Listen to Episode 861 of Slate’s The Gist:
Birgitta Jónsdóttir has an unusual background for a politician: She’s a poet and a free-speech activist. Since 2013, she’s been a member of the Icelandic parliament representing the anti-establishment Pirate Party. Jónsdóttir talks to Mike about what it’s like to work within a fledgling political party and why she’s disappointed with what WikiLeaks has become.
In the Spiel, how not to respond to a terrorist attack.
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