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October 9, 2017: Hour 242:56
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In hour two of Here & Now's Oct. 9, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with the BBC's Justin Rowlatt about the latest on the situation in Afghanistan and why the country's president is confident military forces will soon rout the Taliban. Also we hear from this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard Thaler, on his work in behavioral economics. And, we listen to the tunes of singer and comedian Randy Rainbow, who has gained close to a million followers on social media for his Broadway satires that take on political themes. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on October 9, 2017.

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