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Against the Grain is a radio and web media project whose aim is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters -- political, economic, social and cultural -- important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Against the Grain is co-hosted and co-produced by Sasha Lilley and C.S. Soong.
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Against the Grain - May 31, 2006 at 12:00pm
Anthony Arnove: How soon should US and other foreign troops leave Iraq?
Against the Grain - May 30, 2006 at 12:00pm
The 50th anniversary of the publication of one of the most important poems in US history - "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg. Famously aired on KPFA, the poem set off a storm of controversy.
Against the Grain - May 24, 2006 at 12:00pm
Interview with the maker of the documentary film "Arna's Children," and Mariam Shahin, the author of "Palestine: A Guide."
Against the Grain - May 23, 2006 at 12:00pm
Phil Gasper talks to host Sasha Lilley about whether the Communist Manifesto is still relevant today.
Against the Grain - May 22, 2006 at 12:00pm
John Vaillant talks about the state of the world's forests, the environment, and his new book.
Against the Grain - May 17, 2006 at 12:00pm
David Noble: Has the biblical myth of the promised land influenced past and present notions of progress, technology, and the market?
Against the Grain - May 16, 2006 at 12:00pm
Paul Stamets: Can mushrooms save the world?
Against the Grain - May 15, 2006 at 12:00pm
The new documentary "Class Dismissed: How Television Frames the Working Class," which features Barbara Ehrenreich, Robin DG Kelley, Pepi Leistyna and others, shines a spotlight on class in ...
Against the Grain - May 10, 2006 at 12:00pm
Against the Grain will feature Hamza Yusuf, a prominent Muslim thinker based at the Zaytuna Institute in Hayward, California, spoke at a recent event entitled "Does God Love War? The Fine Line ...
Against the Grain - May 9, 2006 at 12:00pm
In the documentary "Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety" Kathleen...
Against the Grain - May 8, 2006 at 12:00pm
A discussion of the legacy of California's Proposition 13 for traffic law and the state's tax base, public services, and education. With attorney Sherry Gendelman and Lenny Goldberg of the California...
Against the Grain - May 3, 2006 at 12:00pm
Environmentalists often emphasize statistics, causal relationships, and policy trends. Laurie Lawlor likes to experience things firsthand. Her careful year-round observations of a wetland on her ...
Against the Grain - May 2, 2006 at 12:00pm
Endemic corruption and cronyism in the awarding of reconstruction contracts to US firms in Iraq has gotten a fair amount of coverage. Yet similar misdeeds in Afghanistan are less well known. Afghan ...
Against the Grain - May 1, 2006 at 12:00pm
On May Day and in the context of the mass strike/boycott in support of immigrant rights, a look at the challenges, as well as enormous potential, of organizing immigrant workers and how connecting ...