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News and Politics
Politics
Oct. 10 2017 6:28 PMThe Lonely War of Bob CorkerThe retiring senator says most Republicans share his Trump criticism. Too bad they won’t back him up.
The Angle
Oct. 10 2017 5:50 PMThe Angle: Shiny Statements EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on negotiating with North Korea, California wildfires, and celebrities disavowing Harvey Weinstein.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 9 2017 11:00 AMCompelled AssociationIf the Supreme Court thinks nonmembers can’t be compelled to pay union fees, then unions can’t be compelled to represent nonmembers.
Politics
Oct. 9 2017 5:45 AMThe Strange Case of Puerto RicoHow a series of racist Supreme Court decisions cemented the island’s second-class status.
Politics
Oct. 8 2017 8:07 PMTrump’s PropMike Pence started out as a powerful veep. He's now Trump’s pathetic culture war pawn.
Interrogation
Oct. 6 2017 6:44 PMUnprecedentedThe tension between a president and his secretary of state has never been this bad.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2017 5:44 PMOur Bodies, Their ChoiceThe Trump administration just gave religious employers the right to control female workers’ reproductive health.
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 6 2017 5:56 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2017 6:27 PMThe Civil Rights AxUnder Trump and Sessions, the Department of Justice has recast itself as LGBTQ Americans’ staunchest opponent.
Politics
Oct. 5 2017 4:29 PMA Meaningless Rumble on Staten IslandFor some reason, Bannon’s getting involved with a New York City congressional primary.
Politics
Oct. 5 2017 12:13 PMTrump Has Ruined the Presidential WindbreakerFirst American democracy, now this.
The Angle
Oct. 4 2017 6:16 PMThe Angle: Simple Questions EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on corruption at the White House, the Dreamer deal, and the “devil’s advocate.”
Jurisprudence
Oct. 4 2017 4:00 PMPartisan Gerrymandering Got the Sotomayor TreatmentThe justice has a knack for crafting simple, devastating questions. She was at her best in Gill v. Whitford.
Future Tense
Oct. 4 2017 11:47 AMThe FEC Is Basically UselessThe commission won’t do anything about Facebook’s political ad problem, so Congress needs to step up.
The World
Oct. 4 2017 5:55 AMAsia’s Other Nightmare ScenarioA war in North Korea would be devastating. But war in Taiwan could be even worse, and more likely.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 10 2017 5:53 PMAn Even More Insidious Kind of GerrymanderingIn North Carolina, Republicans want to use redistricting to kick Democrats off the courts.
War Stories
Oct. 10 2017 2:57 PMSorry, Trump, but Talking to North Korea Has WorkedThe president’s claim that negotiations are a waste of time ignores history.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 9 2017 7:30 AMUnimaginable CrueltyPresident Trump stripped thousands of young people the opportunity to flee gang violence and rejoin family in the United States.
Open Thread
Oct. 9 2017 12:00 AMSupernova 1604Join Slate’s open thread for the week of Oct. 9
Politics
Oct. 6 2017 6:50 PMA Watershed MomentLas Vegas should entirely change the way we think about preventing mass shootings.
The Angle
Oct. 6 2017 5:51 PMThe Angle: Men Behaving Badly EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on LGBTQ rights at risk, The Florida Project, and a bad week for men.
Politics
Oct. 6 2017 4:57 PMMass Shooters Aren’t Disproportionately WhiteWhere the myth came from, and what it gets right and wrong about the demographics of mass killings.
The Angle
Oct. 5 2017 6:29 PMThe Angle: Dark Fantasies EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on gun culture, Blade Runner’s history, and therapy by adjunct.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 5 2017 5:12 PMBloody HellerThe Supreme Court created a gun rights crisis it’s unwilling to solve.
Politics
Oct. 5 2017 12:26 PMAmerica’s Gun FantasyThree percent of the nation owns half the firearms—to prepare for an ultraviolent showdown that exists only in their imagination.
Politics
Oct. 4 2017 6:38 PMEvery Time I Hear a Mass Shooter Wasn’t Muslim, I Feel ReliefIt means we can focus on the real roots of the violence.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 4 2017 5:21 PMThe Justices Have Questions About How to Fix Partisan GerrymanderingHere’s everything they need to know.
Politics
Oct. 4 2017 12:23 PMThe Incredible Corrupting White HouseThe pervasive abuse of taxpayer money—and trust—will make our democracy harder to repair.
Culturebox
Oct. 4 2017 9:00 AMI’m Done Debating Racism With the DevilWhite people playing devil’s advocate in conversations about race are completely counterproductive to actual progress.
Politics
Oct. 3 2017 6:35 PMThe Dreamer “Deal” Is Falling ApartThe Republicans want more. Chuck Schumer is mad. It is unclear what Trump is doing.

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