News and Politics
News and Politics
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2017 5:03 PMCake WreckThe Trump administration’s brief in the Supreme Court's anti-gay baker case is cynical, dishonest, and embarrassing.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2017 2:58 PMWhat the ACLU Should Stand for in Trump’s AmericaAn interview with Waldo Jaquith, who resigned from the board of the ACLU of Virginia after Charlottesville.
Politics
Sept. 8 2017 10:44 AMTrump the TriangulatorIt’s totally logical for the president to try to team up with Democrats. Does it make sense for the Dems?
Politics
Sept. 7 2017 6:40 PMDonald + Chuck + NancyHow long can this romance last?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 7 2017 5:41 PMNo Good ReasonThe official rationale for Trump’s DACA phase-out is fatally flawed.
Politics
Sept. 6 2017 7:35 PMThe Wrong Side of the LawWhen the Trump administration refers to the “rule of law,” it really means “exclusion.”
The Angle
Sept. 6 2017 6:02 PMThe Angle: Texas Isn’t Ready EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on flood maps, North Korea, and the Houston recovery.
The World
Sept. 6 2017 1:13 PM“They Were Catalan Boys”What drove a group of ordinary, small-town young men to commit a brutal act of terrorism?
The Angle
Sept. 5 2017 6:37 PMThe Angle: Dream-Killers EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on John Ashbery, Twin Peaks, and DACA.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 5 2017 6:23 PMThe United States Cannot Be TrustedDreamers and transgender troops took the government at its word. Both groups got betrayed.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 5 2017 5:14 PMNo Pardoning This OffenseIf Trump tries to evade the Mueller investigation, states could bring these criminal charges.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 5 2017 7:45 AMThe Murder That Won’t DieA new Netflix documentary aims to explain how false confessions happen—and raises new questions about D.C.’s most horrific killing.
Politics
Sept. 4 2017 5:55 AMWhen ICE Came for the ChaldeansMichigan’s Chaldean Christians escaped persecution in Iraq and helped Donald Trump win the presidency. Now, they’re at risk of deportation.
Politics
Sept. 1 2017 6:34 PMWhite ElephantTrump has never been less popular—and never more clearly the head of a party of racial resentment.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 1 2017 5:58 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 8 2017 4:01 PMUnbecoming ConductTrump’s lawyers keep embarrassing themselves and the entire legal profession.
Trials and Error
Sept. 8 2017 1:07 PMHow to Stop the Panic Over Violent CrimePresident Trump and Jeff Sessions perversely misrepresent America’s crime data. Here’s a smarter way to read it.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 8 2017 5:54 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Sept. 7 2017 6:10 PMThe Angle: Temple of Paranoia EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the new It, Hurricane Irma, and airports as embodiments of American anxiety.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 7 2017 4:10 PMTrump Says Dreamers “Have Nothing to Worry About”He pledges “no action!” on DACA beneficiaries during the next six months. Here’s exactly what that means.
Politics
Sept. 6 2017 6:43 PMTrump Sides With the DemocratsWhy the president snubbed his own party in the debt ceiling fight.
The Good Fight
Sept. 6 2017 2:52 PMKeeping the OathA new initiative seeks to remind government officials who they really serve.
Politics
Sept. 5 2017 7:39 PMTrump’s Secret LetterWhat the never-sent note to Comey tells us about the firing and the cover-up.
Politics
Sept. 5 2017 6:35 PMTrump Can’t Score a WinHis inability to get anything through a Congress run by his own party is becoming an unprecedented failure.
War Stories
Sept. 5 2017 6:22 PMDon’t Panic About North KoreaThe same logic that has prevented nuclear war for decades will work on Kim Jong-un.
Interrogation
Sept. 5 2017 9:00 AMA New Standard for Sexual ConsentWhat needs to change so that women don’t feel crappy about sex they have in college.
Politics
Sept. 5 2017 5:57 AMWelcome Back, CongressAll you have to do is fund the government, raise the debt ceiling, pass Harvey relief, and avoid a border wall fight with the president. What could go wrong?
Open Thread
Sept. 4 2017 12:01 AMThe Victorious GhibellinesJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Sept. 4.
The Angle
Sept. 1 2017 4:12 PMThe Angle: Pricing the Future EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on school supplies, rap violence, and social discounting.
The Angle
Aug. 31 2017 6:13 PMThe Angle: Alt-Net EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on disaster relief, Kaepernick’s job, and the internet of hate.

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