News and Politics
News and Politics
Interrogation
Aug. 15 2017 7:09 AMHow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Demagoguery Differs From Trump’sA historian reflects on India’s evolution over the last seven decades.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 14 2017 7:34 PMThe Guns WonCharlottesville showed that our First Amendment jurisprudence hasn’t reckoned with our Second Amendment reality.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 6:09 PM“As I Have Said Many Times Before”In his Charlottesville do-over, Trump insists he got it right the first time.
War Stories
Aug. 14 2017 4:22 PMThe Real Nuclear OptionAmericans are disturbingly unbothered by the idea of striking first with nuclear weapons.
Trials and Error
Aug. 14 2017 9:00 AMMy Brother, the Violent OffenderAn imprecise, capricious label handed down by the criminal justice system can mark a person for life.
Open Thread
Aug. 14 2017 12:01 AMBlackoutJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Aug 14.
Politics
Aug. 13 2017 2:29 PMThere Is Only One Side to the Story of CharlottesvilleFive lessons from what could prove a decisive moment.
Politics
Aug. 12 2017 7:50 PMThe Real Meaning of “On Many Sides”In his speech on Charlottesville, Donald Trump told the nation exactly what he stands for.
Politics
Aug. 12 2017 11:52 AMHow Socialists Can WinBy thinking beyond elections—just as conservatives once did.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 5:53 PMFiring Jeffrey Lord Doesn’t Fix CNN’s Jeffrey Lord ProblemHe was only the most obnoxious embodiment of false balance at the network.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 3:01 PMThe Bubble PresidentTrump lives in a fantasy of triumph. He will never do anything to win back the voters he’s lost.
Interrogation
Aug. 11 2017 9:07 AMThere’s No Need for a New Cold WarThe Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald is skeptical Russia is really a new, serious threat.
The Angle
Aug. 10 2017 6:05 PMThe Angle: Saddest Story EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on MMA in police departments, Trump’s latest word salad, and the exploitation of “Beautiful Kate.”
Politics
Aug. 10 2017 2:51 PMThe Exploitation of “Beautiful Kate”How Donald Trump and his conservative allies twisted the facts of a deadly San Francisco shooting to stoke America’s xenophobia.
The Angle
Aug. 9 2017 6:00 PMThe Angle: Science Troubles EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Damore firing, tough Democrats, and lawsuits against the trans troops ban.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 5:52 AMMight Democrats Actually Have a Chance in Alabama?It depends on whether a little-known candidate with a very famous name can beat the party favorite.
The Angle
Aug. 14 2017 6:10 PMThe Angle: Sad Monday EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on socialist prospects, Halo Top, and Charlottesville.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 6:05 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 12:23 PMKhakis and Tiki TorchesThe middle-class, clean-cut racism of Richard Spencer’s acolytes.
Interrogation
Aug. 14 2017 7:15 AM“The People of Pakistan Are in No Mood for Authoritarian Rule”A historian reflects on Pakistan’s evolution over the last seven decades.
Interrogation
Aug. 13 2017 9:09 PMAre the Charlottesville White Supremacists Really “Nazis”?Jelani Cobb on what to call them, Trump and the GOP’s response, and the president’s similarities to Woodrow Wilson.
Politics
Aug. 13 2017 12:43 PMThey Will Not Replace UsWhite supremacists can march on my hometown, but they can’t win.
Politics
Aug. 12 2017 7:46 PMThis Was a White-Power Movement Showing Its StrengthIt achieved a chilling success in Charlottesville—and then received a president’s validation.
The Angle
Aug. 11 2017 6:07 PMThe Angle: On Strike EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on jobs without workers, Trump’s little bubble, and podiatrist-approved sandals.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 4:53 PMMore Skilled Workers, Fewer Family MembersHow immigration restrictionists could turn the RAISE Act into a plan Congress and America could get behind.
Politics
Aug. 11 2017 1:47 PMThe Trump-McConnell Feud Doesn’t Exist in AlabamaIn a heated special Senate election, both are working to ensure their loyal candidate keeps his seat.
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 11 2017 5:52 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Aug. 10 2017 4:50 PMBellicose Word Vomit or Bellicose Word … Diplomacy?Six theories on why the dumb stuff Trump said about North Korea is actually smart.
Crime
Aug. 10 2017 11:02 AMMMA Comes to the PDCan mixed martial arts training make police officers less dangerous?
Politics
Aug. 9 2017 1:48 PM“Diversity” Is Not EnoughThe way we’re forced to define affirmative action has opened the door to its endangerment.

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