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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

 

Boeing Values Profits Over Lives—By Design

Recent airline crashes have finally made apparent how the company's drive for profits places the worth of human life somewhere below the size of its corporate dividends

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Why Isn’t Tucker Carlson's Hate Speech a Deal-Breaker?

In Trump’s America morality has been distorted and hate continues to have a place on television and in the White House—until the nation chooses another way

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Cohen Hearing Shows How Trump’s Presidency Is Built on Racism

Cohen’s testimony confirms that Trump’s corruption, deception and hunger for power are built on an edifice of racist scapegoating

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Green New Deal Is Indeed a Big Deal

The beauty of the GND resolution is that it is still an idea, but it is a bold and beautiful one

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Everybody Wants ‘Medicare for All’—Except Our Leaders

The enemies are manifold: Republicans seeking to end all government assistance, private insurance companies seeking to preserve the status quo, and Democrats backing those companies

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


A Brief History of Our Longest, Most Futile War

The grand plan to transform Afghanistan into a democracy by force was a U.S. imperial fantasy

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Davos Attendees Must Accept That They Have Too Much Money

If the many are to have more, the wealthy must make do with less. A lot less.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The L.A. Teachers’ Strike Is About So Much More Than Wages

Los Angeles teachers are telling the district and the world that their public schools have been deeply damaged by years of austerity

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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