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Jul 28 2015

Drone War PTSD, The Occupiers — 07/28/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the US’s drone wars are implemented by operators increasingly experiencing PTSD. Corpwatch Executive Director Pratap Chatterjee joins us to examine the little-known front lines of our remote-controlled wars. And, Michael Gould-Wartofsky discusses his book The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement.
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Jul 27 2015

Dr. Wolff on Greek Crisis, Memoir Explores Belonging — 07/27/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as Greece’s economy continues to be crippled by austerity measures, we’ll examine what happened to the Syriza Party with my guest, Dr. Richard Wolff, the acclaimed Marxist economist. And, author Allan G. Johnson shares his story of struggling with race, privilege, and nationality in a memoir called ‘Not From Here’.
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Jul 24 2015

Bland’s Death Ruled Suicide, Modi’s First Year in Office — 07/24/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Sandra Bland’s death is ruled a suicide by Texas authorities after her autopsy was released. We’ll turn to journalist Thandisizwe Chimurenga to explore the on-going controversy over Bland’s police custody death. And, leading leftist Indian politician Brinda Karat analyses Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first year in office and how the leader of the world’s largest democracy is living up …

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Jul 23 2015

ALEC Meeting, Afghanistan Violence Up — 07/23/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the American Legislative Exchange Council is hosting its annual conference in San Diego this week – we’ll turn to Brendan Fischer of the Center for Media and Democracy about why ALEC is still relevant and what it’s new local-level offshoot ACCE, is up to. And, violence ramps up in Afghanistan. Kathy Kelly, who recently returned from a trip to …

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Jul 22 2015

Anti-Latino Racism Rises, Debt Collective’s Idea for Free College — 07/22/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, anti-Latino racist rhetoric is on the rise, and politicians are making hay out of recent events. We’ll turn to the National Day Laborer Organizing Network for more. And, the group Debt Collective, which emerged out of the Occupy Wall Street movement is offering in an innovative and yet simple idea to fund public higher education for all. We’ll get …

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Jul 21 2015

Save Susiya, Mumia’s New Book, BLM Confronts Candidates — 07/21/2015

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, a small Palestinian village in the West Bank is under threat of demolition by Israel. We’ll speak with activist Huwaida Arraf about the campaign to Save Susiya. And, political prisoner and journalist Mumia Abu Jamal reads from his new book Writing on the Wall. Plus, Kevin Alexander Gray joins us for a conversation covering the Netroots Nation confrontation of …

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Jul 20 2015

Stealth Video Slams Planned Parenthood, Philippines Tribunal, Whiteness of NPR — 07/20/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Planned Parenthood faces yet more attacks from the right. RH Reality Check’s Jodi Jacobson will join us. And, survivors of torture testified at an “International People’s Tribunal” on human rights abuses in the Philippines – we’ll speak with one of the witnesses. Plus the media watchdog FAIR examines the whiteness of NPR.
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Jul 17 2015

AFT’s Clinton Endorsement, Sandy Bland Speaks, Profile of BLM’s Jasmine Richards, Police Targeting Online Speech — 07/17/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) endorses Hillary Clinton for President in a decision that has angered many rank and file members. We’ll speak with Dr. Lois Weiner who says the decision should be reversed. And we’ll hear the words of Sandra Bland, a young African American woman who died in police custody in Texas. Plus an intimate profile …

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Jul 16 2015

El Chapo’s Escape, Stephen Kinzer on War, Justice for Tyree Carroll — 07/16/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Ioan Grillo, author of El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency, will discuss the recent repeat escape of drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman. And, the next episode in the Henry Al Wallace National Security Forum features Stephen Kinzer. Plus, a video of a brutal police beating of a young man named Tyree Carroll in Philadelphia has emerged. We’ll speak with …

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Jul 15 2015

Working Women in US Economy, Mimi Kennedy on Sanders’ Candidacy — 07/15/2015

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Caroline Fredrickson, President of the American Constitution Society, details the myriad ways in which women are being hurt by the US economy. Her book is called Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over. And, actor and activist Mimi Kennedy joins us in studio to discuss the candidacy of Bernie Sanders.
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