Apr 15 2014

A Conversation with Jeremy Scahill


Jeremy Scahill is the national security correspondent for the Nation Magazine and a Fellow at the Nation Institute. He’s the author of the international bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, which won the George Polk Book Award. He is producer and writer of the film Dirty Wars and author of the book Dirty Wars. He is also a Senior Editor with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras of a new media venture called The Intercept, a Project of First Look Media.

Watch an in-depth conversation between Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar and award winning investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill: http://youtu.be/OBy14aDw5QAM

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Apr 10 2014

Conversation With Artist and Activist Favianna Rodriguez

Favianna Rodriguez is an internationally acclaimed artist and activist based in Northern California. Describing herself as “an artist, agitator, and techie working for social change,” Favianna Rodriguez was named by Utne Reader as one of its “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing The World.”

Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar recently spoke with Rodriguez about her work.

Click here to watch a video of the interview: http://youtu.be/DGbnJHJAm5k

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Apr 08 2014

Greywater Corps’ Leigh Jerrard on Sustainability in a Time of Drought

Leigh Jerrard is the founder of Grey Water Corps, a company dedicated to recapturing bath and laundry water for landscape irrigation. On April 8, 2014, he spoke with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about installing grey water systems.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/qSLFtuLwM4c

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Apr 06 2014

Informed, Thoughtful, Compassionate: This is Uprising

Are you new to Uprising?

Here’s a short sampler of interviews by host Sonali Kolhatkar, and the kinds of guests we feature and the questions we ask on Uprising.

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Apr 03 2014

A Message from Amy Goodman about Uprising TV

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! joins our campaign to help televise Uprising!

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Apr 02 2014

Activists Worry that Fracking May Have Caused LA Earthquakes

Earthquakes of the kind we experienced in Southern California over the past few weeks are not at all unusual. But, environmental groups, and even the Los Angeles City Council want to know if the controversial practice of “fracking” may have been responsible for our recent seismic activity.

Alexandra Nagy of Food and Water Watch spoke about this with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar on April 2, 2014. Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/bS2uFg9xx4E

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