Listen to Episode 82 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, Adam Davidson from Planet Money explains what tax inversions tell us about corporate taxes. Plus, Slate’s Emily Yoffe joins us for a Post-Prudence Impact Statement with past letter writer Young and Restless. For Mike’s Speil, he looks at the relationship between first names and successful careers in politics.
TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google
You Might Not Be Crazy if You Think You Can Hear the Earth Humming
These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.