rally at the OAS… Plus Headlines on Countering the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and More…  
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The Moore v. Harper case before the Supreme Court could give the far right in the United States what they cannot get through free and fair elections–and that is permanent rule. We speak to veteran activist Brian Becker. And, as the oligarchy in Peru has succeeded in their year-long effort to oust leftist president Pedro Castillo, we go our archives to hear voices of Castillo supporters rallying here, outside the Organization of American States during the summer of 2021. The rally was just days after Castillo’s win over Keiko Fujimori, daughter of longtime Peruvian dictator. From day one, Casti ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 2, 2022: Vijay Prashad, Noam Chomsky and Medea Benjamin on “The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine”… Part 2 on Organizing Against U.S. Proxy War Against Russia in Ukraine…
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For this hour,  part two of our coverage of the conference,  “The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine,” held November 19, 2022 at the People’s Forum in New York City.  On this show, three more well-known authors and activists:  Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin, professor Noam Chomsky, and director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, Vijay Prashad.  The emcee for the program was researcher and activist Manolo De Los Santos.  “The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine, held November 19th, 2022 at the People’s Forum in New York City, sponsored by the People’s F ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2022: Dr. Jill Stein and Eugene Puryear on the Real Path to Peace in Ukraine… NYC Conference Looks to Ignite Movement Against U.S.-NATO Proxy War Against Russia in Ukraine…’ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 25, 2022:
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The Real Path to Peace in Ukraine, a conference sponsored this month by the People’s Forum and the ANSWER Coalition in New York City, was the kickoff of a new antiwar movement in the United States. People from all walks of life are opposing the U.S.-NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine, especially as the Zelenksy regime shows again its dangerous desperation. We feature for the hour journalist, author and activist Eugene Puryear and Green Party Candidate for the President of the United States, Dr. Jill Stein. They are both introduced by researcher and activist Manolo De Los Santos. The show ..read more
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‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR NOVEMBER 18, 2022: Canadians Confront Government Support for Nazis in Ukraine and at Home… Petition Seeks Removal of Monuments Honoring Ukrainian WWII Nazi Collaborators… Plus Headlines on the G20, COP27 and More…
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Unlike in the U.S., Canadians are confronting the fact that their government is supporting Nazis in the war in Ukraine ” supporting far right Ukrainian nationals with the same ideology that Canadians fought against in World War II. Dozens of organizations and people all over Canada have also signed onto a petition demanding that the Canadian government stop funding Ukrainian groups and monuments that promote Nazi ideology at home. Plus headlines with Gerald Horne on the G20, COP27, Starbucks strike, and more… The show is made possible only by our volunteer energy, our resolve to keep the peopl ..read more
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