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Jan 23 2015

Jan 23 2015 – What’s behind the Political Unrest in Bangladesh?, A Major Oil Spill Reported in the Yellowstone River, Non-Profit Hospitals Sue Poorest Patients for Unpaid Bills

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Tania Rashid examines what’s behind the latest political violence in Bangladesh as dozens are killed and more than 7000 arrested. Then, Alexis Bonogofksy reports on a major oil spill this week in the Yellowstone River, Montana. And, Paul Kiel of Propublica shares his latest investigative research on non-profit hospitals and how they aggressively sue their poorest patients for unpaid …

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Jan 22 2015

Jan 22 2015 – Congress and Israeli PM Snub Obama, Former CIA Operative on Trial under the Espionage Act, Low Rates of Vaccinations Drive Measles Outbreak

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Ramzy Baroud looks into the latest spat between House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama on a visit from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Then, Kevin Gosztola reports on the trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA operative, involved in a bizarre program called Project Merlin. And, editor of e-health on Politico Arthur Allen discusses measles as it once …

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Jan 21 2015

Jan 21 2015 – Nomi Prins Dissects Obama’s SOTU, Greece’s Leftist Party Poised to Take Power in Elections, Houthi Rebels Stage Slow-Motion Coup in Yemen

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Nomi Prins comments on President Obama’s 6th State of the Union. Then, Peter Bratsis examines Greece where the left Syriza party is poised to take power, upsetting the European order And, Tom Finn dissects events in Yemen as a major rebellion threatens to dissolve the government.

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Jan 20 2015

Jan 20 2015 – A Look into Increased Islamophobia in Europe, A Debate on Clint Eastwood’s New film ‘American Sniper,’ Activists Continue Fight for Fair Elections

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Hakeem Muhammad takes an in-depth look at the Muslim community in France, as Islamophobic attacks sharply rise in the wake of the Paris attacks. Then, a debate and dialogue on American Sniper, with author Jim DeFelice and independent journalist Rania Khalek. And, Holly Mosher discusses how ordinary Americans are taking back elections on the fifth anniversary of the Citizens …

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Jan 16 2015

Jan 16 2015 – Bill Cosby’s Sexual Allegations Continue, A Missing 1964 MLK Speech Found, Robert Wintner Discusses His New Book ‘Reef Libre’

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, acclaimed civil rights feminist attorney Gloria Allred, and blogger and writer Mikki Kendall discuss Bill Cosby and protests at his Denver show as it gears up. Then, we’ll unveil an exclusive excerpt of a newly discovered, previously lost speech by Martin Luther King Jr. given in London in 1964, and preserved only in the Pacifica Radio Archives. And, as …

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Jan 15 2015

Jan 15 2015 – The GOP Starts Aiming for the Presidency, An Update on the Ebola Fight in Africa, Todd Wolfson Discusses His New Book: Digital Rebellion

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, John Nichols examines the latest on GOP legislative efforts in Congress on immigration and abortion, and survey the increasingly crowded field of Republican Presidential candidates. Then, Dr. Duogbeh Chris Nyan gives an update on the Ebola crisis in West Africa as optimistic pronouncements are made on eradicating the deadly disease. And, Todd Wolfson discusses his new book ‘Digital Rebellion: …

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Jan 14 2015

Jan 14 2015 – Albuquerque Cops Charged with Murder of Homeless Man, The Impending Climate Disaster of Methane, and A Critical Look at post-Revolution Tunisia

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Adriann Barboa looks into the murder charges against two officers in the shooting death of a homeless man named James Boyd in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Then, Dahr Jamail explains the role of methane in catastrophic climate change and how it could spark a runaway feedback loop. And, Bechir Blagui discusses the 4th anniversary of the Tunisian revolution and the …

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Jan 13 2015

Jan 13 2015 – Boko Haram’s Sharp Increase in Violence is a Game Changer, Scott Timberg Discusses His New Book ‘Culture Crash’

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Ajamu Baraka sheds light to the the militant group Boko Haram, as well as upcoming elections in Nigeria. And, Scott Timberg, former LA Times arts reporter, discusses his new book, Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class.

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Jan 12 2015

Jan 12 2015 – A Look into the Troubled History of Racist Political Cartoons, The Hypocrisy of Western Responses to Fundamentalism, Paula McAvoy’s Book

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Christen A. Smith sheds light on the troubled history of racist political cartoons and the French attacks. Then, Yazan Al-Saadi looks into the hypocrisy of Western responses to fundamentalism. And, Paula McAvoy discusses her book ‘The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education.’

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Jan 09 2015

Jan 9 2015 – The GOP’s First Week as Majority Party in Congress, Authors Discuss Two Studies on Fossil Fuels: Fracking Links to Earthquakes and Which Energy Resources Must be Left Unburned

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, David Dayen discusses the GOP’s first week as the majority party in Congress and examines rule changes, and new legislation tackling Social Security, Wall Street regulations, Obamacare, Abortion, and the Keystone XL pipeline. Then, Michael Brudzinski talks about his study that links fracking to earthquakes. And, Christophe McGlade looks into another study that determines exactly how much of our …

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