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Sep 11 2015

14 Years After 9/11, the Uber Economy, Green Burial — 09/11/15

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, fourteen years after the September 11th attacks, we’ll survey US foreign and domestic policy with Hussam Ayloush of the Council on American Islamic Relations. And, we’ll examine the trials and travails of Uber with several legal decisions on drivers who are demanding to be treated as employees. My guest Steven Hill has written a book about the “Uber economy.” …

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Sep 10 2015

Planned Parenthood Hearings, Union Benefits Study, Harness the Sun — 09/10/15

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, a Congressional witch hunt on Planned Parenthood begins this week – RH Reality Check’s Emily Crockett attended yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee meeting and will report back. And, a new study on upward mobility for children of low-income parents concludes that parental union membership is a big plus. Also, author Philip Warburg will discuss his new book Harness the Sun: …

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Sep 09 2015

Native Tribes Oppose Serra Sainthood, Freddie Gray Settlement, Burt’s Bees Petition — 09/09/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, California’s native tribes strongly oppose Pope Francis’ planned canonization of Father Junipero Serra – we’ll speak with Valentin Lopez. And, as Baltimore approves a major $6.4 million settlement to the family of Freddie Gray, we’ll find out how the court case against officers is developing with activist Brandon Grier. Plus, the Organic Consumers Association urges Burt’s Bees to cut …

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Sep 08 2015

Guatemala Elections, Right Wing Attacks Black Lives Matter, Unicorn Tech Bubble — 09/08/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, corruption scandals and popular protest in Guatemala have rocked the country. Maria Luisa Rosal of School of the Americas Watch will join us. And, the GOP, Fox News, and cops are banding together to malign Black Lives Matter – we’ll hear from Melina Abdullah. Plus, how so-called unicorn companies are inflating a dangerous economic bubble – economist Doug Henwood …

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Sep 04 2015

Robert Fisk on Syria War, Ojibwe Challenge Treaty, Alaska’s Indigenous Climate Activism — 09/04/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as the world is haunted by the images of a 3-year old Syrian boy’s body we’ll turn today to acclaimed journalist Robert Fisk, Middle East correspondent for the Independent. And, Joe Plumer, an attorney for the White Earth band of Ojibwe, joins us to discuss how members of his community are challenging an 1855 US treaty. Plus, as a …

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Sep 03 2015

Fossil Fuel CEO Pay, Drone Future, California Solitary Ruling — 09/03/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Fossil Fuel companies pay their CEOs so obscenely that it is driving them to put the planet in peril – we’ll speak with Sarah Anderson. And, Marjorie Cohn joins us to warn against a future involving drones armed with weapons – in the US. Plus, a federal judge has severely restricted the use of solitary confinement in California …

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Sep 02 2015

Greek Elections and Refugee Crisis, Lebanon’s #YouStink Protests, New Book, ‘Measuring Manhood’ — 09/02/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Greece will hold snap elections in a few weeks, even as it continues to struggle with its economy, and the new problem of thousands of incoming migrants – we’ll turn to Costas Panayotakis. And, mass protests in Lebanon are demanding the resignation of the Environment Minister under the hashtag YouStink – journalist Jackson Allers will join us from Beirut. …

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Sep 01 2015

What’s Behind ADHD Diagnoses, Asian Bashing Prevails, Untold Story of Black Domestic Workers — 09/01/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Dr. Deborah Budding joins us to discuss why there are so many kids diagnosed with ADHD, as part of our series on the Science of Health. And, what’s behind all the Asian bashing in the presidential election – Vincent Pan will explain. Plus, we’ll explore the forgotten history of Black domestic workers organizing for their rights with historian and …

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Aug 28 2015

Mass Incarceration, US Natl’ Parks’ History, Ugandan Activist Speaks — 08/28/15

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On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, former Symbionese Liberation Army member James Kilgore joins us. He’s now a professor and has written a new book called Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of our Time. And we’ll explore the sordid history of US National Parks involving the displacement of Native American tribes. Plus, Ugandan activist Bukenya Muusa joins us …

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Aug 27 2015

Ted Rall on LA Times and Snowden, Mass Shooting Study, India’s Upper Castes Riot — 08/27/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Award winning political cartoonist and writer Ted Rall joins us to discuss his recent clash with the LA Times, and his new book on Edward Snowden. And, in the wake of the Virginia TV shootings, researcher Adam Lankford will discuss his conclusions about mass shootings in the US. Plus, upper caste Indians fight – for greater privileges. Dalit American …

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