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On April 15, join us in demanding that the president show the American people his tax returns.

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Jurisprudence

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man?

Terry Edwards’ murder conviction is irrevocably flawed.

Fascism

Fascism

A new Slate Academy asks what happened in the 20th century—and whether it’s happening again.

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Our New Slate Academy Looks at the History of Fascism, for No Particular Reason

The Trump-Era Assault on Gay Marriage Has Begun, With a Decision From the Texas Supreme Court

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