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Against the Grain - March 30, 2011 at 12:00pm
The Media, Race, and the Tea Party

Against the Grain - March 29, 2011 at 12:00pm
Social movements scholar George Katsiaficas talks about recent upheavals in North Africa and compares them to the many upheavals that took place across Asia in the 1980s and 90s.

Against the Grain with Sasha Lilley - March 28, 2011 at 12:00pm
Richard Wolff, Paul Mason, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Frances Fox Piven weigh in on the state of resistance to neoliberalism.

Against the Grain with Guest Host John Hamilton- March 23, 2011 at 12:00pm
Three leaders of Tunisia's labor movement who were instrumental in the revolution that shook North Africa discuss the actions that inspired uprisings in Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and even the American Midwest.

Against the Grain - March 22, 2011 at 12:00pm
International bestselling Scottish writer Ian Rankin discusses his life and the social and political context of his work.

Against the Grain with Guest Host Brian Edwards Tiekert - March 21, 2011 at 12:00pm
Nuclear power plants pose a risk that insurance companies can't quantify, and won't insure--so how did we wind up with so many of them? Journalist Stephanie Cooke, who's covered the nuclear industry for close to 30 years, provides the long view. With guest host Brian Edwards-Tiekert.

Against the Grain - March 15, 2011 at 12:00pm
Gary Rivlin describes how tax-preparation chains, payday lenders, and other enterprises make billions of dollars off the working poor

Against the Grain - March 9, 2011 at 12:00pm
The full-length interview with the author of "The Harvard Psychedelic Club: How Timothy Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil Killed the Fifties and Ushered in a New Age for America"

Against the Grain - March 8, 2011 at 12:00pm
Feminist historian Sheila Rowbotham talks about the utopian socialists, free love advocates, birth control campaigners, and trade unionists who transformed the status of women at the turn of the last century.

Against the Grain - March 7, 2011 at 12:00pm
Robert Meeropol discusses WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and US law on espionage and conspiracy

Against the Grain - March 2, 2011 at 12:00pm
Sasha Lilley discusses her new book "Capital and Its Discontents: Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tumult"

Against the Grain - March 1, 2011 at 12:00pm
John Major Jenkins discusses his book "The 2012 Story: The Myths, Fallacies, and Truth Behind the Most Intriguing Date in History"

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