News and Politics
News and Politics
Jurisprudence
March 8 2017 1:48 PMAppointing a Special Prosecutor to Investigate the Russia Mess Is Not EnoughSenate Democrats must press deputy attorney general nominee Rod Rosenstein to guarantee that the prosecutor would have real independence.
Schooled
March 8 2017 5:50 AM“That Place Was Like a Prison”Camelot Education takes the students public schools have given up on. But the for-profit company’s approach to discipline has led to allegations of aggression and abuse.
Politics
March 7 2017 7:41 PMWhat Assimilation Problem, Donald?The White House’s beliefs about Muslim assimilation are completely bogus. I know because of how I assimilated.
Trials and Error
March 7 2017 6:09 PM40 Years Awaiting ExecutionFor many death row inmates, the long process leading to capital punishment is itself cruel—but not unusual.
Politics
March 7 2017 4:43 PMMuslim Ban 2.0The real motivation for Trump’s immigration policies is racism. Never forget it.
Interrogation
March 7 2017 9:00 AMWhat the 20th Century Tells Us About TrumpTimothy Snyder on the president’s endgame and how effectively Americans are resisting so far.
The Angle
March 6 2017 6:23 PMThe Angle: Resilience EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Wikipedia wars, socialist holidays, and euphemisms for climate change.
Jurisprudence
March 6 2017 4:45 PMThe Man Who Could Control the Russia InvestigationWhy the confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions’ deputy matters so much.
Politics
March 6 2017 2:47 PMThe Conspiracy Theorist in ChiefThe White House is backing the president’s fantastical charge that Obama “wire tapped” him.
The Good Fight
March 6 2017 12:49 PMThe Coming Democratic Majority? Not So Fast.The right fears it. The left dreams of it. But both may be deceived in assuming demographics will change how America votes anytime soon.
Fiction
March 6 2017 8:35 AM“The Museum of Near Misses”A writer gets trapped by what could have been.
The Angle
March 3 2017 6:20 PMThe Angle: Nothing to Yawn About EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “willful” lies, postponing a Justice confirmation, and contagious yawning.
Politics
March 3 2017 4:16 PMConservatives Are Losing the Health Care FightAnd Paul Ryan is fine with that.
Trials and Error
March 3 2017 2:03 PMAmerica’s Worst Sheriff Is GoneWill Joe Arpaio’s successor, Paul Penzone, do enough to reverse Maricopa County, Arizona’s horrific policies on immigration?
The Slate Quiz
March 3 2017 5:58 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Jurisprudence
March 8 2017 1:24 PMBad for Undocumented Immigrants, a Gift to Domestic AbusersAn interview with the Denver city attorney on the consequences of the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
Politics
March 7 2017 7:46 PMWill Conservatives Kill Trumpcare?The revolt against the American Health Care Act is being led by the party’s right wing.
The Angle
March 7 2017 6:57 PMRepublicare EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the GOP health care plan, doctors’ lessons for cops, and the real villain of Get Out.
War Stories
March 7 2017 6:07 PMWikiLeaks’ Attack on U.S. IntelligenceThe release of the CIA’s hacking tools is a victory not for the American public but for Russia.
Jurisprudence
March 7 2017 11:47 AMThe Supreme Court’s Sex-Offender Jurisprudence Is Based on a LieThe Supreme Court believes most sex offenders will keep committing sex crimes. The data suggests otherwise.
War Stories
March 6 2017 6:24 PMNorth Korea Is Now Trump’s ProblemBut his administration is utterly unprepared to deal with the dictatorship’s provocations.
Jurisprudence
March 6 2017 6:16 PMThe Bogus Logic of Trump’s New Travel BanThe administration’s new executive order is full of dubious evidence and sketchy claims.
Politics
March 6 2017 4:30 PMBlame ReinceUnnamed White House officials are blaming the chief of staff for the president’s unhinged behavior. Hmm.
Politics
March 6 2017 1:56 PMThe Great White House Freak-OutDonald Trump and two close associates freaked out after Jeff Sessions’ recusal. What are they afraid of?
Roads & Kingdoms
March 6 2017 10:08 AMThe Swiss InvasionThe unexpected effects of an open border, an ailing euro, and German sales-tax policy on one border city.
Politics
March 3 2017 6:55 PMJared KnewTrump’s son-in-law and adviser has been concealing a Flynn-Russia meeting for months.
Politics
March 3 2017 5:46 PM“Nobody Knew That Health Care Could Be So Complicated”When Donald Trump says “nobody,” he really means “almost everybody.”
Fascism
March 3 2017 3:42 PMGermany: Fascism’s Terrible ApogeeWith the fourth episode, our Slate Academy arrives at the fascism that looms above all others.
Jurisprudence
March 3 2017 12:13 PMDid Jeff Sessions Commit Perjury?Probably not.
Politics
March 2 2017 10:16 PMJeff Sessions Needs to GoHis dissembling news conference raised more questions than it answered.

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