Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

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

 

Which Side Are You On?

There are no gray areas, no nuances when children’s lives are at stake.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Trump Helps the Cause of Peace in the Koreas, but What About Elsewhere?

Trump’s foreign policy involves giving free rein to the military establishment in a way that even Obama did not, which could result in perpetual war everywhere but in the Koreas.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Racism Keeps Rearing Its Ugly Head

We see over and over the dehumanization of people of color in our country and our world.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Amazon Battles Seattle—and Loses

In the game of chicken between democracy and corporatism, Seattle demonstrated that people power can prevail.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria?

If leftist and progressive calls to curb American imperialism are to be taken seriously, our analysis of international relations and foreign policy needs to be far more sophisticated.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Why Focusing on People of Color Will Help the Movement for Gun Control Succeed

“Yes, the March for Our Lives Was About Black People, Too—and It’s About Time.”

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


For the Love of Their Country or Money?

Kushner and the entire Trump dynasty should be required to answer this crucial question

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Divided Democrats Risk Midterm Defeat

The Democratic Party has a history of letting the right set its agenda and has time and again kowtowed to Republican posturing instead of articulating a clear oppositional vision.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.