News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
April 12 2017 12:52 PMThe Battle for Trump’s BrainThe president has no Syria plan. Here’s how his advisers are competing to set the administration’s agenda.
Politics
April 11 2017 4:40 PMThe Hawks Are WinningH.R. McMaster and James Mattis are steering the Trump administration away from “America First.”
The World
April 10 2017 5:35 PMHow Are Assad and Kim Still in Power?The two men control a very small amount of the world but command a very large amount of its attention.
Politics
April 10 2017 4:49 PMSteve Bannon vs. “the Democrats”Who will win the battle for the soul that Trump doesn’t have?
Politics
April 10 2017 2:26 PMThe Daily ShowEvery day, millions of Americans tune in to see Sean Spicer and the White House press corps face off. What are we hoping to see?
Open Thread
April 10 2017 12:01 AMDid You See Halley’s Comet?Join Slate’s open thread for the week of April 10.
Politics
April 9 2017 10:13 AMTrump’s People Can’t Stop Saying How Well They Know Each OtherThe shallow, insidious rhetoric used to defend the indefensible.
Politics
April 7 2017 6:15 PMWe Are Now Part of This WarTrump doesn’t know what he wants to do in Syria. He needs to figure it out—fast.
Fascism
April 7 2017 2:45 PMThe Origins of Anti-IntellectualismThe anti-democratic political tradition that opposed Enlightenment thinking advanced the catastrophic campaigns of Nazi Germany and haunts us still.
Politics
April 7 2017 1:31 PMThe Second Amendment vs. the Fourth AmendmentDoes exercising your right to carry a gun diminish your other constitutional protections?
War Stories
April 7 2017 12:16 PMThe Morning After in SyriaHow will Trump finish what he started by attacking Assad?
Politics
April 6 2017 9:54 PMIgnoring the President Won’t Make Him Go AwayHow cable news botched the Susan Rice story—and then got it right.
The Angle
April 6 2017 6:46 PMThe Angle: Bannon’s Demotion EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Don Rickles, Trump’s self-centered view on cops, and politicians’ definition of “working class.”
Politics
April 6 2017 5:25 PMMaggie Haberman, Snake CharmerHow the New York Times’ White House correspondent woos Donald Trump.
Politics
April 6 2017 4:31 PMLet the Filibuster Burn!Dry your tears, Democrats. In fact, cross your fingers that the Senate nukes the legislative filibuster, too.
The Angle
April 11 2017 6:10 PMThe Angle: Kushner-Bannon Showdown EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on two (strangely similar) red-line crossing world leaders, bad liberal conspiracy theories, and the pointlessness of the Bannon-Kushner drama.
Fascism
April 11 2017 12:16 PMThe Necessity of MemoryIf Europeans—and the rest of the world—continue to let the lessons of fascism fade, “a nightmare future could unfold.”
The Angle
April 10 2017 5:12 PMThe Angle: United Against United EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the state of American democracy, what’s going on in those daily Spicer briefings, and the real problem behind the United Airlines scandal.
Interrogation
April 10 2017 2:49 PMThe Case for Supporting Trump’s Syria InterventionEven if you don’t support Trump. A conversation with Shadi Hamid.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 10 2017 10:00 AMSearching for CyprusTwo halves of a divided island have more in common than you might think
The Good Fight
April 9 2017 8:00 PMDemocracy Has Stood Up to TrumpBut it’s far too early to declare Trumpism dead.
Jurisprudence
April 8 2017 9:09 AMThe Supreme Court After the Nuclear OptionWill the quality of the justices go down now that the filibuster is gone?
The Angle
April 7 2017 5:42 PMThe Angle: Missiles Don’t Make a President EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s (illegal?) airstrikes, saying goodbye to moderate justices, and Hillary’s return.
Politics
April 7 2017 2:23 PMSorry, Missile Strikes Don’t Make Trump a Serious ManAll you have to do is look at his recent interviews.
Jurisprudence
April 7 2017 1:27 PMThere Will Never Be a “Mainstream” Supreme Court JusticeThe nuclear option won’t change that.
The Slate Quiz
April 7 2017 5:55 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Trials and Error
April 6 2017 6:58 PMIs the “Incarceration Capital of the World” Finally Ready to Lose Its Title?Louisiana’s governor is ready to embrace criminal justice reform. The state’s district attorneys want to stop him.
Politics
April 6 2017 5:57 PMNunes 2.0The new leaders of the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation are just as partisan and pro-Trump as the last guy.
Jurisprudence
April 6 2017 4:50 PMDid Trump Intentionally Incite Violence at a Campaign Rally?A federal court just sent a case suggesting he did to trial.
Politics
April 6 2017 3:34 PMThe “Globalist Cucks” Are WinningJared Kushner might save us after all.

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