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Against the Grain - September 29, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation about misrepresentations of Arabs and Iranians in Western art and the alternative perspectives found in the work of contemporary Middle Eastern and North African arts...

Against the Grain - September 28, 2004 at 12:00pm
Reshaping Regulation. Schwarzenegger's California Performance Review would eliminate 120 boards and commissions as part of a government overhaul. But is the CPR really about streamlining bureaucracy ...

Against the Grain - September 27, 2004 at 12:00pm
Michael Albert, veteran activist and author most recently of Thought Dreams, discusses key questions faced by the left, questions like: Is reformism bad per se? Should the left ever engage in violence...

Against the Grain - September 22, 2004 at 12:00pm
The Racist Right. Richard Butler, founder of the Aryan Nations in the 1970s, died recently. Local activist Norm Gissel reflects on Butler's failure to build his organization in northern Idaho. SPLC's...

Against the Grain - September 21, 2004 at 12:00pm
Anti-Racism and Global Justice. Can race and gender privilege within social justice movements undermine efforts to achieve global justice? How important is it for energetic, well-meaning activists to...

Against the Grain - September 20, 2004 at 12:00pm
Art and Protest. The Cuban revolution produced an enormous number of innovative political posters. Less appreciated, but still impressive, is the graphic art of the American labor movement. Archivist...

Against the Grain - September 15, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation about the netherworld between childhood and adulthood with...

Against the Grain - September 14, 2004 at 12:00pm
Paying for Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is famous for low prices and substandard wages -- but who really pays for what the giant retailer does to its workers? A recent report co-authored by Arin Dube says we ...

Against the Grain - September 13, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation about auto industry politics and alternatives to petroleum-powered cars -- such as electrical vehicles, natural gas vehicles and hybrid cars -- with Bluewater Network's Russell Long and...

Against the Grain - September 8, 2004 at 12:00pm
A Step Forward? A week of marches, rallies, direct action and collective outrage in New York City culminated in ... what? Did progressives win a big victory during RNC week -- or any victory at all? ...

Against the Grain - September 7, 2004 at 12:00pm
A discussion about black women's sexuality with Tricia Rose, author of...

Against the Grain - September 1, 2004 at 12:00pm
What does it mean to witness the dying and death of a loved one? Richard Lichtman has written a memoir about his father's illness and passing, as well as a broader critique of aging and death under ...

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