Against the Grain

Against the Grain – April 30, 2008

In her book "Torture and the Twilight of Empire," the sociologist Marnia Lazreg argues that torture is essential to the imperial project, particularly when the empire — like the French in Algeria in the 1950s — is in decline. She also draws parallels to recent and current US military conduct in Iraq.

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Get Woke with Rising up with Sonali at 5 am, Democracy Now at 6 am, Upfront at 7 am and Democracy Now again at 9 am      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      • Thank Berkeley restaurant Stella Nonna for their delicious contribution to the fund drive      

Share This