2022-02-24 18:24:00

Shouldn’t Biden Take on U.S. Poverty Instead of Russia?



The Biden Administration has spent weeks fixated on Russia’s encroachment of Eastern Ukraine, readying responses such as troops and sanctions. In fact, Ukraine and Russia have occupied the headlines of newspapers and dominated broadcast news coverage so heavily that one might imagine the weight of the world rests on the U.S. keeping Russia in check. This may be unsurprising considering Biden’s falling popularity–war has been a sure-fire booster of Presidents in the past.

But, journalist Ramzy Baroud warns that Biden’s real challenge is not Russia (or China), but poverty in America.

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.

Missed an episode?  Check out Rising Up on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org

 

Biden Administration Biden’s falling popularity dominated broadcast news Eastern Ukraine Newspapers poverty in America Ramzy Baroud Rising Up with Sonali Russia (or China) Russia’s encroachment Ukraine and Russia

Economy

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Will Discrimination Be Overturned Next?

Will Discrimination Be Overturned Next?

Mobilized

Jean Su, Senior Attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

Jean Su, Senior Attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

The Randi Rhodes' Show

The Effects of A Possible Rail Strike

The Effects of A Possible Rail Strike

The Randi Rhodes' Show

What Happens When Hate Tries to Win

What Happens When Hate Tries to Win

The David Pakman Show

Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits Voting for Herschel Walker is "Asking a Lot"

Marjorie Taylor Greene Admits Voting for Herschel Walker is "Asking a Lot"

The Thom Hartmann Program

Herschel Walker Wants IRS Agents to Stop "Men in Women's Sports"

Herschel Walker Wants IRS Agents to Stop "Men in Women's Sports"

Democracy Now!

Warnock vs. Walker, Round 2: Georgia Breaks Voting Records in Senate Runoff Election

Warnock vs. Walker, Round 2: Georgia Breaks Voting Records in Senate Runoff Election

Democracy Now!

Publishing Is Not a Crime: NYT, The Guardian & More Urge Biden Admin to Drop Charges Against Assange

Publishing Is Not a Crime: NYT, The Guardian & More Urge Biden Admin to Drop Charges Against Assange

Democracy Now!

African Nations Reliant on Grain Imports Seek Ukraine Diplomacy as U.S., Europe Align Against Russia

African Nations Reliant on Grain Imports Seek Ukraine Diplomacy as U.S., Europe Align Against Russia

Democracy Now!

Ukraine "Skeptical" of Ceasefire Russia Could Use to Cement Occupation, Even as Grain Exports Resume

Ukraine "Skeptical" of Ceasefire Russia Could Use to Cement Occupation, Even as Grain Exports Resume

Democracy Now!

How to End the War in Ukraine: Matt Duss and Ray McGovern Debate U.S. Policy on Russia, NATO & More

How to End the War in Ukraine: Matt Duss and Ray McGovern Debate U.S. Policy on Russia, NATO & More

Democracy Now!

"Promoting Stability or Fueling Conflict?": Biden’s U.S. Arms Sales Boom, Ukraine to Saudi Arabia

"Promoting Stability or Fueling Conflict?": Biden’s U.S. Arms Sales Boom, Ukraine to Saudi Arabia

Related

Democracy Now!

Phyllis Bennis on Progressive Dems Retracting Letter Urging Diplomacy to End Ukraine War

Phyllis Bennis on Progressive Dems Retracting Letter Urging Diplomacy to End Ukraine War

The David Pakman Show

Ron DeSantis Suddenly Friendly to Biden Because FL Needs Money

Ron DeSantis Suddenly Friendly to Biden Because FL Needs Money

The Thom Hartmann Program

Did Biden Accomplish One of the Largest Economic Recovers Ever?

Did Biden Accomplish One of the Largest Economic Recovers Ever?

Democracy Now!

As Afghan People Boil Grass to Eat, U.S. Refuses to Release $7 Billion of Frozen Afghan Assets

As Afghan People Boil Grass to Eat, U.S. Refuses to Release $7 Billion of Frozen Afghan Assets

Proud Partners