Episode

3/29 Adam Serwer on Disaster that is SCOTUS

March 29, 2012

Mother Jones reporter Adam Serwer reports on SCOTUS v Obamacare; the poor analogies, Limiting Principle, the Individual Mandate (is it severable?) and the effect of court’s partisan make-up.  Plus, Spain’s general strike and Occupy’s NYC subway fare action.  And in the better half, Tim DeChristopher news, why Brits want to be like US and more News Corp hacking revealed.  Your calls and IMs.

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