News and Politics
News and Politics
Foreigners
July 18 2016 7:31 PMErdogan’s CoupThe failure of the uprising against him will allow him to make the country more Islamic and more repressive.
The Angle
July 18 2016 5:59 PMThe Angle: Let Me Count the Ways EditionSlate's daily newsletter on "All Lives Matter," the first day of the Republican convention, and the 141 reasons Trump should not be president.
Jurisprudence
July 16 2016 6:19 PMPunished for Being PoorThe Virginia scheme that suspends the driver’s license of anyone who can’t pay trivial fines.
Interrogation
July 15 2016 8:59 PMHow Turkey Came to ThisThe attempted military coup isn’t the country’s first. But this time is different.
Politics
July 15 2016 5:00 PMRacial Discontent Is Rising, but That’s Not Obama’s FaultThe anti-anti-racism of the right.
Jurisprudence
July 15 2016 4:25 PMThe RNC Will Be a First Amendment DisasterThe rights of protesters on both sides have not been protected.
War Stories
July 15 2016 8:53 AMThe Terrorism Threat Goes Beyond ISISWinning the war in Iraq and Syria won’t stop attacks in Europe.
The Slate Quiz
July 15 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
July 14 2016 3:39 PMNot by the Color of Their UniformThe Dallas shooting offered a parable about racism. Just not the one you think.
Politics
July 14 2016 11:15 AMShould We Trust Trump With Classified Info?How are candidates briefed on security matters, anyway? A former acting director of the CIA explains.
Jurisprudence
July 13 2016 6:13 PMDeciphering JusticeThe subtext of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s improper attacks on Donald Trump.
Politics
July 13 2016 4:28 PMDonald Trump’s Other Demographic ProblemTrump is headed for a historic loss with a crucial group of whites.
Interrogation
July 13 2016 10:50 AMIs America Becoming More Anti-Semitic?Or has social media just given bigots a bullhorn?
The Angle
July 12 2016 5:56 PMThe Angle: RBG on the Loose EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bernie’s endorsement of Hillary, a much-needed Pokémon Go explainer, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public denunciations of Trump.
Moneybox
July 12 2016 11:24 AMSomething’s Odd About the Political Betting MarketsBrexit, Trump—the once-reliable prediction markets have misfired of late. Here’s why.
Politics
July 18 2016 7:14 PMThe GOP Is Sick, and the Never Trump Floor Fight Was a SymptomParty unity? Trump's ass.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 18 2016 10:51 AMHemp and ChangeCan cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?
Politics
July 16 2016 1:51 PMWhere Is Mike Pence’s Faith?He was an outspoken evangelical. Now Trump’s VP pick hides his beliefs under a bushel.
The Angle
July 15 2016 5:22 PMThe Angle: What Nice Means EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on school segregation, stopping the next flu, and the attacks in France.
Politics
July 15 2016 4:57 PMThe Traditionalist vs. the Train WreckTrump’s and Clinton’s responses to Nice go to the core of their political personas.
Crime
July 15 2016 12:35 PMWhat Is the Deal With Synthetic Marijuana?Everything you need to know about fake weed.
Foreigners
July 15 2016 7:47 AMThe Vicious Cycle of French TerrorismAttacks create anti-Muslims sentiments that lead to radicalization that increases the risk of attacks.
The Angle
July 14 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: His Many Friends EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s apparent VP pick, the Emmy nominations, and our crush on Kate McKinnon.
Politics
July 14 2016 3:09 PMTrump’s Apparent VP Pick Is Boring, Incoherent, and IneptBut at least Mike Pence has no political future.
Politics
July 14 2016 5:45 AMDonald Trump’s FriendsThe unnamed Mexicans, Muslims, Israelis, farmers, doctors, and truckers who have shaped the candidate’s policies.
The Angle
July 13 2016 5:57 PMThe Angle: Small Donations EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on toxic workplaces, Mr. Robot, and Bernie Sanders’ small-donor revolution.
Politics
July 13 2016 3:16 PMBernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Not.What did $220 million buy? Ads, consultants, and a dispiritingly conventional campaign.
Politics
July 13 2016 5:55 AMBernie’s ChangeThe triumph of the Sanders insurgency was to democratize fundraising, one small donation at a time. Will it remake liberal politics?
Jurisprudence
July 12 2016 3:06 PMRBG Just Risked Her Legacy to Insult TrumpWhy she did it.
Interrogation
July 12 2016 5:45 AMThe ISIS CorrespondentThe New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi on the group’s ruthless tactics, the perils of getting close to dangerous sources, and the emotional toll of reporting on terrorism.

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