News and Politics
News and Politics
The Angle
Aug. 29 2017 6:07 PMThe Angle: Red Cross Problems EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on racist Trump supporters, militarized police, and help for Houston after Harvey.
Politics
Aug. 29 2017 11:51 AMWhat Trump Supporters Really BelieveThe president’s racist base, by the numbers.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 28 2017 6:28 PMThe GOP Wants DACA DeadHow Republicans are extorting Trump into deporting 800,000 young people.
War Stories
Aug. 28 2017 5:19 PMThe Secretary’s RebukeJames Mattis tells the troops that their president is failing them.
Interrogation
Aug. 28 2017 7:30 AMGeneral ConcernsHow worried should we be about the military’s takeover of American foreign policy?
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2017 5:17 PMTrump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is an Impeachable OffenseThe president has the power to pardon, but he’s misused that power. The Constitution is clear.
Politics
Aug. 26 2017 11:06 AMTrump’s RevengeThe pardon of Joe Arpaio is revolting for many reasons. Most disgusting of all is that Trump did it to torment anyone who doesn’t support him.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 25 2017 5:48 PMConsequences in TexasThe GOP’s racist attack on minority voting rights might finally backfire.
Crime
Aug. 25 2017 8:30 AMProfiling White Supremacists Won’t Stop White Supremacist TerrorismA former undercover FBI agent explains.
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 25 2017 5:49 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Aug. 24 2017 6:07 PMThe Angle: Dolly Jamboree EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Dolly Parton’s dinner theater, fantasy football, and Nazi supernaturalism.
History
Aug. 24 2017 10:47 AMThe Nazis Were Obsessed With MagicWhat can their fascination with the supernatural teach us about life in our own post-truth times?
The Angle
Aug. 23 2017 6:14 PMThe Angle: Melting in Phoenix EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Joe Arpaio, an antifa activist, and Trump’s rally in Phoenix.
The World
Aug. 23 2017 3:59 PMWhat Works in AfghanistanThe country is not always a graveyard of empires.
Politics
Aug. 23 2017 11:53 AMAn Unhinged Trump Is a Normal TrumpThe president’s Phoenix rally went off the rails within minutes. Why did I expect anything else?
War Stories
Aug. 29 2017 5:21 PMYou’ll Miss the Administrative State When It’s GoneWe’re starting to see why it’s dangerous to leave so many government positions vacant.
Politics
Aug. 28 2017 6:57 PMA Fetishization of “Law and Order”Trump wants nothing more than an unaccountable Joe Arpaio and the militarization of the police.
The Angle
Aug. 28 2017 6:15 PMThe Angle: Harvey and the Sheriff EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hurricane Harvey, Cersei Lannister, and Joe Arpaio’s pardon.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 28 2017 10:45 AMShabbat in ZimbabweA Jewish culinary tradition lives on in Southern Africa.
Open Thread
Aug. 28 2017 12:01 AMCheer Up, Tom Thumb!Join Slate’s open thread for the week of Aug. 28.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 26 2017 3:26 PMThe Arpaio Pardon Is a Bad Sign for the Mueller InvestigationTrump has always wanted to stifle judicial oversight. Now he’s shown he will.
The Angle
Aug. 25 2017 6:14 PMThe Angle: Leave the Guns EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on open carry at protests, Taylor Swift’s new single, and identity politics.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 25 2017 9:07 AMCharlottesville’s Monuments Are UnconstitutionalThe state law that has prevented city officials from removing the statues can be overruled—by the Constitution.
Interrogation
Aug. 25 2017 5:54 AM“There’s Been a Slightly Hysterical Tone About Race”Author Mark Lilla thinks Democrats’ focus on identity politics is destroying the party.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 24 2017 6:15 PMYou Don’t Need a Gun to Peacefully ProtestIn the wake of Charlottesville, permits for rallies should contain an important caveat—no open-carry within the protest zone.
The World
Aug. 24 2017 12:28 PMThe True Meaning of Australia DayHow another country grapples with commemorating the ugly parts of its history.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 24 2017 9:00 AMShould Judges Use Their Roles to Effect Social Change?A dialogue about whether “activist judges” are real.
Trumpcast
Aug. 23 2017 4:38 PMThe Obscure EPA Rule That Brought Down a Trump AdviserCarl Icahn’s resignation showcases how Trump’s circle regards the presidency as a corporate raid on Washington.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 23 2017 2:17 PMTrump’s Anti-Judge Playbook Originated With ArpaioOf course the president will pardon him—it’s just another way for him to signal his disdain for the rule of law.
Politics
Aug. 23 2017 11:31 AMKeep Talking, TrumpNo one is better at exposing the president for the hateful fraud that he is than Trump himself.

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