Rising Up With Sonali – April 26, 2017

Rising Up With Sonali

A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

Upcoming Episode

What is Behind The Rise of Jean-Luc Mélenchon in France?

Rising Up With Sonali

On today’s show we’ll examine the upcoming French Presidential elections and the rise of the leftist candidate Jean-Luc Mlenchon. My guest Jean Bricmont will join us from Paris to explain the significance of Mlenchon’s candidacy. And, Robert Weissman of Public Citizen will explain what his organization has found about Donald Trump’s meetings with corporate CEOs … Continued


Trump Escalates War and Rhetoric From Afghanistan to North Korea

Rising Up With Sonali

Donald Trump’s escalating actions and rhetoric from Afghanistan to North Korea are a dangerous moment for global peace. Days after the US dropped a 22,000-lb so-called “Mother of All Bombs” on Afghanistan we’ll turn to Codepink co-founder Medea Benjamin for a discussion. And, the airline industry’s practices are under intense scrutiny in the wake of … Continued


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