News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
Sept. 1 2016 1:47 AMDonald Trump Is the Spokesman for Restricting ImmigrationThat is very, very bad news if you support restricting immigration.
Politics
Aug. 31 2016 2:04 PMThe Biggest Political Lie of 2016Trump and Brexit have ushered us into an era of post-truth politics, pundits say. We rate the statement “Pants on Fire.”
The Angle
Aug. 30 2016 6:25 PMThe Angle: Same Old Condescension EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Tuesday’s down-ballot races, De La Soul’s new album, and Trump’s patronizing approach to black voters.
Politics
Aug. 30 2016 5:36 PMEverything You Need to Know About Tuesday’s Down-Ballot PrimariesTonight’s likely winners: an old fart, a racist crank, and a hopeless corporate shill, among others.
Politics
Aug. 30 2016 12:05 PMWhat Black People Hear When Donald Trump Asks for Their VoteThe patronizing, ahistorical nonsense of his black “outreach” isn’t unique to Trump.
Politics
Aug. 29 2016 6:02 PMAnthony Weiner’s Penis Is Not a Campaign IssuePlease resist the urge to make it one.
Interrogation
Aug. 29 2016 5:46 AMCan Trump Win Without a Ground Game?Victory Lab author Sasha Issenberg is skeptical.
Politics
Aug. 26 2016 4:24 PMWhy Is the Trumpish Right Inept at Hardball Politics?Making stuff up about their opponents’ health isn’t going to work.
Interrogation
Aug. 26 2016 9:16 AMWhat Barack Obama Thinks of Donald TrumpDavid Axelrod on how his former boss views the Republican nominee.
Politics
Aug. 25 2016 8:09 PMHillary’s Lifeboat to the GOPThe Democratic nominee offered her rivals a way to save themselves from the catastrophe that is Donald Trump.
Politics
Aug. 25 2016 6:13 PMHillary Clinton’s Alt-Right Speech Was Shrewd StrategyIt was the speech GOP leaders should’ve given when they had the chance.
Politics
Aug. 25 2016 5:46 PMDonald Trump Just Helped Ted Cruz BiglyThe current GOP nominee is paving the way for Cruz’s 2020 bid.
Interrogation
Aug. 25 2016 7:30 AMCompassion, and Criticism, for the White Working ClassA conversation with Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance.
Politics
Aug. 24 2016 5:50 PMThere Is No Horse RaceIt’s Clinton by a mile, with Trump praying for black swans.
Politics
Aug. 24 2016 4:14 PM“Undercover” Voters May Exist, but They Won’t Save Donald TrumpShy Tories, meet the bashful fascists.
The Angle
Aug. 31 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: In-Flight Danger EditionSlates daily newsletter on facts and politics in 2016, the unlikely success of Bad Moms, and sexual assault on airplanes.
Politics
Aug. 31 2016 5:45 AMTrump-Clinton Probably Won’t Be a Landslide. The Economy Says So.Conventional wisdom is that fringe candidates get repudiated, à la 1964 and 1972. The story isn’t so simple.
History
Aug. 30 2016 5:56 PMWhen Malcolm X Met Fidel CastroThe history behind the photographs on Colin Kaepernick’s T-shirt.
Politics
Aug. 30 2016 3:17 PMI Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Merrick GarlandIt’s confirmed: The judge needs his own ice cream flavor. Help us name it.
The Angle
Aug. 29 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Give Me a Smile EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the death of Gene Wilder, Anthony Weiner’s latest, and the relationship between smiling and happiness.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 29 2016 7:47 AMWelcome to Whoopee LandA new amusement park in Kathmandu promises an escape to a land far, far away.
The Angle
Aug. 26 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Death’s Door EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on ageist politics, Nike’s “Girl Effect” in action, and Hillary’s helping hand for Republicans.
Politics
Aug. 26 2016 1:25 PMThe Enemy WithinDonald Trump obsesses over threats from without. It’s the useful idiots in our midst who pose the bigger threat.
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 26 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Aug. 25 2016 7:03 PMHillary Clinton’s Alt-Right Speech Isolated and Destroyed Donald TrumpBy definitively linking him to the alt-right, she shredded any remaining legitimacy he had with sane Republicans.
The Angle
Aug. 25 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Alt-Right EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on random capital letters, the nonexistent horse race, and Clinton’s speech about Trump’s racism.
Politics
Aug. 25 2016 9:36 AMHow the “Hipster Nazis” of the Alt Right Got Big Enough for Hillary Clinton to Denounce ThemEuro-style white nationalism has come to America and found an unlikely standard-bearer in Donald Trump.
The Angle
Aug. 24 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Shameless Gouging EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Donald Trump’s poisonous vision of black life, colored person vs. person of color, and the high price of insulin.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 24 2016 5:06 PMHow to Defeat CalhounThe legal strategy for forcing Yale to change the name of its racist-honoring residential college.
Politics
Aug. 23 2016 6:25 PMTrump’s Vision of Black America Is a White Supremacist FantasyAnd his outreach to black voters is a dog whistle for racists.

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