Verdict on Julian Assange Expected Today
11:00 GMT 30.10.2021 (Updated: 18:30 GMT 03.11.2022)
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about President Biden's gutted 'Build Back Better' plan, Julian Assange's fate as US lawyers attempt to extradite the Wikileaks founder, and rising energy prices in Europe.
Alex Sammon - Political Writer | Biden Guts His Agenda, Should The Left Murder The Bill?
Misty Winston - Political Activist | Extradition Puts Assange At Risk
Peter Oliver - Correspondent for RT International | EU's Energy Crisis
In the first hour, producers Austin Pelli and Cordell Woodland joined the show to talk about President Biden's meeting with Pope Francis and the politics surrounding Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' possible bid for the Washington Football Team.
In the second hour, Fault Lines was joined by Alex Sammon for a discussion on Biden's reconciliation bill that progressive Democrats are expected to reject after paid family leave and lower drug prices were axed. We were also joined by Misty Winston to talk about American efforts to extradite Julian Assange, for which a verdict is expected today.
In the third hour, Peter Oliver joined the conversation to talk about various European headlines including the EU's energy crisis, a post-Brexit fishing license dispute with France, and more.
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