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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

 

Three Reasons Why Trump Ordered Soleimani’s Killing

Trump killed Soleimani because he could, because he wanted to reassert American military dominance—and because he thinks it can help his chances of reelection.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


With Space Force, Congress Hands Trump a Major Victory

As the devastating impacts of our endless wars in Afghanistan and Iraq continue to unfold, lawmakers have casually, without much debate, expanded the arena of war into space.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


To Understand Trump, You Must Understand His Cult

One of the best means of battling the cult of Trump is to continue to hammer away at the truth, hoping the shelf of nagging doubts at the back of the MAGA heads may collapse someday with the weight of facts and truth.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Afghanistan Papers Confirm That the Longest War Is a Lie

The important question today is: Will the Afghanistan Papers bring about the end of the longest war?

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Amazon Abuses Workers and the Climate—Because It Can

Far more effective than individuals walking away from the company (although that doesn’t hurt), is collective action to change the laws that Amazon benefits from.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


OK Obama... Time to Cancel Radical Centrism

So-called "centrists" are terrified that if the Democratic nominee is far to the left of Biden and Obama, they will be forced to coalesce around a candidate who represents a threat to the establishment of which they are a part.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·



Governments Beware: People Are Rising Up All Over the World

Free-market capitalism has proved time and again to be a failure. The promised riches are distributed far too unequally, and for most they never transpire.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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