Simon Tam of The Slants joins the podcast to talk about life story, music, and of course their victory at the Supreme Court that allows them to trademark their band’s name. We also talk about the highlights (really lowlights) of the latest healthcare reform bill in the Senate.
- The Slants
- Simon’s Op-Ed on Repurposing Racial Slurs (NY Times)
- Coverage of The Slants SCOTUS victory (NY Times)
- Coverage of The Slants SCOTUS victory (Rolling Stone)
- Who Wins and Who Loses in the Senate Healthcare Reform Draft Bill (NPR)
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