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Masha Gessen, Putin Whisperer

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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