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
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.