Against the Grain

Against the Grain – January 3, 2005

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Cheating and Competing

Cheating in school, doping in sports — everyone, it seems, wants to get a leg up on the competition. Evan Watkins sees cheating as a symptom of something bigger: the nature of competition today. He sees collective and cooperative efforts and impulses within what others consider a monolithic political-economic system. (Encore presentation.)