A New Agenda for Social ConservativesIt’s time to drop the fight against same-sex marriage and take up the cause of stay-at-home parents.
This So-Called Supreme Court NomineePredicting Donald Trump’s tweets in response to Neil Gorsuch’s insubordination.
The Angle: Coretta Scott King EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Elizabeth Warren, the problem with facts, and why IUDs aren’t the answer.
Trump Said He Wanted a Muslim BanWill the courts use the president's own statements to declare his executive order unconstitutional?
The Silencing of Coretta Scott KingOn Tuesday night, Elizabeth Warren was told to pipe down. But it was King’s words that the Senate refused to hear.
“Just Following Orders”Horror stories about the lawlessness of Customs and Border Protection agents in the aftermath of Trump’s immigration ban.
Hell No, He Must Go!What anti-Trump protesters can learn from the successes, and mistakes, of the anti–Vietnam War movement.
Donald Trump’s Wall Street EnablersThey’re getting everything they want—and getting out of the way.
Checks? Never Heard of Them. Balances? Forget About It.Donald Trump’s unnerving belief that the judiciary’s purpose is to stay out of his way.
The Angle: Jake Tapper EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s white nationalism, Jake Tapper’s nonpartisan appeal, and library fines.
Roads & Kingdoms
The DisorientCountries on the fuzzy edge between two continents are grappling with what it means to be in Europe or Asia today.
Forging a Dictatorship in SpainHow Franco tailored fascism to his country by stealing from every major political movement.
This Week in Trump
This Week in Trump: Foreign Policy Fiascos and Court ChallengesSpurned allies, uncooperative judges, and conflicts of interest.
How the Skewed Demographics of the Donor Class Pull Our Politics to the RightMoney in politics isn’t just a good government issue.
Take It From Evan McMullin: Calling Your Representative WorksThe former independent presidential candidate thinks we need to push our elected leaders to put the country before partisanship.
Why Did Mitch McConnell Muzzle Elizabeth Warren? To Muzzle Coretta Scott King.In her 1986 letter, King told the truth about the Republican Party of 2017.
What a Pro-Trump English Professor Thinks NowA conversation with Mark Bauerlein, the rare academic who believed—and still believes—we’ve found the right leader to make America great again.
“I Just Don’t Believe I’m in New York”The Jeran family’s journey from Yemen to Djibouti to the United States shows the cruelty and pointlessness of Trump’s immigration ban.
The Angle: War on Science EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the politics of science, Obama’s legacy, and Betsy DeVos’ conservative foes.
The Conservative Case Against Betsy DeVosHer nomination as education secretary has united liberals, rural Republicans, and Breitbart writers in disdain.
James Bailey Is a Liar. Is He a Murderer?A mysterious cache of documents could prove that a man serving a life sentence for homicide was framed by corrupt Alabama authorities—if the documents, and the man, can be believed.
Trump’s ApologistMike Pence isn’t just a VP. He’s the chief enabler of the president’s fascist ways.
“Clay and Smokeless Fire”He had seen fool kings and robber-kings, mad kings and rape-kings. The new American king was all of them at once.
Government by White Nationalism Is Upon UsIt’s not just rhetoric anymore. It’s a political program that could set American democracy back 150 years.