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Against the Grain - August 31, 2005 at 12:00pm
What are the human and economic costs of the occupation – for the Iraqi and US people and for the world? A new report released today by the Institute for Policy Studies, titled "The Iraq ...

Against the Grain - August 30, 2005 at 12:00pm
Culture, contends Susan Willis, is much more than it seems. In Portents of the Real, Willis interprets a number of post-9/11 phenomena (such as the DC snipers and the Abu Ghraib torture photos) and ...

Against the Grain - August 29, 2005 at 12:00pm
What happens when your old TV, computer, or VCR becomes obsolete and you chuck it? Most of us don't realize the toxic mix contained in electronics and the public health hazards posed when they are &...

Against the Grain - August 24, 2005 at 12:00pm
In the process of telling a truly amazing -- and true -- story about a fantastically rare tree in British Columbia and the eccentric man who cut it down, John Vaillant recounts in lush detail much of ...

Against the Grain - August 23, 2005 at 12:00pm
How should we interpret what's happening locally, and globally? How do we go about building sustainable and effective movements? Left Turn magazine editors Rayan El-Amine and Max Uhlenbeck discuss the...

Against the Grain - August 22, 2005 at 12:00pm
Host Sasha Lilley talks to economist Ellen Frank, author of The Raw Deal: How Myths and Misinformation About the Deficit, Inflation, and Wealth Improvement Impoverish America...

Against the Grain - August 17, 2005 at 12:00pm
A discussion about finance and American empire with political economists Sam Gindin and Leo Panitch, co-editor of The Socialist Register, and host Sasha Lilley...

Against the Grain - August 16, 2005 at 12:00pm
A look at the 1984-85 British miners' strike and how the defeat of labor in its historic clash with the government of Margaret Thatcher opened the gates to neoliberalism in the UK and beyond. With ...

Against the Grain - August 15, 2005 at 12:00pm
Scientist and critic Meera Nanda, author of Prophets Facing Backward, talks about the parallels between the Religious Right in the US and Hindu nationalism in India. With host Sasha Lilley...

Against the Grain - August 10, 2005 at 12:00pm
An illegal occupation, opposed by the United Nations, but backed by the United States. A displaced population living in refugee camps in other countries, while settlers from the colonizing power ...

Against the Grain - August 9, 2005 at 12:00pm
Detained without trial. Confined and presumed guilty. Ignored, or worse, treated like the enemy. Two shows now on stage highlight the experience of detainment. Playwright Christine Evans discusses ...

Against the Grain - August 8, 2005 at 12:00pm
A discussion of the controversial Bush energy bill, and its expected...

Against the Grain - August 3, 2005 at 12:00pm
Many LGBTQ youth encounter homophobia and transphobia in school. Fellow students, school staff, and sometimes outside anti-gay groups can make life difficult or downright intolerable. Lai-San Seto of ...

Against the Grain - August 2, 2005 at 12:00pm
Many LGBTQ youth encounter homophobia and transphobia in school. Fellow students, school staff, and sometimes outside anti-gay groups can make life difficult or downright intolerable. Lai-San Seto of ...

Against the Grain - August 1, 2005 at 12:00pm
Given the political and economic forces at work in the world today, is everything going downhill? All is not lost. One outstanding example of a popular effort to self-organize in the face of economic ...

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