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Sonali Kolhatkar

Sonali Kolhatkar

Sonali Kolhatkar is a columnist for Truthdig. She also is the founder, host and executive producer of "Rising Up With Sonali," a television and radio show that airs on Free Speech TV (Dish Network, DirecTV, Roku) and Pacifica stations KPFK, KPFA, and affiliates. She is the former founder, host and producer of KPFK Pacifica’s popular morning drive-time program “Uprising." She is also the co-director of the Afghan Women's Mission, a U.S.-based non-profit solidarity organization that funds the social, political, and humanitarian projects of RAWA. She is the author, with James Ingalls, of "Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence" (2006).

Articles by this author

 

We Must Divest From Oil Pipelines

The fight over a northern Minnesota pipeline project could have global repercussions.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Open Letter: Dump Trump, Then Battle Biden

Fifty-five progressive writers and activists with a message for 2020 voters.

Noam Chomsky ·


Beware the Buyer's Remorse of Impulse-Purchase Joe Biden

While Biden may indeed be a "nice guy," he is quite possibly the worst candidate to challenge Trump.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


A Real Super Tuesday Calls for a Strong Progressive Media

Progressive outlets have become more important than ever if we want to thwart the Democratic Party establishment and its aligned media outlets.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Trump Goes Global With His Absurd Anti-Abortion Agenda

In spite of the relentless fearmongering, legislative erosion of women’s rights and powerful political allies to do their bidding, the anti-abortionists remain a minority.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Coronavirus Panic Exposes the Pathology of Nationalism

"The idea of America First, the nationalist populism, is against everything that we believe in in global health."

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Trump's Impeachment Defense Is Incoherent By Design

While the GOP may indeed preserve Trump’s tenure through their death grip on a slim Senate majority, history books will not be kind to the deceit they have displayed and the fools they have made of themselves.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Trump’s Rosy Economic Outlook Is a Big Lie

It should not surprise us in the least that the most dishonest president in U.S. history would spin a fantastical vision of the economy that appears to exist only in his imagination.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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