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News and Politics
Jurisprudence
July 11 2017 4:04 PMHow Trump’s DOJ Will Try to Purge Voter RollsAnd what states can do to fight back.
Trials and Error
July 11 2017 2:31 PMWhy Jurors Are Rejecting the Death PenaltyThere used to be 300 death sentences each year in the United States. Last year, there were just 30.
Slate Fare
July 11 2017 10:23 AMIntroducing Slate VoiceA daily spoken edition of the magazine.
The Angle
July 10 2017 5:58 PMThe Angle: Gay Villain EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the G-19, our sense of direction, and homophobic Trump jokes.
Interrogation
July 10 2017 5:57 AMHow Democrats Can Heal the Schism in Their PartyThe answer is not to go softer on cultural issues. It’s to go stronger on economic issues.
The Angle
July 7 2017 5:54 PMThe Angle: Underlying Motives EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump and wrestling, Andrew Cuomo 2020, and the Voter Integrity Commission.
Politics
July 7 2017 4:44 PMTrump Breaks KayfabeHis tweets may not be modern-day presidential. But they are like modern-day wrestling.
Politics
July 7 2017 1:23 PMA New Warsaw PactTrump’s speech in Poland defending “Western civilization” from its enemies sounded less like Reagan’s Cold War–era speeches than white nationalist rhetoric.
Politics
July 7 2017 10:54 AMWhy Republicans Are Losing the Health Care FightAnd how they can win in the end.
The Angle
July 6 2017 6:08 PMThe Angle: Trump in Russia EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on minimum wage in Seattle, the future of marriage equality, and Trump’s meeting with Putin.
Trials and Error
July 6 2017 5:11 PMSCOTUS Gives Bad Prosecutors a PassIn Turner v. United States, the court signals that it doesn’t care when the government withholds evidence.
Gender and Migration
July 6 2017 9:08 AMA Dangerous GameNight after night in a Greek port, refugees and migrants wait for their chance at a better life.
War Stories
July 6 2017 5:55 AMTrump Meets PutinThis week, the president has to pull off the delicate feat of standing up to Russia without blowing up the relationship entirely. Worried yet?
Jurisprudence
July 5 2017 7:07 PMMarriage Equality May Soon Be in PerilHow the Supreme Court could overturn Obergefell v. Hodges.
Jurisprudence
July 5 2017 5:11 PMShould There Be Age Limits for Federal Judges?A dialogue on when it’s time to remove jurists from the bench.
Politics
July 11 2017 2:38 PMDon Trump Jr.’s Emails Are the Smoking GunIf the Russia scandal has been a murk of lies, misdirection, and hearsay, now we finally have clarity.
Jurisprudence
July 11 2017 2:18 PMIs Donald Trump Jr. Guilty of Treason?Probably not, but he likely committed this other crime.
Politics
July 10 2017 6:21 PMAmerica LastTrump will choose his ego over democracy every time.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 10 2017 7:30 AMA Khmerican TaleCambodians brought to the U.S. as children face a jarring new life when they are deported back to a homeland they’ve never known.
Open Thread
July 10 2017 12:00 AMFinding the Akutan ZeroJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of July 10.
Politics
July 7 2017 5:28 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
War Stories
July 7 2017 4:24 PMHandshake in HamburgTrump got through his first meeting with Putin without any major gaffes, but the Russian president emerged as the winner.
Hey, Wait A Minute
July 7 2017 12:02 PMEthical Mayday!The New York Times’ cruises for rich people have tripped the alarms of journalism’s scolds. That’s ridiculous.
The Slate Quiz
July 7 2017 5:51 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
July 6 2017 5:35 PMThe Secret Goal of Trump’s Voting CommissionIt is seeking to gut the Motor Voter Act.
Jurisprudence
July 6 2017 10:59 AMOpen and ShutThe obstruction of justice case against Trump is already a slam dunk.
Politics
July 6 2017 8:05 AMIt Will Get WorseThe false promise of Trump’s impeachment will not save America from true disaster.
War Stories
July 6 2017 5:54 AMTrump Meets PutinThis week, the president has to pull off the delicate feat of standing up to Russia without blowing up the relationship entirely. Worried yet?
The Angle
July 5 2017 5:59 PMThe Angle: Litmus Test EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on doctors with disabilities, the Charlie Gard case, and a question for Trump’s judicial nominees.
Jurisprudence
July 5 2017 1:37 PMThe Most Important Question for Trump Judicial NomineesHow much executive authority do they think the president has?

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