Listen to Episode 9 of Slate’s The Gist:
The Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has been denied entry into the United States, but may very likely be the next prime minister of India. Shikha Dalmia, senior policy analyst at the Reason Foundation, explains the diplomatic stakes on today’s Gist. Then, the heroic moderator from today’s viral Idaho GOP gubernatorial debate explains how a cowboy, curmudgeon, biker, and normal guy ended up onstage together. For the Spiel, Mike weighs the cost of the delayed arrival of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
TODAY IN SLATE
One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices
Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.
Uh-Oh. The World’s Oceans Have Broken Their All-Time Heat Record.
The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”
How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police
How to Order Chinese Food
First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”