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Against the Grain - October 31, 2005 at 12:00pm
One of society's strongest messages is that lifelong monogamous love is the ticket to a happy, secure life. But who or what is pointing us in the direction of long-term coupledom, and why? Laura ...

Against the Grain - October 26, 2005 at 12:00pm
The death toll for US soldiers in Iraq has now officially passed two thousand and yet the occupation goes on, more Iraqis die everyday, and there seems to be no end in sight. There are few people who ...

Against the Grain - October 25, 2005 at 12:00pm
Organizers often talk about connecting the dots. Apparently isolated injustices, they argue, are all manifestations of the same system. So how does this system work, and what can we do about it? Jaron...

Against the Grain - October 24, 2005 at 12:00pm
Mahmood Mamdani discusses his book Good...

Against the Grain - October 19, 2005 at 12:00pm
Irrational thinking may sometimes be harmless and even amusing, but according to Francis Wheen idiotic policy-making and crazy ideas on both the right and the left have hurt countless people around ...

Against the Grain - October 18, 2005 at 12:00pm
The award-winning film "Life Running Out of Control" looks at the potential dangers posed by genetically modified organisms or GMOs...

Against the Grain - October 17, 2005 at 12:00pm
Mike Davis talks about the looming danger of a bird flu pandemic and its connection to global ecological and economic changes wrought by neo-liberal capitalism...

Against the Grain - October 12, 2005 at 12:00pm
British Member of Parliament George Galloway goes head to head with Atlantic Monthly contributing editor Christopher Hitchens over whether the invasion of Iraq was just...

Against the Grain - October 11, 2005 at 12:00pm
It's the ultimate David versus Goliath story, set in today's world of corporate globalization. Two Brits became worldwide heroes for standing up to McDonald's; the story of their years-long struggle ...

Against the Grain - October 10, 2005 at 12:00pm
Alexander Cockburn, radical journalist, author and co-editor of the...

Against the Grain - October 5, 2005 at 12:00pm
Louise Erdrich, who has been called "one of the most gifted, prolific, and...

Against the Grain - October 4, 2005 at 12:00pm
The 5,500 workers at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or CBC have...

Against the Grain - October 3, 2005 at 12:00pm
A look at the indictment of House Majority leader Tom DeLay, with Craig...

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