Listen to Episode 844 of Slate’s The Gist:
Masha Gessen returns to The Gist, this time to talk about her latest work, The Future Is History. Gessen uses the book to examine the ways in which post-Soviet Russia failed to process the traumas of totalitarianism. In failing to reckon with its past, did Russia doom itself to a bleak future?
In the Spiel, the dearth of details in the Trump administration’s tax plan.
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