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Against the Grain - January 31, 2007 at 12:00pm
Peter Miller's award-winning film about the extraordinary power and impact of a song called "The Internationale."

Against the Grain - January 30, 2007 at 12:00pm
Richard Dawkins, author of the best-selling book "The God Delusion," has made a film entitled "Root of All Evil?"

Against the Grain - January 29, 2007 at 12:00pm
Earl Sheridan, on race and racism in American films.

Against the Grain - January 24, 2007 at 12:00pm
U.C. Santa Cruz professor Dana Frank talks about how women are transforming banana unions in Latin America. And a staffer at US/LEAP describes the targeting of trade unionists in Colombia.

Against the Grain - January 23, 2007 at 12:00pm
Gopal Dayaneni and Aaron Shuman co-authored a report about the recycling of electronics in prisons by a company called UNICOR. Freda Cobb witnessed, and apparently was affected by, UNICOR's operations.

Against the Grain - January 22, 2007 at 12:00pm
Anarchist thinker Harold Barclay discusses notions of power and domination.

Against the Grain - January 17, 2007 at 12:00pm
Social theorist David Theo Goldberg discusses race and racism in relation to modernity, privatization, and the neoliberal state.

Against the Grain - January 16, 2007 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - January 15, 2007 at 12:00pm
Race to Communicate: In what ways does the news media represent, or misrepresent, race?

Against the Grain - January 10, 2007 at 12:00pm
Social Movements and Health in Latin America: landless rural workers in Brazil; Venezuela's public health system and issues of social inequity.

Against the Grain - January 9, 2007 at 12:00pm
Are Refugees Protected?

Against the Grain - January 8, 2007 at 12:00pm
John Manley on the origins of the welfare state, plus, Sasha Abramsky on Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson.

Against the Grain - January 3, 2007 at 12:00pm
Worker Centers: In a world of low wage, decentralized work and declining union membership, what can workers do who want to organize themselves and act collectively?

Against the Grain - January 2, 2007 at 12:00pm
A discussion of the life and times of muckraking journalist, anti-racist organizer, and memoirist Jessica Mitford.

Against the Grain - January 1, 2007 at 12:00pm
How should we understand the social and economic forces, often labeled...

Against the Grain - January 1, 2007 at 12:00pm
How should we understand the social and economic forces, often labeled...

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