News and Politics
News and Politics
Jurisprudence
June 27 2017 5:53 PMGoodbye, Establishment ClauseThe Supreme Court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer threatens to obliterate the divide between church and state.
Interrogation
June 27 2017 7:45 AMCan This Donkey Be Saved?The Democratic Party is in trouble at every level of government. Seven smart, terrified liberals ask each other how to fix it.
The Angle
June 26 2017 6:23 PMThe Angle: Year of the Tick EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on this year’s tick season, cocaine tourism, and the DOJ’s secret whisperer.
Interrogation
June 26 2017 5:31 PMNevada’s “No” VoteIs there any chance Republican Sen. Dean Heller will change his mind on Trumpcare?
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2017 3:17 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 13: Neil Gorsuch is everything liberals feared—and more.
Slate Fare
June 26 2017 12:00 PMAn Independence Day Twitter ChallengeReduce the Declaration of Independence to a single tweet.
Jurisprudence
June 26 2017 5:56 AM“The Most Important Unknown Person in D.C.”As the Russia investigation deepens, Scott Schools has become the conscience of the DOJ.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2017 9:36 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 11: Is Justice Kennedy about to retire? Or is it Justice Thomas?
Politics
June 23 2017 7:59 PMObama Did What He Had to DoHis cautious response to Russian interference protected our democracy.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2017 5:13 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 9: No need to wait until the fall—the court’s biggest travel ban ruling will happen next week.
History
June 23 2017 3:20 PMTools of DisplacementHow Charlottesville, Virginia’s Confederate statues helped decimate the city’s historically successful black communities.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2017 2:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 8: This court has moved so far right that a hardline conservative looks like a centrist.
The Slate Quiz
June 23 2017 5:53 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Breakfast Table
June 22 2017 8:06 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 6: What to do about the problem of overzealous prosecutors.
The Breakfast Table
June 22 2017 7:20 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 5: When the solicitor general has to defend the indefensible.
The Angle
June 27 2017 5:45 PMThe Angle: How to Save the Democratic Party EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s Watergate, Roxane Gay’s new memoir, and fixing the Democratic Party.
Politics
June 26 2017 8:20 PMTick, Tick, TickHow Watergate unfolded can tell us a lot about the Trump–Russia scandal.
Jurisprudence
June 26 2017 5:33 PMSCOTUS Splits the Travel Ban BabyThe Supreme Court’s ruling doesn’t make much sense as a matter of law. That may be good for Donald Trump.
Politics
June 26 2017 3:59 PMThe GOP Can Only Defend Itself by LyingBecause the truth of the Republican health care bill is unbearably cruel.
The Breakfast Table
June 26 2017 3:15 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 12: Did the court just seriously wound the separation of church and state?
Roads & Kingdoms
June 26 2017 9:00 AMColombia’s New Drug ProblemCocaine tourism is now a thing in Medellín.
Open Thread
June 26 2017 12:00 AMBloody Mose and the War of Jenkins’ EarJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of June 26.
The Breakfast Table
June 25 2017 9:27 AMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 10: Ahead of the travel-ban ruling, two recent cases show that the justices think immigration law is already too harsh.
The Angle
June 23 2017 5:23 PMThe Angle: LGBTQ Visibility EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on queer visibility, the cloak of “fear,” and romanticizing early 2000s rock.
Do The Math
June 23 2017 3:23 PMHow to Fix GerrymanderingMake state legislatures bigger.
Politics
June 23 2017 2:12 PMThe Cloak of “Fear”Police officers like the killer of Philando Castile have an unbeatable defense when their victims are black: They were scared.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 2017 12:42 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableEntry 7: Will SCOTUS make the travel ban fight moot?
Interrogation
June 22 2017 10:58 PMHe Moved Fast and Broke UberBut is the mess at the company all Travis Kalanick’s fault?
The Angle
June 22 2017 7:24 PMThe Angle: Another Day, Another Health Care BillSlate’s daily newsletter on the Senate’s take on Trumpcare, fake news on Twitter, and GLOW.
Politics
June 22 2017 7:17 PMWe Know How This EndsDissent is all part of the script. Trumpcare is right where Republicans want it.

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