“Featured Videos” archives

Oct 28 2014

Watch Uprising on FSTV 3pm PT/6pm ET

No responses yet

Sep 15 2014

Daisy Hernandez Discusses Her Memoir

Daisy Hernandez’ new memoir is entitled, “A Cup of Water Under My Bed.” The acclaimed Chicana writer Sandra Cisneros called Hernandez’s memoir, “A wonderful, breathtaking, necessary story… I bow deeply in admiration and gratitude.” Daisy Hernandez has written for Ms. Magazine and In These Times. For six years she was an editor at Colorlines.com.

She’s the co-editor of the anthology Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar spoke with Hernandez about her book. Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/I-NnNmcdEkQ

No responses yet

Sep 11 2014

Film Maker John Ennis Discusses His New Doc, Pay2Play

A new documentary by John Wellington Ennis boldly makes the case that the US political system is a game rigged by the rich to benefit the rich. Featuring such experts as Noam Chomsky, Van Jones, John Nichols, Robert Reich, and even the insider Jack Abramoff, the documentary captures the popular discontent that is fueling activism to reform campaign financing in the wake of the Citizens United and McCutcheon Supreme Court rulings.

John Wellington Ennis is the Writer, Director, and Producer of Pay2Play and spoke recently with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about his film. Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/IjmPwB5EkJw

One response so far

Sep 10 2014

Maegan Ortiz Dissects Obama’s Delaying Exec Action On Immigration

President Obama’s announcement over the weekend that he was delaying taking executive action on immigration, sent shock waves through immigrant rights groups. The President revealed his decision in the middle of an NBC interview on Meet the Press, leaving a lot of people scratching their heads.

Maegan Ortiz is an independent journalist and organizer based in Los Angeles. She spoke recently with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about Obama’s decision.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/P0X7TxklPy8M

No responses yet

Sep 05 2014

Akram Abusharar Sues US Over Aid to Israel

A Palestinian American lawyer is suing US government officials over that financial support, which he says makes the US complicit in Israel’s killing of his family members.

Akram Abusharar filed his suit about a month ago, against Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. In it he cites the deaths of dozens of family members over the years, as a result of Israeli policies and military actions.

Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar recently spoke with Mr. Abusharar about his lawsuit. Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/4txJy2kjPN4

One response so far

Aug 28 2014

Conversation with Author and Attorney Lisa Bloom

Lisa Bloom runs her own law firm in Los Angeles called The Bloom Firm. And her latest book, out earlier this year, is entitled “Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It.” She spoke with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar recently about the book in light of the killing of Ferguson, Missouri resident Michael Brown.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/A6HF6BErNDw

No responses yet

Aug 26 2014

Conversation with Prof. Jody Armour – Part 2

Jody David Armour is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America. He is also a Soros Justice Senior Fellow of The Open Society Institute’s Center on Crime, Communities and Culture. Prof. Armour spoke recently with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about the spectrum of racism from racial profiling in department stores, to fatal police killings on the streets.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/5-VP_t_vbmI

No responses yet

Aug 25 2014

Conversation with Prof. Jody Armour – Part 1

Jody David Armour is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America. He is also a Soros Justice Senior Fellow of The Open Society Institute’s Center on Crime, Communities and Culture. Prof. Armour spoke recently with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about the spectrum of racism from racial profiling in department stores, to fatal police killings on the streets.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/CAj2imY4WxM

No responses yet

Aug 25 2014

Michele Sutter On California’s Efforts to Get Money Out of Politics

Michele Sutter is the co-founder of Money Out, Voters In, Chair of Yes on Prop 49. She spoke recently with Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar about recent efforts to overturn the Citizens United Supreme Court decision.

Watch a video of the interview here: http://youtu.be/J28HAy6C9zM

No responses yet

Aug 22 2014

Ixya Herrera Wows Audience with Live Performance

Ixya Herrera was only 12-years-old when she launched her musical career by sharing the stage with her idol Linda Ronstadt at the Tuscon Mariachi Conference in 1992. Amazed by Herrera’s performance, Ronstadt invited the young singer to perform on her “Fiesta Mexicana Tour”. Four years later, Herrera released her first album, Primavera (Mexican Classics) which earned her a star for musical excellence from Billboard Magazine. Herrera just released her third album last month called ‘Voz y Guitarra’ featuring legendary Mexican guitarist Elias Torres.

Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar recently interviewed Herrera and asked her about her music and influences. Watch a video of the interview here (live performance is near the end): http://youtu.be/iX1Zi0V3kY0

No responses yet

Next »