Against the Grain
12:00 PM Pacific Time: Mondays to Wednesdays
In-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters — political, economic, social, and cultural — important to progressive and radical thinking and activism. Against the Grain is co-produced and co-hosted by Sasha Lilley and C.S. Soong.
Charles Johnson, one-time MacArthur fellow and award-winning writer, discusses race, philosophy, and his new book Dr. King’s Refrigerator and Other Bedtime Stories.
A conversation about organizing in the workplace, including labor rights, fighting harassment, and stopping union busting, with the authors of A Troublemaker’s Handbook.
A look at the threat of avian flu, also known as bird flu, with Dr. Mark Walters, author of Six Modern Plagues.
A conversation about permanent war and the use of visual spectacle, with TJ Clark and Joseph Matthews, co-authors of Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War.