Political Gabfest

The “3D-Printed Gabfest” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Paul Manafort, 3D-printed guns, and capital gains taxes.


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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Ruth Marcus, and David Plotz discuss Paul Manafort’s trial, blueprints for 3D-printed guns, and potential capital gains tax cuts. Lara Bazelon joins for Slate Plus to discuss sexism in courtrooms.

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Podcast production by Jayson De Leon. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.