Rising Up With Sonali
5:00 AM PT: Monday-Friday
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.
Sonali Kolhatkar presents highlights from "The Power of Nightmares" which looks at the parallels between neoconservatism and political Islam
The First 100 Days: Obama's Progressive Mandate; Black Agenda Report on the Profiling of Black Colleges; On May Day, a Call for Labor, Economic, and Immigration Justice; Empire Notes on Prosecuting Torture; Afghanistan Peace and Development Conference Reportback.
Are Hopes for the U.S. Economy Premature?; Empire Notes on the Roots of the Somali Piracy; Mexican Gun Traffickers Obtain Weapons From US Gun Stores; Black Agenda Report on the Antiwar Movement and Obama; Obama Could Overturn "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
Pakistani and Afghan Women Face Misogynist Justice; Empire Notes on American Exceptionalism, Obama-Style; Obama's Cuba Policy Preserves Embargo; Black Agenda Report on the Case of Mumia Abu Jamal; How Wealthy Americans Made Money on Risky Scams and Hid it Offshore.
G-20 Ignores Protesters, Moves Ahead with Neo-Liberal Agenda to Solve Crisis; Black Agenda Report: Comparing Iraq and Afghanistan; New Israeli Government Veers Sharply to the Right; Prospects for Iraqi Peace.
Pentagon Budget Will Not Stimulate Economy; Black Agenda Report on the AIG Executive Bonuses; Obama Leaves Open Room for Indefinite Detention; Empire Notes on Jon Stewart's Recent Interview; Privacy Advocates Up in Arms Over Google's New Advertising Policies.
Obama is Hit With Accusations of Socialism; Empire Notes on the End on Capitalism's Remedy; Congress Takes Up Food Safety; Black Agenda Report on the Economic "N-word"; Women's History Month Special: A Conversation With Betita Martinez.