News and Politics
News and Politics
The World
June 20 2017 5:52 PMTrump Could Get Us Into a War by AccidentThe president’s lack of a coherent Syria strategy is incredibly dangerous.
Politics
June 20 2017 4:42 PMWhy Obama Voters DefectedNew findings explain how Trump won them over—and why he probably wouldn’t next time.
Jurisprudence
June 20 2017 10:00 AMWhere Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Is FailingThese maps show how sanctuary cities are winning against federal authorities.
Politics
June 19 2017 7:38 PMWill the 6th District Swing Left?Georgia’s high-stakes congressional runoff comes down to the wire.
War Stories
June 19 2017 5:17 PMNo Strategy in SyriaA downed jet, a Russian warning, and a president nowhere to be found.
Jurisprudence
June 19 2017 5:13 PMDodging InsanityThe Supreme Court doesn’t know how the justice system should deal with mental illness.
Politics
June 19 2017 11:02 AM“Our Sovereignty Was Violated”The Moscow Project tries to solve the mystery of Trump’s Russian entanglements.
Roads & Kingdoms
June 19 2017 7:15 AMGrindr-ing in HavanaAs more Cubans get online, an increasing number of men use apps to meet other men.
Jurisprudence
June 16 2017 7:21 PMWhat Does Trump Want From Rosenstein?A good faith effort to understand the purpose of Trump’s angry tweet.
The Angle
June 16 2017 5:27 PMThe Angle: Latest Bae EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, Kamala Harris’ fame, and Trump’s judges.
Trials and Error
June 16 2017 1:14 PM“This Person Never Counted Anyway”When a prisoner dies behind bars, justice can be impossible to come by.
The Slate Quiz
June 16 2017 5:53 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
June 15 2017 7:01 PMMueller Is Coming for TrumpThe special counsel’s expanding probe will reveal loads of dirt from the president’s financial past—making the temptation to fire him even greater.
Cover Story
June 15 2017 3:38 PMDays of DeportationSixty scenes of immigration enforcement in the age of Trump.
War Stories
June 15 2017 11:06 AMAn Abdication of DutyBy letting James Mattis decide U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, Trump is proving once again how unfit he is to lead.
Jurisprudence
June 20 2017 5:44 PMIs Michael Flynn Cooperating With the FBI?Two Democratic senators think so. How sound is their case?
Politics
June 20 2017 12:08 PMThe Latest Fireable OffenseTrump apologists have come up with a new illogical rationale for the Comey termination.
Interrogation
June 19 2017 9:03 PM“The Worst Problem in the World”An interview with Mark Bowden on North Korea
The Angle
June 19 2017 6:17 PMThe Angle: Amazon Octopus EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Lorde’s new album, toddlers at the pool, and the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods.
Jurisprudence
June 19 2017 5:13 PMDoes Partisan Gerrymandering Violate the First Amendment?A pair of Supreme Court decisions about freedom of speech strengthen the plaintiffs’ argument in a blockbuster redistricting case.
The Good Fight
June 19 2017 2:41 PMForget MichiganIf Democrats focus on winning back the Obama states Hillary lost, they’re doomed.
Interrogation
June 19 2017 9:00 AMHell Is New York City’s Transit SituationThe subways are a mess. Penn Station is a disgrace. Who is to blame?
Open Thread
June 19 2017 12:01 AMThe Decisive Rout of the Filiki EteriaJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of June 19.
Politics
June 16 2017 5:37 PMCan Republicans Actually Pass the AHCA in Two Weeks?And can Democrats do anything to stop them?
Politics
June 16 2017 2:06 PMThe Senate’s Health Care Secrecy Is a Breathtaking Contempt for DemocracyMillions will suffer, for a tax cut.
Politics
June 16 2017 11:53 AMSenator, InterruptedKamala Harris got shushed and became a liberal hero. Do progressives want to hear what she has to say?
Jurisprudence
June 15 2017 7:42 PMPolemicists in RobesThe president’s latest batch of bomb-throwing judicial nominees will transform the federal bench for generations to come.
The Angle
June 15 2017 6:01 PMThe Angle: Deportation Stories EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Sessions’ motives, Mattis and Afghanistan, and deportations in the age of Trump.
Politics
June 15 2017 12:23 PMWhy Jeff Sessions Won’t Give a Straight AnswerThe attorney general and his deputy aren’t dodging questions to protect Trump. They’re protecting themselves.
Interrogation
June 15 2017 10:58 AMHow Autocratic Is He?Masha Gessen on whether Trump has been just as scary as she thought he’d be.

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