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Against the Grain - May 31, 2004 at 12:00pm
Racism and Common Sense: According to Ian Haney López, a kind of everyday common sense explains why racial prejudice persists today. In a new book, the U.C. Berkeley law professor also ...

Against the Grain - May 26, 2004 at 12:00pm
Were the FBI's attempts to neutralize dissident targets, under its notorious COINTELPRO program, an aberration from or an integral element of the Bureau's continuing mission? David Cunningham, who ...

Against the Grain - May 25, 2004 at 12:00pm
After years of decline, is labor poised for...

Against the Grain - May 24, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation with Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said...

Against the Grain - May 19, 2004 at 12:00pm
Neoliberalism has accomplished a shocking upward redistribution of wealth. Lisa Duggan contends that the right, much more than the left, has successfully connected its economic goals with cultural and...

Against the Grain - May 17, 2004 at 12:00pm
Migrant nannies, housecleaners, and other domestic workers are largely invisible members of the working class worldwide, but play a key role in the global economy. Rhacel Parreñas, Arlie ...

Against the Grain - May 12, 2004 at 12:00pm
Who would want to forget the largest worldwide protest mobilization ever? Not the creators of the volume 2/15, which records in photos and words the marches and protests on and around February 15, ...

Against the Grain - May 11, 2004 at 12:00pm
Pablo Neruda, the most widely-read political poet of our time, would have turned one hundred this year. Mark Eisner, editor of a new collection of Neruda's poetry, and Neruda scholar Jaime Concha ...

Against the Grain - May 10, 2004 at 12:00pm
Guardian columnist George Monbiot talks about his manifesto for taking on corporate globalization and institutions like the IMF and World Bank...

Against the Grain - May 5, 2004 at 12:00pm
What's wrong with the left call to "just do...

Against the Grain - May 4, 2004 at 12:00pm
A conversation with Ruth Ozeki, whose latest novel All Over Creation is about genetic engineering, eco-activism, family dynamics, and reckoning with one's past...

Against the Grain - May 3, 2004 at 12:00pm
Robert McChesney speaks about the political economy of...

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