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Dec 18 2014

Dec 18 2014 – A Discussion about US Diplomatic Relations with Cuba, Racism and Human Rights Violations

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. And, Bill Fletcher Jr. discusses US’s renewed diplomatic relations with Cuba, human rights violations and race in the US.

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Dec 17 2014

Dec 17 2014 – Max Blumenthal Talks about His Book ‘Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel,’ Gaza, and the US’s Responsibility

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. And, Max Blumenthal, author of ‘Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel,’ talks about the brutal 51-day Israeli war on Gaza, the devastation wreaked on Gaza, how Palestinians are surviving and the US’s responsibility.

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Dec 15 2014

Dec 15 2014 – Juan Cole Discusses the Islamic State, CIA’s Torture Report, US in the Middle East

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. And, Juan Cole discusses ISIS, the CIA torture report, Palestine, John Yoo’s legal memos.

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Dec 12 2014

Dec 12 2014 – Tales of the Grim Sleeper: A Documentary of Police Apathy, Poverty, Drug War, Misogyny and Activism of Ordinary Citizens

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Cristina Mislan analyses breaking news of the day. And, Nick Broomfield and Margaret Prescod discuss ‘Tales of the Grim Sleeper,’ a new documentary that delves deep into a little known story of how a serial killer terrorized a community in South Los Angeles for decades.

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Dec 11 2014

Dec 11 2014 – CIA Torture Report’s Release and Its Effects

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. And, Law Professor, Francis Boyle, and Former CIA Officer, Glenn L. Carle, discuss the importance of the CIA torture report, and the effects of its release.

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Dec 10 2014

Dec 10 2014 – Professor John A. Powell Connects the Dots of Racism in America

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Arun Gupta analyses breaking news of the day. And Professor John A. Powell speaks at Berkeley about the history of racism in the United States and how it’s embedded deep into the fabric of America.

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Dec 09 2014

09 Dec 2014 – Making the Links between Guantanamo and Ferguson

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. And, Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and author, makes the connection between US war, torture and detention abroad, and police brutality and mass incarceration at home.

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Dec 08 2014

Dec 08 2014 – Analysis of Police Brutality Protests across the Country

On this episode of Uprising: Rahul Mahajan analyzes breaking news headlines. And, Kevin Alexander Gray discusses the commmon threads between Ferguson, New York, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Berkeley and police brutality protests across the country.

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Dec 05 2014

05 Dec 2014 – Confronting Mexico’s Disappeared, The Epidemic of US Police Violence, and ALEC’s New Lease on Life

On this episode of Uprising: Rahul Mahajan analyzes breaking news headlines; Nanci Cisneros shares the story of her brother who has disappeared in Mexico; Mychal Denzel Smith discusses Daniel Pantaleo’s non-indictment and the epidemic of police violence; and Brendan Fischer explains why ALEC has a new lease on life after Republican election wins.

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Dec 04 2014

04 Dec 2014 – Marc Solomon’s New Book, “Winning Marriage”; Mumia Abu Jamal’s Commentary; US-led War on ISIS, Its impact on Syria, Iraq

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Arun Gupta analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Marc Solomon discusses his new book, “Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits – and Won.” And, Reese Erlich examines the latest in the US-led war on ISIS, its impact on Syria, and Iraq.

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