Sonali Kolhatkar

Sonali Kolhatkar is the founder, host and executive producer of “Rising Up With Sonali,” a television and radio show that airs on Free Speech TV (Dish Network, DirecTV, Roku) and Pacifica stations KPFK, KPFA, and affiliates. 

Why Don’t We See Headlines Touting the Pentagon’s Hefty Price Tag?

Don’t Blame Government Benefits for Inflation—Blame the Modern Economy

How the Wealthiest Countries Schemed to Avoid Economic Commitments at COP26

How a False Narrative Against Government Spending Shapes Legislation

Why Record Numbers of Workers Are Quitting and Striking

The Child Tax Credit Is a Proven Boost to American Families, So Why Are Conservative Democrats Trying to Stop It?

Yes, AOC’s Dress Was Performative Politics, But She Got Her Point Across

The Texas Abortion Ban Ensures Only the Privileged Get Access to Reproductive Care

A Climate Disaster is Unfolding Before Our Eyes…And Politicians Still Refuse to Take Action

Could California End Up With a Trump-Like Governor?

Biden’s Botched Withdrawal From Afghanistan is Consistent With Two Decades of America’s Missteps There

How a Black Lives Matter Leader Started a ‘Freedom School’ Summer Program for Kids

Fed Up With Democrats, Thousands March to Demand Medicare for All

The Jobs Bill Must Protect Dreamers

After Devastating DACA Ruling, Dreamers Vow to Push for Legalization

20 Years of U.S. Occupation Was Brutal in Afghanistan—And So Will Be the Exit

The Trump Charges Obscure a Bigger Story of How the Rich Legally Avoid Taxes

Does Socialism Have a PR Problem?

Making Juneteenth a Holiday Was the Easy Part, Will Real Justice Follow?

There Is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation

We Don’t Need Another Oil Pipeline

How the Tulsa Race Massacre Was a Violent Act of Racist Economic Injustice

Does the U.S. Really Need Another Oil Pipeline?

It’s Past Time to End U.S. Funding of Israeli Violence

Why Big Pharma’s Arguments Against Patent Waivers Don’t Add Up

Modi is Singularly Responsible for India’s Pandemic Disaster

Almost Everything Biden Said About Ending the Afghanistan War Was a Lie

Daunte Wright’s Killing Makes the Case for Shrinking Police Budgets

Why Republicans are Betting the Farm on Attacking Transgender People

How Police Preserve Inequality in Los Angeles—and Everywhere Else

Universal Health Care is a Popular Idea in America, So Why Does Biden Seem Intent on Enriching Private Insurance Companies?

Biden’s New Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is Unprecedented…More for Her Climate Warrior Politics Than Her Identity

The Stockton Experiment: How a Guaranteed Income Can Actually Solve Inequality

Why Big Pharma Shouldn’t Have Any Control Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Black Lives Still Don’t Matter in America

GOP Offers Preview of Brutal Climate Policies in Texas

Why Amazon Is Fighting So Hard to Stop Warehouse Workers From Unionizing

It’s Easy to Fix Inequality: Tax the Rich

The COVID-19 Pandemic Can’t Be Managed, It Has to Be Eradicated

The Republican Dam on Immigration is Cracking, Now They Must Pay for Their Racism

Dear Republicans, Was Your Deal With Trump Worth It?

In America, Business Profits Come First Over the Pandemic

Millions of India’s Farmers Are in a Fight for Their Economic Lives

How to Cure America’s Vaccine Paranoia

Why Biden Should Forgive Billions in Student Debt

Will Biden Ensure My Family is Reunited?

Why Bolivia’s Democratic Comeback Election That Overthrew a Coup Offers Hope for the U.S.

How Coronavirus Exposed the Flaws of the Childcare Economy

In Trump’s America, There Is Death Before Due Process

Trump is Waging War on Us, We Ignore It at Our Peril