Sonali Kolhatkar

Broadcast Journalism

Sonali Kolhatkar is the host and executive producer of Rising Up With Sonali, a daily, drive-time nationally syndicated radio and television program.

Rising Up With Sonali is a brand new program. Previously, Sonali hosted and produced Uprising with Sonali, a drive-time radio show that debuted in 2003, making it the longest running drive time radio program in Southern California hosted by a woman of color.

Rising Up With Sonali can be heard on KPFK Pacifica Radio in Southern California on Mondays and Tuesdays and on KPFA Pacifica Radio in Northern California every week day from 8 to 9 am PST. The television version of the program can be viewed on the show’s Vimeo channel and is forthcoming on Free Speech TV (DirecTV, Dish Network, Roku).

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Latest Stories from Rising Up With Sonali:

  • Melvin A. Goodman Gives An In-Depth Account of the Politics of the CIA – EXTENDED INTERVIEW
    by Admin on June 27, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    FEATURING MELVIN GOODMAN – Melvin Goodman’s long career as a respected intelligence analyst at the CIA, specializing in US/Soviet relations, ended abruptly. In 1990, after twenty-four years of service, Goodman resigned when he could no longer tolerate the corruption he witnessed at the highest levels of the Agency. In 1991 he went public, blowing the... […]

  • Whistleblower At the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence
    by Admin on June 27, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    FEATURING MELVIN GOODMAN – Melvin Goodman’s long career as a respected intelligence analyst at the CIA, specializing in US/Soviet relations, ended abruptly. In 1990, after twenty-four years of service, Goodman resigned when he could no longer tolerate the corruption he witnessed at the highest levels of the Agency. In 1991 he went public, blowing the... […]

  • Californians Outraged After Single Payer Put On Hold
    by Admin on June 26, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    FEATURING – California’s Assembly speaker Anthony Rendon has angered advocates of Single Payer healthcare in the nation’s most populous state after he decided to table Senate Bill 562 for a year. The Senate had passed the bill to create a state-run healthcare system but now it appears that single payer may have to wait for... […]

  • Making Sense of the Acquittals of Killer Cops
    by Admin on June 26, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    FEATURING ZENOBIA JEFFRIES – Just days after Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges in the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile, Castile’s family has reached a $3 million settlement with the Minnesota city where the incident took place. The horrifying dash cam video that was recently released, combined with the video taken by Castile’s... […]

  • Kill It To Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism’s Triumph Over Democracy
    by Admin on June 26, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    FEATURING COREY DOLGON – A common refrain at politically progressive gatherings that try to make sense of last November’s election is: how did so many millions of Americans vote against their own interests? It seems as though far too many Americans accept policies that destroy the public sector and believe wild claims about trickle-down economics... […]

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