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Against the Grain - July 30, 2008 at 12:00pm
Curator Taraneh Hemami and artist Gita Hashemi discuss the art exhibition "Theory of Survival," which probes the activities of the Iranian student movement of the 1960s and '70s. The historian Behrooz Ghamari also comments...

Against the Grain - July 29, 2008 at 12:00pm
In his book "The Death of Sigmund Freud," Mark Edmundson examines Freud's ideas about the human propensity to embrace authoritarianism in politics and in religion.

Against the Grain - July 28, 2008 at 12:00pm
Veteran scholar, author and activist Stanley Aronowitz discusses his book "Left Turn: Forging a New Political Future."

Against the Grain - July 23, 2008 at 12:00pm
"Constantine's Sword" traces the history of religious bigotry from the Emperor Constantine to modern day Evangelical Christianity. And George Lakoff talks about how are brains are wired and how politics can play on our though

Against the Grain - July 22, 2008 at 12:00pm
Radical economist Rick Wolff comments on the ongoing crises in real estate and finance. Also, Jeff Conant and Gopal Dayaneni discuss the new volume "A Community Guide to Environmental Health."

Against the Grain - July 21, 2008 at 12:00pm
In response to calls to "re-institutionalize" marriage, historian Stephanie Coontz describes how marriage has evolved through the ages. And Terry Kupers describes the societal impact of the warehousing of mentally ill...

Against the Grain - July 16, 2008 at 12:00pm
Veteran activist and writer Grace Lee Boggs spoke about the need for a new American Revolution at Left Forum 2008. And labor advocate Elaine Bernard talked about building the power of working people at a Jobs and Justice...

Against the Grain - July 15, 2008 at 12:00pm
Veteran activist and writer Grace Lee Boggs spoke about the need for a new American Revolution at Left Forum 2008. And labor advocate Elaine Bernard talked about building the power of working people at a Jobs and Justice...

Against the Grain - July 14, 2008 at 12:00pm
In her book "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism," Naomi Klein cites as a key case study the imposition of economic shock therapy in Russia after the breakup of the USSR. Also, Kathryn Lybarger discusses...

Against the Grain - July 9, 2008 at 12:00pm
Resisting Gentrification

Against the Grain - July 8, 2008 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - July 7, 2008 at 12:00pm
Appraising 1968 and the Left

Against the Grain - July 2, 2008 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - July 1, 2008 at 12:00pm

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