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News and Politics
Memos to 45
May 23 2016 8:21 AMWhy the Next President Should Speak to Jon Stewart on a Regular Basis (Video)
The Angle
May 20 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Explain Yourself Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on California’s water problems, Bernie’s scorched-earth tactics, and questions for politicians endorsing Trump. 
Politics
May 20 2016 1:36 PMWhy the Democrats’ Platform Actually Matters This YearIt’s how Hillary and Bernie will make peace.
Politics
May 19 2016 7:26 PMBernie. Don’t Do This.With a scorched-earth campaign against Clinton, Sanders is risking his party’s nominee, its coalition, and his message.
The Angle
May 19 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Why Not Be Scared? EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the shorthanded Supreme Court, the nature of “public” data, and a new poll showing Trump gaining ground. 
Crime
May 19 2016 11:38 AMBlood on the Streets of LouisvilleOn Thursday, the NRA opens its annual convention in the Kentucky city, where more than 100 residents have been shot in 2016.
Jurisprudence
May 19 2016 5:47 AMThe Supreme Court Is Not Doing Its JobDon’t let the elegant posturing of the eight justices fool you.
Politics
May 18 2016 4:09 PMThe Koch Brothers Were Supposed to Buy the 2016 ElectionWhat happened?
Interrogation
May 18 2016 10:55 AMWhat Is Happening in Brazil?Making sense of a tumultuous year in the country’s politics.
The Angle
May 17 2016 4:55 PMThe Angle: Her Universe Expanded EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on progressive advertising and the trolls who can’t stand it, Lindy West’s Shrill, and Emily Dickinson’s garden poetry.
Interrogation
May 17 2016 5:45 AMHow Badly Will Trump Damage the Republican Party?It could make Goldwater look like a hiccup.
The Angle
May 16 2016 5:54 PMThe Angle: I Can Do All Things EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the potential of the liberal Christian, the first great gospel hip-hop album, and the one uncool thing about Steph Curry. 
Memos to 45
May 16 2016 8:29 AMCampbell Brown to the Next President: Reform the Education System (Video)
Jurisprudence
May 13 2016 5:59 PMStill No AnswersJamycheal Mitchell’s death in a Virginia jail cell still hasn’t been explained. It should be a national scandal.
The Angle
May 13 2016 4:49 PMThe Angle: Gloriously Mutated Children EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on why Hillary should team up with Elizabeth Warren, the Olympics and Zika, and a few fond farewells.
Cover Story
May 22 2016 8:03 PMThe Craziest Black Market in RussiaIt’s not for oil or guns. It’s for plagiarized dissertations. And every self-respecting doctor, lawyer, and politician in the country wants one.
Politics
May 20 2016 1:39 PMIs America’s Democracy Ripe for a Dictatorship?Why Andrew Sullivan thinks Trump may defeat Clinton for the U.S. presidency.
The Slate Quiz
May 20 2016 4:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of the week’s events.
Politics
May 19 2016 6:56 PM10 Things Every Politician Who Endorses Donald Trump Should Be Forced to DefendAn indictment.
Politics
May 19 2016 2:27 PMThe Case for PanickingWho cares if it’s just one poll? Donald Trump could be president. Americans should be terrified.
War Stories
May 19 2016 10:43 AMWhy the Middle East Is Still a Mess a Century After the Sykes-Picot AgreementIt’s just the delayed but inevitable result of the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
The Angle
May 18 2016 5:48 PMThe Angle: Unbought Chaos EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kelly–Trump, Maria Bamford's new show, and the Koch Brothers’ pullback from the 2016 election. 
Politics
May 18 2016 1:01 PMThe Incompetent, Race-Baiting Fraud (and the Man Running to Replace Him as President)Trump is everything the right wing made Obama out to be.
Politics
May 17 2016 6:01 PMWhy the Kentucky Primary Matters for Hillary ClintonThe price of party unity keeps going up.
Politics
May 17 2016 2:14 PMDid Nate Silver Actually Get Anything Wrong?A conversation about the data journalist and Donald Trump.
Politics
May 17 2016 12:24 AMFundamentally Speaking, Hillary Clinton Won’t Blow ItThe election won’t be decided by gaffes and personality.
Politics
May 16 2016 3:04 PMWhy Obama Is Going to HiroshimaIt’s not to say sorry.
Roads & Kingdoms
May 16 2016 7:43 AMThe Socialist Roots of Croatia’s Hippest Shoe CompanyCan Borovo capitalize on the popularity of its colorful sneakers to find long-term prosperity?  
Politics
May 13 2016 5:45 PMDonald Trump Is Selling OutHis supporters don’t care, but independent voters might.
War Stories
May 13 2016 4:29 PMCold War TheaterThe U.S. and Russia are fighting about missile defense when they should be settling differences.

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