News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
Nov. 21 2016 7:11 PMCan Anything Stop the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions?Why his long history of racist words and bigoted deeds won’t disqualify him.
Politics
Nov. 21 2016 5:50 PMWhy Senate Republicans Need the Filibuster, TooMajorities like to be protected from themselves.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 21 2016 1:16 PMWill John Roberts Save the Supreme Court From Donald Trump?Maybe not—but he might.
Cover Story
Nov. 20 2016 8:01 PMNot in Our TownCan American cities stop Trump from deporting millions?
Politics
Nov. 18 2016 6:05 PMShould Democrats Work With Donald Trump?Only under the following extremely stringent conditions.
Politics
Nov. 18 2016 4:05 PMGovernment by the Worst MenDonald Trump’s appointees represent a coherent ideology and perspective, one that should terrify all Americans.
History
Nov. 18 2016 2:32 PMHimHis election that November came as a surprise…
The World
Nov. 18 2016 5:54 AMCan El Chapo Escape Again?The world’s most notorious drug lord has one last chance to save his empire, and his life.
History
Nov. 17 2016 6:02 PMIs Racism a Disease?Is a psychological diagnosis a useful way to view racism—or does it merely absolve the racist of blame?
Politics
Nov. 16 2016 6:01 PMI Can’t Stand to Think About Donald TrumpIs it shameful to hide from the reality of his presidency?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 16 2016 5:55 PMHow Painful Can Trump Make the Lives of Immigrants?The threats he actually will and won’t be able to follow through on.
History
Nov. 16 2016 2:40 PMWhat the Mass Deportation of Immigrants Might Look LikeOperation Wetback didn’t merely enforce immigration law—it enforced the idea that American citizens are white.
Politics
Nov. 15 2016 7:02 PMWhy the Democrats Need Keith EllisonThe candidate for DNC chairman wants to lead an anti-Trump resistance, not search for areas of cooperation.
Politics
Nov. 15 2016 6:05 PMWelcome to the Paul Ryan PresidencyIf the inept transition is any indication, Donald Trump will be the figurehead. The House speaker will run the show.
Politics
Nov. 15 2016 2:29 PMThe Case Against Serving in the Trump AdministrationWhy principled conservatives and career civil servants should stay far, far away.
The Angle
Nov. 21 2016 6:10 PMThe Angle: Safe City EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on turkeys and labor, Disney’s Moana, and cities’ power to resist Trump immigration directives.
Crime
Nov. 21 2016 3:27 PMThe War on Drugs Is Coming BackAs attorney general, Jeff Sessions could embrace its worst features: confidential informants, harsh plea bargains, long sentences.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 21 2016 10:42 AMWelcome to the Beef Capital of IndiaIn Hyderabad, a cosmopolitan culinary culture fights back against the Hindu nationalist current sweeping the nation.
The Angle
Nov. 18 2016 6:11 PMThe Angle: Kakistocracy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Mike Flynn, Jeff Sessions, and government by the worst.
The World
Nov. 18 2016 4:59 PMRepublic of DisappointmentWhy South Koreans are let down again and again by their leaders.
Politics
Nov. 18 2016 3:26 PMA Few Things Trump Could Do to Unite Us(If he really wanted to.)
War Stories
Nov. 18 2016 1:19 PMWhat Can We Expect From National Security Adviser Michael Flynn?Nothing good, unfortunately.
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 18 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Nov. 17 2016 5:52 PMThe Angle: National Origin EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on election poems, “normalization,” and immigrants versus “real Americans.”
The Angle
Nov. 16 2016 5:57 PMThe Angle: Resistance Forms EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Keith Ellison for DNC chair, Fortune 500 companies as engines of diversity, and Paul Ryan as president.
Politics
Nov. 16 2016 3:17 PMThe Democrats Are Screwing Up the Resistance to Donald TrumpBernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren misread the election: You can’t untangle Trump’s populism from his racism.
The World
Nov. 16 2016 8:13 AMWhy America Needs MexicoWant to make America great again? It can’t happen without help from south of the border.
The Angle
Nov. 15 2016 6:19 PMThe Angle: Feel a Way EditionSlate's daily newsletter on fake news, higher ed in the age of Trump, and the “feelings” of Trump voters.
War Stories
Nov. 15 2016 4:48 PMThe GOP Civil War Is Just BeginningFormerly conciliatory Trump skeptics are backing away from the president-elect.
Politics
Nov. 15 2016 2:12 PMScrew Your FeelingsThe supposed good intentions of millions of Trump supporters were rendered morally irrelevant by their vote.

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