2021-01-21 12:10:24

Taking On The Biden-Harris Administration On Day One


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Norman Solomon about Biden-Harris administration on day one.

On January 20, 2021, a majority of Americans heaved a sigh of relief watching Donald Trump leave Washington D.C. for his new Florida residence, and welcoming a new administration that promised truth, decorum, and decency. The all-star lineup of musicians sang tear-jerking syrupy anthems, and many among us cried with joy. And with good reason considering the nightmarish horror of the past four years.

But Sonali's next guest issues a warning with a quote from I.F. Stone that, incoming presidents “make us the dupes of our hopes.”

Read Norman Solomon’s latest article “Don’t Let President Biden ‘Make Us the Dupes of Our Hopes,” HERE.

Norman Solomon is co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” (2006) and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State” (2007). His latest article is entitled “Don’t Let President Biden ‘Make Us the Dupes of Our Hopes.'”

Rising Up with Sonali is a radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. Rising Up With Sonali was built on the foundation of Sonali Kolhatkar's earlier show, Uprising, which became the longest-running drive-time radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles hosted by a woman. RUS airs on Free Speech TV every weekday.

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