Acclaimed Afghan human rights activist and author, Malalai Joya, returns to the US this fall for a national tour coinciding with the 12th anniversary of the start of the US war in Afghanistan. Joya’s tour is sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Afghan Women’s Mission (AWM).
During her tour Joya will address the following questions:
• Why are Afghan women more vulnerable than ever?
• What is the impact of US drones, bombs, and raids?
Chris Hedges in Santa Monica this Sunday October 13th at 11am!
Come hear Chris Hedges, author of Days of Destruction Days of Revolt and War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning, in a discussion led by Robert Scheer Editor of Truthdig. There will be an audience Q&A following the discussion.
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There will be special programming on KPFK during the 8-9 am hour (PST) for the duration of the summer fund drive. Uprising will be back live on Monday morning. …
Sonali was featured on the website powerofone.com! Take a look at her interview with Brian Biery. …
Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar has returned to KPFK’s airwaves after 5 and a half months away for parental leave. Her second son, Naveen, was born on January 24 and is a healthy, happy baby! Sonali returns to Uprising with several changes on the program – tune in every morning at 8 am PST to listen!
Special thanks to Thom Hartmann for filling in for Sonali. The Thom Hartmann Show will return to KPFK in the coming …
Friends of Uprising, Sonali will be on maternity leave till early summer following the birth of her new son. We will continue to update the newswire which you can follow via Twitter. Thom Hartmann’s show will air in place of Uprising while Sonali is gone. Please listen live at www.kpfk.org from 8am till 9am (Pacific time) or if you’re in Southern California tune in at 90.7FM. …