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Against the Grain - January 28, 2004 at 12:00pm
Same-Sex Partners Under Fire. Gay marriage may become an ugly wedge issue in this year's elections. But GLBT activists aren't just pushing for state-sanctioned weddings; many also want the gay- ...

Against the Grain - January 27, 2004 at 12:00pm
At the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India, activists gathered to strategize about the relationship between war-mongering and the global expansion of capital. Walden Bello, Boris Kagarlitsky, Rania ...

Against the Grain - January 26, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation with Thomas Linzey, who works to protect communities and local democratic processes from the designs of agribusiness and other large corporations. Linzey directs the Pennsylvania-based ...

Against the Grain - January 21, 2004 at 12:00pm
Insights into the life and ideas of C.L.R. James, the radical thinker from Trinidad whose ideas on race, class, and oppression have influenced many on the Left...

Against the Grain - January 20, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation with Julie Otsuka, author of When the Emperor was Divine, a novel about the Japanese American internment experience...

Against the Grain - January 19, 2004 at 12:00pm
John L. Jackson Jr. talks about his book Harlemworld: Doing Race and Class in Contemporary Black America...

Against the Grain - January 14, 2004 at 12:00pm
Antonio Gramsci wrote most of his important work while in prison in Italy. Almost seventy years after his death, his ideas about domination and civil society continue to resonate. Gramsci expert ...

Against the Grain - January 13, 2004 at 12:00pm
A look at the ongoing lawsuit brought by former IBM employees against the company, claiming that the cancers they contracted were caused by chemicals in the workplace...

Against the Grain - January 12, 2004 at 12:00pm
Local Station Board Special: Featuring candidates Ben Saari, Marnie Tattersall, Jack Lee Chernos, Michael Lubin, Gordon Waters, Willie Ratcliff, Ann Hallatt, and Bill Callison. Hosted by William ...

Against the Grain - January 7, 2004 at 12:00pm
Voices of people displaced by large dam projects...

Against the Grain - January 6, 2004 at 12:00pm
Ian Haney Lopez, Boalt law professor and author of Racism on Trial: The Chicano Fight for Justice, discusses the rise of the Chicano movement in Los Angeles and explores the role of common sense in ...

Against the Grain - January 5, 2004 at 12:00pm
A discussion about the multiple threats posed by the...

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