Episode

8/16 Will UK Invade Ecuadorian Embassy for Assange?; David Rakoff, Archives

August 16, 2012

On today’s show Sam reviewed the latest from the ongoing crises in the UK over the Assange extradition. The UK’s threatens to invade  the Ecuadorian embassy and a insightful New York Times piece focuses on the burning question of how Julian Assange was as a roommate.

We also heard an interview with the late David Rakoff right before the 2008 election and learned David’s farsighted thoughts on poverty and homophobia in modern America.

On the Better Half: more on why Paul Ryan is good for the left, Hedge Fund manager John Taylor supports the Ryan budget but says Republicans should not talk about it in public in an amazing CNBC clip and Rand Paul is not a bright guy.

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