Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Why Fixing Trumpcare Is Impossible

There’s a secret, cynical reason Paul Ryan can’t give conservatives what they want on the American Health Care Act.

New Poll: Trump’s Approval Rating Is Sliding—60 Percent Find Him Dishonest

Only One Day Left, and Trumpcare Still Doesn’t Have the Votes

Drake’s More Life Is Drake’s Best Album Because It Has the Least Drake

Al Franken Says the GOP Is Gaslighting Democrats on Gorsuch


The Origins of Paranoid Nativism

How a lurid 19th-century memoir of sexual abuse produced one of the ugliest features of American politics.


Donald Trump Is Not Having Fun

A portrait of a sad, angry president.

The Lurid 19th-Century Memoir of Sexual Abuse That Demonstrated the Power of Paranoid Nativism

Donald Trump Is Not Having Fun

Rep. Devin Nunes Adds Only Confusion to the FBI’s Trump Investigation

The President Is Under FBI Investigation. Is This Normal?

Most Recent See All
  Dear Prudence
  • Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

    If I leave my narcissistic husband, does that put our children at risk?

  • Ghost Buster

  • Before the Ink Is Dry

  • Help! A Friend’s Wedding Is the Same Day as My Son’s Birthday.

  • Preaching to the Converted


In Case You Missed It
Cover Story
“I Wish I’d Never Called the Police” For years, the U.S. has given a safe path to citizenship for victims of abuse. Under Trump, they may face an impossible choice: silence or deportation.
Republicans Don’t Want the Truth Comey’s hearing proved they have no interest in learning what happened between Russia and Trump’s campaign.
Low Concept Donald Trump’s Epic Struggle to Read a Book
Family The ACA Saved Our Family. Now, We’re Terrified.
The Case Against Neil Gorsuch The nominee’s jurisprudence shows he values religious people’s beliefs above all else.
  • The Gist Is There Any Chance Trumpcare Passes the Senate?
  • Whistlestop The Bricker Amendment and Stories of Migratory Birds
  • Trumpcast Do Sane People DVR Cable News?
  • Culture Gabfest Mourning the Greatest Rock ’n’ Roller of All Time

  Slate Plus
Dear Prudence
March 22 2017 7:11 AM Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition If I leave my narcissistic husband, does that put our children at risk?