Andrew Sullivan’s PathologyThe writer’s perpetuation of model-minority and black-deficiency myths is pretty boring at this point.
Arkansas Should Not Be Allowed to Execute Prisoners for the Sake of ConvenienceThat their lethal injection supply is about to expire is the state’s problem, not the prisoners’.
You Go to War With the Army You InheritTrump wants us to think he’s already expanding the military. That makes no sense.
Justin Trudeau Is Not the Leader of the Free WorldSorry Americans, Canada’s prime minister isn’t really standing up to Trump.
The Angle: Vicious Jared Kushner EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the ill-advised New York Times public editor, new laws to address the pay gap, and Jared Kushner’s family loyalties.
Why Former Suffragettes Flocked to British FascismSir Oswald Mosley’s fascist movement appealed to even the most revolutionary of suffragettes.
Stumbling Toward CoherenceThe president’s recent shifts on trade policy don’t make him an economic genius. But at least he’s flip-flopping in the right direction.
Fascism, RebrandedHow the contemporary far right won legitimacy under the guise of liberal-democratic ideals.
Return of the Madman TheoryTrump’s foreign policy is so erratic and unpredictable, it might just make the world more stable—for a very short time.
This Week in Trump
This Week in Trump: Bannon FodderThe president takes military action, and the attorney general cracks down on the border.
The Week the World Almost EndedIn 1983, the U.S. simulated a nuclear war with Russia—and narrowly avoided starting a real one. We might not be so lucky next time.
The Angle: Return of “The Dress” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the science of “the dress,” no sign of a clear Syria policy, and Trump’s tax reform ignorance.
Can the Web Save the World?In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues networks may be more powerful than nation-states.
The Angle: Your Canadian Fave is Problematic EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Justin Trudeau hype, the Girls finale, and Trump’s military boasts.
Make Donald Trump Furious AgainGeorgia’s special election could be a devastating blow to the president.
Neil Gorsuch’s First Big TestWhich side will he come down on in an important religious liberty case?
Dear Public Editor: What Are You Doing?How Liz Spayd is squandering the most important watchdog job in journalism.
Fascism’s Warning SignsEdwardian Britain harbored many of the preconditions for fascism—including rampant anti-Semitism—before war broke out and united a divided nation.
The Angle: No to the Fearless Girl EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the colorful pasts of three anti-LGBTQ North Carolina legislators, Ivanka Trump’s complicity, and the reasons Wall Street’s Fearless Girl should go.
Trump’s New Health Care Plan Can Only BackfireHe’s threatening to blow up Obamacare to force Democrats to the table. That’s not how it will work.
Trials and Error
“I’ve Read The New Jim Crow … ”How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer.
Dial CongressIntroducing a Chrome extension that turns every article you read into a congressional call to action.
Jared and Ivanka Are Not Good People. They Are Enablers.Also, there is no evidence that suggests they have ever actually done anything positive for the country.
Democrats Didn’t Tank Kansas’ 4th DistrictBut the race demonstrated that the party’s central rift is not going anywhere.