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News and Politics
Politics
June 15 2016 5:33 PMDonald Trump’s Bigotry Is Not About MuslimsHe has the same beefs with blacks, Latinos, and other minorities.
Politics
June 14 2016 6:36 PMTrump Declared War on American Muslims on MondayDon’t treat it like just another speech.
The Angle
June 14 2016 6:13 PMThe Angle: Two Days After Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on gun control after Orlando, Trump’s latest crop of fibs, and how to comfort a crying child.
Crime
June 14 2016 10:17 AMA Better Way to Limit Mass Shooting CarnageIt’s not about the type of gun. It’s how many rounds it can fire without reloading.
War Stories
June 13 2016 7:23 PMA Tragic FarceDonald Trump’s anti-terror speech was full of lies. His supporters will eat it up.
The Angle
June 13 2016 5:47 PMThe Angle: Heartbroken, Again Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the shootings in Orlando. 
Jurisprudence
June 13 2016 2:49 PMDon’t Tie Gun Control to the Terrorist Watch ListHillary Clinton and Barack Obama are wrong on this one.
Interrogation
June 13 2016 1:00 PM“Some Mock and Tepid Ritual of Sanctity”Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes on why the House’s moments of silence are an abomination.
Interrogation
June 13 2016 12:28 AMA Lone-Wolf Terrorist Is Never Quite AloneHow social media changed terrorism.
Interrogation
June 12 2016 5:02 PMViolence Against Gay People Is Not Going AwayTarah Demant of Amnesty International USA on the danger of hateful rhetoric at home and abroad.
Politics
June 10 2016 5:00 PMDemocrats Will Rally Around Hillary ClintonDestroying Donald Trump is just too fun.
The Slate Quiz
June 10 2016 5:15 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
June 9 2016 6:21 PMReal BiasLessons for Donald Trump from the Supreme Court’s latest judicial recusal ruling.
Jurisprudence
June 9 2016 2:05 PMThe Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Puerto Rican SovereigntyAnd hints at an even bigger constitutional battle to come.
Politics
June 8 2016 6:12 PMHow the Democrats Can Get Bernie to Stand DownDon’t hector him. Help him.
Crime
June 14 2016 6:49 PMOmar Mateen Had a “Modern Sporting Rifle”The firearms industry doesn’t call the gun he used in Orlando an assault weapon. It prefers a less threatening name.
Jurisprudence
June 14 2016 6:25 PMWords Matter to Donald TrumpUnless he’s the one speaking them.
History
June 14 2016 5:17 PMWhat Gun Control Advocates Can Learn From AbolitionistsSlave ownership was once as entrenched in American life as gun ownership.
Politics
June 14 2016 12:15 AMWhy Obama Can’t Do Anything About GunsThe problem isn’t the president or Congress or “special interests.” It’s us.
Jurisprudence
June 13 2016 6:44 PMThe Second Amendment HoaxHow the NRA and conservatives have perverted the meaning of the right to bear arms.
Roads & Kingdoms
June 13 2016 3:15 PMA City “With Its Back to the Sea”The Georgian port city of Poti strives to modernize as a tourist destination.
Politics
June 13 2016 1:45 PMDoes Terrorism Help Donald Trump?His swaggering, self-aggrandizing response to the Orlando shooting revealed the GOP candidate’s terrifying electoral strengths and clear political weaknesses.
Politics
June 13 2016 9:07 AMTrump’s Response to Orlando Is Exactly What ISIS WantsPolarization, immoderation, attacks on civilians and Islam: ISIS's wish list is Trump's platform.
Foreigners
June 12 2016 9:24 PMOmar Mateen, Lone-Wolf Terrorist  What does it mean that the Orlando shooter pledged allegiance to ISIS?
Crime
June 12 2016 11:05 AMThe NRA Claims the AR-15 Is Useful for Hunting and Home Defense. Not Exactly.
Politics
June 10 2016 4:56 PMA Theological Case for Low ExpectationsDonald Trump and the religious right are still trying to get used to each other.
Politics
June 9 2016 7:08 PMLeftists for Trump: What Is to Be Done About These Insufferable Nihilists?Politics is not about your personal catharsis.
The Angle
June 9 2016 4:17 PMThe Angle: So Scared Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on plastic bag bans, the death of Kimbo Slice, and why Republicans can’t distance themselves from Trump. 
Politics
June 9 2016 12:35 PMThe Wall Street Journal Has Lost Its MindThe advice it’s giving Paul Ryan and the Republican Party is transparently absurd.
Politics
June 8 2016 6:03 PMWhy Can’t Republicans Distance Themselves From Donald Trump?They’re afraid.

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