Against the Grain
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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.
Pox Americana The writing of some of the leading thinkers about imperialism — Peter Gowan, Sam Gindin, Noam Chomsky, Samir Amin, among others — have been gathered into a thought-provoking book titled Pox Americana. And at a recent event at Modern Times Bookstore, contributors Barbara Epstein, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, and Bernardine Dohrn joined Tariq Ali and … Continued
Empire and Resistance Over the past week resistance to US empire has spread through Afghanistan, Pakistan, and much of the Muslim world. No critic better understands the issues of imperialism and struggles against it than novelist, historian, and activist Tariq Ali, as he illustrated in a recent speech given in Berkeley.
Weapons of Mass Deception Why did the US invade Iraq? What’s happened to the people of Iraq since then? In his film Weapons of Mass Deception, veteran media critic Danny Schechter takes on the mainstream media, showing its complicity with the Bush administration and the many ways it misinformed and manipulated the American public.