Stories by Sonali Kolhatkar

Sonali Kolhatkar is co-director of the Afghan Women's Mission. She is also the host and producer of Uprising Radio, a daily morning radio program at KPFK, Pacifica in Los Angeles. subscribe to Sonali Kolhatkar's feed

Posted on: Aug 14, 2017, Source: Truthdig

Trump’s mercenary supporter Erik Prince has a self-serving proposal for Afghanistan. It must be condemned and rejected.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2017, Source: Truthdig

Even in 2017, Christianity is still the exception to the church-state separation rule.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: Truthdig

Republicans use tragedy to score politicial points instead of saving lives.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: Truthdig

The movement to impeach Trump must be grounded in a larger project to reverse the right-wing agenda.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017, Source: Truthdig

To "make America great again,"Donald Trump is ripping families apart.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: Truthdig

The length and devastation of the war in Afghanistan rivals that of the Vietnam War, but is anyone paying attention?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The president-elect's single greatest weakness is also his most easily exploited.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The Sanders campaign is over, and we are left with the centrist Democrat as the only option to save the country from a rabid Republican.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2016, Source: Truthdig

As of Tuesday morning, nearly 80,000 people had signed a petition calling on Judge Elaine Lu to free Richards.

Posted on: May 23, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Not totally crazy nuttiness.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Why are conservatives insistent on thrusting American women into devastating situations?

Posted on: Feb 21, 2016, Source: Truthdig

Ordinary American women are expected to celebrate a victory, whether it impacts their lives in a positive manner or not.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The Trump campaign isn't being discreet.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2015, Source: Truthdig

If the only resources police bring into schools are their handcuffs and physical prowess, they are not a resource.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The case of Purvi Patel got less attention compared to Governor Mike Pence's controversial new law.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2015, Source: Truthdig

The drought issue is inextricably linked to food production and climate change.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Police officers have so much impunity to kill that now we don’t even bother trying them in court.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2014, Source: Truthdig

We've been here before: at war with a people overseas while “otherizing” their kin here.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Some actually believe that Americans are better off today than they were 40 to 50 years ago.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Big money and homophobia are just some of the issues associated with today's popular global sporting event.