Listen to Episode 14 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, a look at why peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians have broken down. Mike speaks with Ofir Akunis, a member of the Israeli Knesset, a deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, and right-hand man to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Then, Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt from Slate’s podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting perform the ultimate children’s playground sign. For the Spiel, Mike has an honest discussion about Mark Cuban’s admission of his own bigotry.
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