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Against the Grain - August 31, 2004 at 12:00pm
What will happen to the Supreme Court if Bush wins -- or if Kerry does? Also, what if a simple, additional tax on California's rich would solve the state's budget woes? Edward Lazarus, author and ...

Against the Grain - August 30, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation about the money behind the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and the Bush, Kerry and Nader campaigns with Alex Knott from the Center for Public Integrity and Michelle ...

Against the Grain - August 25, 2004 at 12:00pm
Attempts to privatize power, from South Korea to...

Against the Grain - August 24, 2004 at 12:00pm
Left Behind? Neoliberalism has accomplished a shocking upward redistribution of wealth. Lisa Duggan contends that the right, much more than the left, has successfully connected its economic goals ...

Against the Grain - August 23, 2004 at 12:00pm
Bush's No Child Left Behind policy has been slammed by...

Against the Grain - August 18, 2004 at 12:00pm
Transnational Feminism. Globalization, nationalism, migration, political conflict: all have often unrecognized impacts on the gendered and sexual lives of people worldwide. Gaining insight into ...

Against the Grain - August 17, 2004 at 12:00pm
Cold War, Chess War. It was about chess -- and so much more. Cold War politics, iconoclastic beliefs, negotiating brinksmanship, fiery tempers: all of this permeated the 1972 world championship ...

Against the Grain - August 16, 2004 at 12:00pm
Subverting the Dominant Paradigm...

Against the Grain - August 11, 2004 at 12:00pm
Is organic, small-scale agriculture leading the way for a more humane, ecologically-sound future? Or is the picture more complicated? Julie Guthman, author Agrarian Dreams elucidates the complex ...

Against the Grain - August 10, 2004 at 12:00pm
A look at pensions and the political economy of old age provision. New Left Review's Robin Blackburn, author of Banking on Death, talks with Sasha Lilley about the neoliberal agenda to privatize ...

Against the Grain - August 9, 2004 at 12:00pm
From Dark Streets to the Blacklist. Long shadows, angst, people trapped in impossible circumstances -- these are the characteristics most associated with film noir. But the content and context of ...

Against the Grain - August 4, 2004 at 12:00pm
Constructing A Vision. Radical theory without practice makes no sense; radical practice without theory seems a colossal waste of time and energy. In a new book Michael Albert constructs a radical ...

Against the Grain - August 3, 2004 at 12:00pm
Analyzing Therapy. While psychotherapy can transform people's lives, what are its limits -- and what are the limits of the conventional view that sees therapy as a science? Pychotherapist, ...

Against the Grain - August 2, 2004 at 12:00pm
Unsustainable Suburbia? Ah, suburbia. Everyone dreams of having a large house with a large yard, surrounded by a white picket fence, removed from the dirt and crime of the city. Or at least, that&#...

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