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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Aug 17 2015

Joe Domanick on LAPD Policing; Hubert Sauper on South Sudan — 8/17/2015

Uprising with Sonali: Chenjerai Kumanyika analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, we’ll speak with the author of Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing, by journalist Joe Domanick. And, award winning film maker Hubert Sauper has released another masterpiece – about South Sudan, the world’s newest country and the crises affecting it called We Come as Friends.
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Aug 12 2015

Yemen’s Catastrophe, Sanders’ Foreign Policy, Zachary Hammond Shooting — 08/12/15

Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Yemen faces a massive humanitarian catastrophe. We’ll speak with the Wall Street Journal’s UN correspondent about why the news isn’t getting more attention. And, Norman Solomon joins us to discuss why Bernie Sanders needs a push on his foreign policy platform. Plus, Zachary Hammond, a white unarmed teenager in South Carolina was recently killed by police. We’ll turn to Chenjerai Kumanyika who’s been …

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Aug 11 2015

BLM’s Activism at Bernie Worked, 20 Years After El Monte Slavery Case — 08/11/2015

Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Then, two days after Black Lives Matter activists confronted Bernie Sanders in Seattle, his campaign released an extensive racial justice platform. We’ll speak with journalist Imani Gandy. And, twenty years after the landmark El Monte raid of a sweatshop that was holding more than 70 Thai nationals captive, we’ll turn to one of the former workers, and an organizer about its legal and moral …

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