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Sonali Kolhatkar is a columnist for Truthdig. She also is the founder, host and producer of “Rising Up With Sonali,” a radio and television show that airs on Pacifica stations KPFK and KPFA and will begin airing on Free Speech TV. She is the former founder, host and producer of KPFK Pacifica’s...

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We Need to Understand What Happened on Election Night, and Fast


The first thing that occurred to me when the reality of a Trump presidency became apparent was, “How am I going to explain this to my 9-year-old?” [This is a repost of an article for which Sonali Kolhatkar was honored Sunday by the Los Angeles Press Club.]

Posted on Jun 27, 2017

Disabled Activists Put Their Bodies on the Line to Defend Health Care


Demonstrators oppose the Senate’s newly unveiled health care bill, which repeals many tax increases for wealthy Americans. Those increases helped expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

Posted on Jun 25, 2017

Republicans Keep Missing the Point About Gun Violence—Even When They’re the Targets


Wednesday’s attack on a GOP sports team in Alexandria, Va., offers yet another lesson about gun control, but party politics have gotten in the way.

Posted on Jun 16, 2017

As the Extreme Right Battles a Centrist Democratic Party, Progressives Are Left Out


The interests of most Americans are lost in the struggles between the dominant sectors of both parties, which favor corporate interests over basic human rights and needs.

Posted on Jun 3, 2017

Bears Ears National Monument Is the Next Standing Rock


In attempting to revoke protections for the Utah site, President Trump is furthering settler colonialism of a land inhabited by indigenous people.

Posted on May 26, 2017

Movement for Impeachment Must Be Grounded in Opposition to Trumpism and the GOP


Many on the left are balking at pushing for Donald Trump’s impeachment because of the prospect of a President Pence. But that shouldn’t stop them.

Posted on May 18, 2017

Hillary Clinton Does Not Belong in the Anti-Trump Resistance Movement


The Democratic presidential contender is back in public view, claiming she’s part of the “resistance”—but it’s just another selling point she and establishment Democrats are pushing.

Posted on May 4, 2017

Scientists Get Political—and It’s About Time


Recent steps toward a more considered political stance are helpful to both the scientific community and society at large.

Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Donald Trump’s Modern-Day Gestapo


The Republican Party’s professed reverence for family values doesn’t apply to undocumented immigrants.

Posted on Apr 20, 2017

Many Reasons to March Against Tax Injustice


There are two Americas: one that pays taxes for the public good and one that works hard to pay as little tax as possible. It’s clear which one President Trump serves.

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

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