European Commission Demands Apple Pay Ireland Back for Billions in Back Taxes

FEATURING CLARK GASCOIGNE – For years multi-national corporations have taken advantage of tax havens in order to maximize profits. That sense of entitlement has received a huge reality check this week with the European Commission’s bombshell decision to demand that the Apple corporation pay a whopping $14.5 billion dollars in back taxes to Ireland, a…

Why Isn’t the Government Tracking Police Custody Deaths?

FEATURING JUSTIN MAZZOLA – The tragic cases of Sandra Bland in Texas and Freddie Gray in Maryland brought to the forefront the disturbing incidence of unexplained deaths in police custody in the US. While individual stories crop up in the news frequently, there is no national accounting of how many people die in while in…

Does a Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Live Up to the Hype?

FEATURING DR. GIUSEPPE GIACCONE – It’s been called the biggest breakthrough in cancer treatment in 25 years. So big that some are even cautiously using the “c” word to describe it: “cure.” I’m talking about immunotherapy, a new way to treat a dreaded disease that is often seen as a potential death sentence for anyone…

Obama’s Trade Legacy: Are the TPP and TTIP Dead?

FEATURING PRESTON PICUS – President Obama, in his last few months in office, is frantically trying to cement his legacy and one of the most important issues is international trade. The liberal Democrat has defied labor unions in championing two widely reviled trade pacts: the TransPacific Partnership (TPP) between the US and a number of…

Colin Kaepernick’s Natl’ Anthem Protest Sparks Right Wing Anger

FEATURING COURTNEY MORRIS – A small act by a football star has exploded in a big way in the traditional and social media and become a symbol of the on-going struggle for racial justice in the US. The 49ers star Colin Kaepernick decided recently that he could no longer stand up when the national anthem…

Corporations Use Digital Technology to Spy on Kids

FEATURING FAITH BONINGER – These days it is not uncommon to see children as young as 3 or 4 playing games on an iPad at a restaurant while their parents enjoy a quiet meal. And, it is also increasingly required that children use digital teaching tools at school. In fact we take pride in developing…

Turkey Invades Syria Over US Objections

FEATURING RAHUL MAHAJAN – Turkish forces have entered Northern Syria in a major escalation of the war. It has cited Kurdish militants as its justification, even as the US and NATO have publicly denounced the move, urging Turkey to stay focused on the fight against the Islamic State. Brett McGurk, U.S special envoy said, “We…

Maya Jupiter’s New Song Asks Us to “Say Her Name”

FEATURING MAYA JUPITER – Los Angeles based rapper and activist Maya Jupiter has a new song out called Madre Tierra in which she expresses the strength and resilience of women and links it to the earth. The Mexican-Turkish singer who was born in La Paz, Mexico, and raised in Sydney, Australia, lives today with her…

No Child Left Alone: Moral Judgments about Parents

FEATURING ASHLEY THOMAS – It was only a few decades ago that parents left their children unattended, playing on the street outside their homes or in the park, walking to school, or running errands. But today, particularly because of fears of child abduction and abuse, parents have become far more vigilant of their children. Either…

Rising Up With Sonali On Free Speech TV!

You may remember Uprising, a program that aired on FSTV about a year ago. I’m so excited to be debuting my new show ‘Rising Up With Sonali’ on Monday August 29th at 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm Eastern. Do tell your friends to tune in every weekday on FSTV at 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm…