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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

 

Let's Stop Trying to Predict Who Can Beat Trump

Jill Biden’s tacit admission that her husband stands for nothing much beyond a vague idea of electability could hand the election to Trump.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Right Gives Corporations the Help It Denies Poor Immigrants of Color

In Trump’s version of America, the Statue of Liberty might say, "only white wealthy immigrants are welcome here."

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


This Is How We Defend Immigrants From Trump

We are going to require deep reserves of patience, persistence and militant, nonviolent resistance to Trump, Trumpism, racism, white supremacy and violence.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Puerto Ricans Demonstrate How to Oust a Corrupt Leader

What's happened in Puerto Rico provides important lessons for all Americans fed up with our deeply corrupt, racist, misogynist and hateful commander in chief

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Why I'm Glad About Trump's Latest Twitter Tirade

The clarity of his racism is a useful tool to measure where America stands

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Are We Underestimating Trump Yet Again?

Progressives and liberals have to accept the ugly fact that a sizable portion of America’s population is susceptible to Trump's propaganda because they back the president’s xenophobic, anti-immigrant, racist, sexist, homophobic, corporatist, and war-mongering agenda

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


As Immigrant Deaths Pile Up, We Need to Find Our Moral Compass

To Trump and his supporters, immigrants are not human

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The GOP's White Supremacy Now Has a Smoking Gun

The racism of the citizenship question should at least be apparent to the American public—if only mainstream media outlets covered the story with the gravity it deserves

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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