Rising Up With Sonali – May 23, 2018

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.

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On today’s show, we’ll examine formal policy decision by the Trump administration to separate immigrant families from their children at the border, with our immigration correspondent Juan Escalante. Then, independent journalist Marcy Wheeler will explain the latest in the tangled web of the Mueller investigation from Michael Cohen to Rudy Giuliani. Finally, Tim Shorrock will … Continued


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Rising Up With Sonali – May 11, 2018

On our show today well discuss three health-related stories. First, investigative journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer has written an urgent new book Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change. She’ll explain what Lyme disease is, how it is spreading more rapidly, and how little we know about its testing and treatment. Then, a new investigative report … Continued


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Rising Up With Sonali – May 10, 2018

Today, well explore activism and faults in the US Constitution. First, journalist, historian, and organizer L.A. Kauffman has a new book out called Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism, that couldn’t have been released at a better time. Kauffman will explore the history of past movements and the lessons that we can … Continued


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