News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
April 13 2017 10:44 AMDial CongressIntroducing a Chrome extension that turns every article you read into a congressional call to action.
Politics
April 12 2017 6:56 PMJared and Ivanka Are Not Good People. They Are Enablers.Also, there is no evidence that suggests they have ever actually done anything positive for the country.
Politics
April 12 2017 5:41 PMDemocrats Didn’t Tank Kansas’ 4th DistrictBut the race demonstrated that the party’s central rift is not going anywhere.
Schooled
April 12 2017 1:13 PMCamelot Education Still Has Explaining to DoStudents and teachers have accused the alternative schools company of abuse—and now a Georgia school district is reconsidering a $6.4 million Camelot contract.
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.
Cover Story
April 13 2017 5:45 AMThe Week the World Almost EndedIn 1983, the U.S. simulated a nuclear war with Russia—and narrowly avoided starting a real one. We might not be so lucky next time.
The Angle
April 12 2017 6:04 PMThe Angle: Return of “The Dress” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the science of “the dress,” no sign of a clear Syria policy, and Trump’s tax reform ignorance.
Politics
April 12 2017 4:10 PMWas Kansas a Fluke?A tight special election in a deep-red district may reveal cracks in the conservative coalition.
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.

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