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Against the Grain - April 26, 2006 at 12:00pm
A look at the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, 20 years on, as well as how close nuclear power plants in the US have come to similar meltdowns. With Paul Gunter of the Nuclear Information and Resource ...

Against the Grain - April 25, 2006 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - April 24, 2006 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - April 19, 2006 at 12:00pm

Against the Grain - April 18, 2006 at 12:00pm
Set in India and New York City, Kiran Desai's extraordinary new novel "The Inheritance of Loss" explores issues of class and caste relations, the post-colonial mentality, and struggles for ...

Against the Grain - April 17, 2006 at 12:00pm
The debate over immigration, even on the left, seems to be lacking in essential information about the economics of migration. Nigel Harris, professor of economics at University College London, and ...

Against the Grain - April 12, 2006 at 12:00pm
KPFA historian, Matthew Lasar talks about his latest book, Uneasy Listening: Pacifica Radio's Civil War...

Against the Grain - April 11, 2006 at 12:00pm
What is the significance of the student-worker alliance that brought millions out into the streets of France to protest the government's youth labor law? Rick Woolf talks about the activist victory ...

Against the Grain - April 10, 2006 at 12:00pm
In his book "No Coward Soldiers: Black Cultural Politics in Postwar...

Against the Grain - April 5, 2006 at 12:00pm
David Edmonds and John Eidinow have produced their second book about philosophers in...

Against the Grain - April 4, 2006 at 12:00pm
A debate on the viability of the plant-based petroleum substitute ethanol...

Against the Grain - April 3, 2006 at 12:00pm
Why did women involved in anarchist movements during the Spanish Civil War...

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