Superbowl Politics, A New American Progressive Electorate, That Time When I Proposed a New Show on KPCC, the Forgetting of Syria’s Dead, and the Implications of Scalia’s Death
In this new episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar reflects on the Superbowl which she has seen only twice in her life. Also, how there is a new American progressive electorate with growing power as per a new book by Steve Phillips,
Ruminations on Iowa Caucuses and the Distractions of Primary Elections, Why Does Our Society Shit on Artists? And HowSo Many Are Americans Wrongfully Convicted
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar explores public fascination with the horserace aspects of primary elections and asks whys Sanders soft on Clinton? Plus, a lengthy rant on how our modern American society mistreats artists.
Meeting Juan Felipe Herrera, Thank God for Childcare, Freaky Zika Virus, Barbie’s New Curves, and Badass Eva Schloss
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar describes her interview with US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, launches a diatribe against the lack of subsidies for childcare, puts the scary Zika virus into perspective,
How Non-Americans View Trump and US Politics, How I Realized a Bollywood Love Story Was a Radical Anti-Imperialist Film, Remembering the 1991 Gulf War, Oklahoma Rapist Cop Gets What He Deserves, and Liberal Establishment’s Hypocritical Critique of Sa
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar is BACK after a LONG 2-month hiatus (she’s really sorry for the silence) and discusses her trip to Dubai to visit family and how all her non-American friends are laughing at…
Wishing I Could Ignore Donald Trump, Missouri’s Exciting Anti-Racist Campus Fight, Veterans Day Should Vanish Alongside War, and Aziz Ansari Is Master of Truth-telling
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar discusses the latest GOP Debate, why it’s so painful to say Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s names, how the corporate media are feeding the Trump insanity, how exciting it is to…
Rapist Cops and Cops Who Stage Their Own Killing, How Hawaii’s Vote Is Not About Sovereignty, The Best New Book About ISIS, And Why I Hate Royals
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar discusses the latest story on police abuse – this time how hundreds of cops are dismissed for rape and sexual violence, and the bizarre story of the Chicago cop who staged…
How to Understand the Complexity of Middle East Wars, Plus News From Haiti, the South China Sea, and More. And, GOP Debate Disgustingness, Plus, Will The Young Black Girl in SC Ever Get Justice For Being Brutalized by a Cop?
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar discusses Us policy in the Middle East, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran, and more. And, she assigns listeners to read up on news of Haiti's elections and the South China Sea near-war b...
Media Ignores Drone Papers, Benghazi Hearing Obscures Libya Chaos, Yes I Got to Interview Shirin Ebadi, BLM Hold DNC Feet to Fire, and Yay – Prison Phone Costs Slashed!
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar discusses her latest column in Truthdig about the Intercept’s Drone Papers and how Obama should be considered a mastermind of international murders. Plus how the Republicans are fiddling with Ben...
Why Bernie Sanders Lost Me In the Dem Debate, New Revelations on the Drone War in Afghanistan, and the Beauty and Power of Trans-National Solidarity
In this episode of Uprising Uncut, host Sonali Kolhatkar discusses the Democratic Presidential Debate and why Bernie Sanders needs us to hold him accountable on everything other than economic policy. And a shout out to The Intercept's Jeremy Scahill on...
Why I Am Against All Homework and Testing, the Wars in Afghanistan and Syria, and Why We Shouldn’t Indulge Gun Nuts With Facts
In this sixth episode of Uprising Uncut, Sonali APOLOGIZES for skipping last weeks podcast, goes off on a crazy-sounding rant about why homework and testing are the devils work, and then moves on to