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Against the Grain - December 27, 2006 at 12:00pm
Is the Bush Administration Fascist? Radical writer Matthew Lyons, co-author of "Rightwing Populism in America."

Against the Grain - December 26, 2006 at 12:00pm
Robert Fitch, author of "Solidarity for Sale", and SEIU organizer Gabe Kramer debate the impact of the mafia on US trade unions.

Against the Grain - December 25, 2006 at 12:00pm
Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair speaks about her successful fight to end prayer in public schools in this historic talk from 1965.

Against the Grain - December 20, 2006 at 12:00pm
A conversation about Amilcar Cabral; Plus, Mark Jackson discusses his new play "The Forest War."

Against the Grain - December 19, 2006 at 12:00pm
What are multinational corporations doing in African nations like Liberia?

Against the Grain - December 18, 2006 at 12:00pm
David Shenk explains how chess has served as a metaphor for society and as a powerful intellectual tool.

Against the Grain - December 13, 2006 at 12:00pm
A look at what payday lenders, check-cashers, and other players in the so-called fringe economy are doing to the working poor.

Against the Grain - December 12, 2006 at 12:00pm
Gar Alperovitz discusses his book "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy."

Against the Grain - December 11, 2006 at 12:00pm
Kristina Wong examines mental illness in "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," and Meizhu Lui on where Asians fit within the US racial hierarchy

Against the Grain - December 6, 2006 at 12:00pm
Should women who defend themselves be criminalized? And how is disability being constructed in the New World Order?

Against the Grain - December 4, 2006 at 12:00pm

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