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Oct 16 2013

Malalai Joya Returns to Southern California October 19

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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?
• …

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Oct 10 2013

Chris Hedges Speaking in Santa Monica this Sunday October 13th!

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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.

Click here for ticket information.

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Aug 21 2013

Uprising Will be Back on Monday August 26th, 2013

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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. …

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Jul 23 2013

Sonali Kolhatkar Profiled on PowerofOne.com

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Sonali was featured on the website powerofone.com! Take a look at her interview with Brian Biery. …

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Jul 08 2013

Sonali Back from Maternity Leave; Hartmann Show Will Transition to Another Time

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 …

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Jan 29 2013

Sonali on Maternity Leave!

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. …

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Jan 17 2013

Palestinian Activist Iyad Burnat, Featured in Oscar Nominated Documentary, Tours Southern California

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Palestinian activist Iyad Burnat, who’s featured in the Oscar nominated documentary Five Broken Cameras is currently touring Southern California and will be a guest on Uprising on Friday January 18th. He will be speaking at the following events:

Thurs, 17th 1:00 pm USC- SJP in Tutor Campus Center Rosen Family Screening Room.

Thurs, 17th 7:00 pm UCLA – SJP/JVP Humanities A51

Fri, Jan 18th Al-Awda OC @ 7pm Holiday Inn La Mirada 14299 Firestone Boulevard, La Mirada, …

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Dec 20 2012

Uprising’s Holiday Schedule

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The Uprising crew will be on vacation during the week of December 24-28, 2012. We will be replaying some of our most popular interviews. Tune in on Monday to hear Charles Bowden on his book Murder City about Ciudad Juarez and Mexico’s drug war. On Tuesday, Christmas Day, you can hear an Alternative Radio special featuring Noam Chomsky. On Wednesday, David Graeber discusses his acclaimed book Debt: The First 5000 Years; following that on Thursday, …

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Nov 05 2012

Sonali’s Recommendations on the California Ballot Propositions of 2012

While I cannot legally endorse any candidates, I CAN recommend positions on ballot measures.

DISCLAIMER: My recommendations are based on my interpretation of the language of the measures and the guest experts and organizations I trust, which are necessarily influenced by my own personal political views. Additionally, my views and recommendations do NOT necessarily reflect the views of Pacifica, KPFK or any other program or programmer on KPFK or anyone associated with or representing this …

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Oct 24 2012

VIDEO: Watch Sonali Kolhatkar on Up with Chris Hayes

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Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar was a guest on MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes this past Sunday October 28th, 2012. Watch video clips of the show on the topics of military spending and sanctions on Iran below:

A New Outlook on Defense Spending

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