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Against the Grain - July 27, 2005 at 12:00pm
How did religious groups end up wielding such significant political power in this country? When did big business ally itself with Christian fundamentalists? Chip Berlet addresses many of these issues...

Against the Grain - July 26, 2005 at 12:00pm
Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri contend that their concept of the multitude can contribute to the task of resurrecting -- or reinventing -- the Left. They link the multitude's potential to trends in ...

Against the Grain - July 25, 2005 at 12:00pm
A hundred years ago the IWW was formed to create “one big union” – a radical umbrella that would encompass workers of all races, trades and levels of skill, ready to take on capitalism...

Against the Grain - July 20, 2005 at 12:00pm
What happens when academics expose the misdeeds of some of the most powerful corporations in America? Dow, Monsanto, Union Carbide, and other chemical companies have challenged the scholarship of ...

Against the Grain - July 19, 2005 at 12:00pm
Is Big Labor on the verge of a momentous breakup? Will anything be resolved at the AFL-CIO's convention next week? John Borsos of SEIU, which together with five other unions is demanding fundamental ...

Against the Grain - July 18, 2005 at 12:00pm
In Bebe Moore Campbell's new novel 72 Hour Hold, a woman tries to cope with, among other things, her college-age mentally-ill daughter. The book explores parental expectations, relationships under ...

Against the Grain - July 13, 2005 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - July 12, 2005 at 12:00pm
Can progressives put aside what they want to believe about the US-led invasion of Iraq and simply listen to the Iraqis themselves? That's what Pacifica Radio journalist Aaron Glantz did; his sometimes...

Against the Grain - July 11, 2005 at 12:00pm
A famously independent and iconoclastic thinker, Camille Paglia has a new book out, about poetry. In Break, Blow, Burn she analyzes 43 poems that people outside academe can read, appreciate and flat-...

Against the Grain - July 6, 2005 at 12:00pm
KPFA & Pacifica: The Early Years...

Against the Grain - July 5, 2005 at 12:00pm
US Elites, Historically...

Against the Grain - July 4, 2005 at 12:00pm

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