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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

 

Here’s a Reality-Based Battle Plan for the Midterms and Beyond

It is imperative that Democrats win, and win big, in order to bring the Trump agenda to a screeching halt

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Women Roar in the Face of Men Like Trump, Kavanaugh, Cosby

With masses of women on the outside backing bold and powerful women on the inside refusing to be silenced and diminished, there can be no going back

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Trump Is Strangling the U.S. Refugee Program to Death

Because national security is not an issue, according to the government’s own internal review, the only other reason to suppress the number of refugees being resettled in the U.S.—and to do so disproportionately against Muslim refugees—is to pander to the racist elements of Trump’s political base and to realize his and his staff’s white supremacist views

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Our Planet Is Angry

We are a species in deep, deep trouble

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Unholy Alliance Among Trump, Kavanaugh and the Evangelicals

Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a gift to evangelical Christians

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


How One Deportee Is Helping Other Exiled Immigrants in Mexico

“My story is just one of thousands of such stories.”

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Women of Color Are Making History Ahead of Midterms

While the more important battles will come in November’s general elections, the primary races have already indicated that we are witnessing a game-changing moment in the nation’s political landscape.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


The Stories Corporate Media Failed to Cover This Week

Neither the U.S. nor Russia are interested in a world free of nuclear weapons—only a world where they alone (and perhaps Israel) remain capable of such mass destruction

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

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