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Against the Grain - October 29, 2003 at 12:00pm
A discussion about the history, present, and future of the Iraqi labor...
Against the Grain - October 28, 2003 at 12:00pm
A conversation with anthropologist Devon Pena about workers at the assembly...
Against the Grain - October 27, 2003 at 12:00pm
Will Syria be the next target of US military aggression? Perhaps it's time to take a deeper look at Syria in all its complexity -- its history, politics, economy, culture, and religious landscape. ...
Against the Grain - October 22, 2003 at 12:00pm
Social movements without a solid theoretical foundation can be disjointed or, worse, misdirected. So what theory can help guide the Left through the complexities of today's world? Author and educator ...
Against the Grain - October 21, 2003 at 12:00pm
It's the other September 11th: the brutal overthrow of the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende in Chile, orchestrated by Henry Kissinger and the CIA. "Chile: Promise of Freedom&...
Against the Grain - October 20, 2003 at 12:00pm
The war in Iraq may lead some to think that another age of colonial occupation has begun. Yet eminent Marxist scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood believes that imperialism under capitalism is distinguished by...
Against the Grain - October 15, 2003 at 12:00pm
Neoliberal prescriptions applied around the globe have left many progressives skeptical of orthodox economic theory. And yet what alternative theories exist? Labor economist Michael Yates argues that ...
Against the Grain - October 14, 2003 at 12:00pm
Noted writer, filmmaker and public intellectual Tariq Ali has extensively studied the history of resistance in Iraq from the days of the British empire. In a speech provided by Working TV, he talks ...
Against the Grain - October 13, 2003 at 12:00pm
Is North Korea the US military's next target? Could be. But contrary to reports that Kim Jong Il is irrational, psychotic, or even insane, North Korea's policies are logical and consistent, driven in ...