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: Jun 10, 2016, Source: Truthdig

As of Tuesday morning, nearly 80,000 people had signed a ColorOfChange.org 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.

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Amid the upheavals in Thailand, Ukraine and Egypt, wealthy elites have used popular movements and elections to ratify decisions in their favor.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2014, Source: Truthdig

Director Diego Luna's biopic dramatizes roots of Chavez and Dolores Huerta's then-National Farm Workers Association.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: Truthout

The president wants to cement a continuing role for thousands of US troops in Afghanistan.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source: Truthdig

This surveillance of ordinary people, and heads of state, is like nothing we've seen before.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2013, Source: Truthdig

When will American society demand justice?

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The desperation of ordinary Syrians for an end to the civil war has even progressive-minded secularists reluctantly backing war. But history is not on their side.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

These immigrants who are either Muslim or perceived to be Muslim, never know why or for how long their applications are delayed.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: Uprising Radio

One of the world's most renowned scientists and environmental activists, Vandana Shiva, is speaking out on behalf of proposition 37 -- a California effort to label genetically modified foods.

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