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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

 

California Must Take Back Its Power—Literally

The idea of wresting the power grid out of the hands of private investors and making it a publicly owned utility has grown more and more appealing.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Republican Party Is as Guilty as Trump

Until they openly declare war on his presidency, his ongoing assault on our democracy is just as much their fault as his.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


No, Warren and Sanders Are Not the Same

Do progressives want the candidate who may be feeling pressured to move to the left or the person whose candidacy is setting the progressive standard?

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The War in Afghanistan Turns 18, and No One Notices

"It would be better if Americans had never come here."

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


No Good Reasons to Avoid Impeaching Trump

If Trump survives an impeachment vote because his backers in the Senate refuse to abandon him, he may go on to lose at the polls because of the impeachment process.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Children to Adults: 'Do Your Job So We Have a Future'

Children not only have the scientific facts on their side, but the moral clarity to demand change.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


It's Time to Strike for the Climate

Not only is the cost of inaction going to be astronomical, but so is the cost to the human race, in terms of livelihoods, homes, environments and lives.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


#NeverForget the War in Afghanistan

Let's remember: the only reason U.S. troops are dying in Afghanistan is because they are deployed to Afghanistan

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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