Sonali Kolhatkar
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  • The Fight Against Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism Won’t Be Won by This White House

    The Trump administration has failed to address threats of violence against Jews and Muslims in the U.S.—but Americans committed to justice can do what the president won’t. Related Entries Major Media Outlets Barred From White House Briefing One Asian-American Slain, Another Wounded in a Kansas Bar Steve […]

  • Why Donald Trump and the GOP Can’t Repeal Obamacare

    Although many Trump supporters express disdain for government-funded programs, some rely heavily on benefits provided by the Affordable Care Act. Related Entries Major Media Outlets Barred From White House Briefing One Asian-American Slain, Another Wounded in a Kansas Bar Steve Bannon Says ‘Deconstruction […]

  • Fake News and Donald Trump’s War on Truth

    The Trump administration has skillfully turned the notion of fake news on its head and weaponized it against the media. Related Entries Major Media Outlets Barred From White House Briefing Why Did Establishment Democrats Nominate Tom Perez for Party Chair? One Asian-American Slain, Another Wounded in a Kansas […]

  • Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Disrespects the Constitution

    A powerful backlash to his poorly implemented executive order shows that the president has bitten off more than he can chew. Related Entries Major Media Outlets Barred From White House Briefing One Asian-American Slain, Another Wounded in a Kansas Bar Steve Bannon Says ‘Deconstruction of Administrative […]

Latest Stories from Rising Up With Sonali

  • Kansas Man Arrested in Killing of Indian Engineer

    FEATURING ARUN KUNDNANI – On February 22nd, at a bar in Olathe, Kansas, an Indian man named Srinivas Kuchibhotla was fatally shot. His friend Alok Madasani, also Indian, and another white American man named Ian Grillot, were both injured. A 51-year old white man named Adam Purinton, a US Navy […]

  • With Standing Rock Camp Burned Down, What’s Next?

    FEATURING JOYE BRAUN – There were fires on Wednesday at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock, North Dakota. They were lit not by law enforcement, but by the water protectors themselves by the time a deadline for the camp to be cleared arrived. Authorities cited safety reasons for the […]

  • Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World

    FEATURING RAMESH SRINIVASAN – Much of the organizing against Donald Trump’s dangerous agenda is taking place on social media and using Internet technology. It is tempting to be enamored of the tools we have at our disposal to communicate with one another given how unprecedented this […]

  • Ramesh Srinivasan Discusses His New Book ‘Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes...

    FEATURING RAMESH SRINIVASAN – Much of the organizing against Donald Trump’s dangerous agenda is taking place on social media and using Internet technology. It is tempting to be enamored of the tools we have at our disposal to communicate with one another given how unprecedented this […]

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