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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

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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Aug 26 2015

Media Coverage of Economy; DeRay McKesson on Campaign Zero; 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina — 08/26/2015

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Then, what if the news media covered poverty like they cover the stock market? And, Black Lives Matter activists have released a detailed plan to end police brutality. We’ll turn to prominent organizer DeRay McKesson. Plus, ten years after Hurricane Katrina, Monique Harden joins us to discuss environmental justice and more.
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Aug 25 2015

Jewish Iranians on Nuclear Deal, Immigrant Children in Detention, Amazon’s Brutal Workplace — 08/25/15

On this episode of Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, as the US-Iran deal faces opposition in Congress, we’ll examine what the Iranian Jewish community thinks of it, with guest Reese Erlich. Then, President Obama’s immigration family detention policy faces a hurdle as a federal judge declares it unlawful. And, Amazon.com’s brutal workplace and what it means for work, society and family.
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Aug 24 2015

Glenn Greenwald on Ashley Madison Hack; Art & Activism; Why Americans Don’t Vacation — 08/24/15

On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Rahul Mahajan analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, The moralistic glee over the Ashley Madison hack has angered journalist Glenn Greenwald. We’ll speak with him about the implications for privacy. And, acclaimed political art curator Nato Thompson joins us to discuss his new book Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century. Plus, Americans take the least vacations in the industrialized world. We’ll speak with Steve …

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Aug 21 2015

Aspen Baker on Being Pro-Voice, Eric Mann on School Militarization — 08/21/15

On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, in the wake of the latest Planned Parenthood controversy, we’ll speak with Aspen Baker about her book Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight. And, we’ll be joined in studio by Eric Mann, director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center and it’s Fight for the Soul of the Cities campaign. He’ll be discussing police militarization of …

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Aug 20 2015

Police Spying on BLM, Journalist Videos Cops Abuse Disabled Black Man — 08/20/15

On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, New York police have been surveilling activists with Black Lives Matter. We’ll speak with George Joseph, reporter for The Intercept who obtained internal documents on the story. And, Chaédria LaBouvier, a reporter with Elle Magazine, recently witnessed a large number of police officers abusing a homeless disabled man in San Francisco. She captured the incident on video and will …

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Aug 19 2015

Ramona Africa Speaks, Undocumented Activist Wins Victory — 08/19/15

On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Ramona Africa joins us in studio – she’s the sole survivor of the Philadelphia bombing of the MOVE house 30 years ago. And, an LGBT undocumented activist from Guatemala has been fighting deportation while taking sanctuary in a church in Austin – we’ll speak with Sulma Franco and organizer Alejandro Caceres.
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Aug 18 2015

Chelsea Manning Targeted; Calif. Drought; ‘The Disaster Profiteers’ — 08/18/2015

On this edition of Uprising with Sonali, Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, military whistleblower Chelsea Manning faces indefinite solitary confinement for absurd-sounding charges – Evan Greer with Fight for the Future will explain what’s happening. And, as California’s drought continues, Conner Everts, co-chair of Southern California Watershed Alliance joins us in studio to discuss shade balls, forest fires, the water bond, and desalination. Plus, Jon C. Mutter will discuss his new …

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