News and Politics
News and Politics
The Angle
Dec. 19 2016 6:11 PMThe Angle: Wonder Ahead EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the conjunction fallacy, a dead deer, and the joys of Stevie Wonder.
Politics
Dec. 19 2016 3:52 PMThe Most Useful Guide to Resisting Donald TrumpIt’s the Tea Party playbook, minus the nooses.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 19 2016 9:45 AMSvan SongA remote region of Georgia is hoping tourism can save a vanishing culture.
The Angle
Dec. 16 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Enemy Mine EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the “alt-center,” the GOP’s machinations in North Carolina, and Trump’s animosity toward the American public.
Politics
Dec. 16 2016 11:37 AMThe Only Enemies Donald Trump Can See Are His Fellow AmericansHow can he defend the country?
Politics
Dec. 16 2016 10:54 AMThe Republicans’ Obamacare FantasyThe GOP expects Democrats to help it fix what it’s about to break.
The Angle
Dec. 15 2016 6:19 PMThe Angle: Guilty, Guilty, Guilty EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the women of SCOTUS, a tiny Trump recession, and the Dylann Roof verdict.
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 4:43 PMBrothers in White ResentmentWhat gave us Donald Trump is what gave us Dylann Roof.
The Angle
Dec. 14 2016 6:17 PMThe Angle: Can’t Uber From Here EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a Breitbart boycott, Kanye and Donald, and declining support for public transportation.
Politics
Dec. 14 2016 1:12 PMTrump’s UngovernmentHis appointments are wrecking balls and swamp creatures, and his supporters won’t care. This is what white populism looks like.
Politics
Dec. 13 2016 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Russia Hawks Are Not Your Friends, DemocratsSure, John McCain and Lindsey Graham talk tough about Trump, but there’s good reason not to trust them.
War Stories
Dec. 13 2016 1:10 PMWhat’s Good for Exxon Is Bad for the CountryDoes Rex Tillerson know the difference between corporate imperatives and national interests?
War Stories
Dec. 12 2016 7:07 PMHow the U.S. Could Respond to Russia’s HackingEach strategy has its problems, but the future of democracy is at stake.
The Angle
Dec. 12 2016 6:17 PMThe Angle: Standing On EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Russian hacks, The Walking Dead’s downfall, and the continued protests at Standing Rock.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 12 2016 7:14 AMMezcal Could Be the Next TequilaThat’s not necessarily a good thing.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2016 5:42 PMHow Liberals Got the Electoral College WrongThey never should have promoted it as democracy’s savior.
Politics
Dec. 19 2016 2:47 PMThe Democrat Who Loves the Electoral CollegePartisanship isn’t the only obstacle to reform.
Politics
Dec. 16 2016 8:08 PMThis Time, Obama’s Calm in a Crisis Isn’t HelpingHe has his dignity and his faith in civic norms. Republicans have the government.
Politics
Dec. 16 2016 3:39 PMThe Rise of the Alt-CenterWhy did establishment liberals fall in love with a deranged Twitter thread? It’s time for some game theory.
Politics
Dec. 16 2016 11:10 AMLessons for Fighting a Demagogue, From the People Who Survived a PlagueHow the AIDS movement has given birth to the Trump resistance.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 16 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 6:02 PMNorth Carolina’s GOP Is Closing RanksWhy worry? Because the last time a party used white tribalism to take over the South, its hold lasted for decades.
Politics
Dec. 15 2016 3:39 PMWhy Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical VotersAs with Wisconsin, she didn’t show up.
Politics
Dec. 14 2016 4:35 PMDonald’s Beautiful Dark Fascist FantasyWhat do Trump and Kanye have in common? Totalitarian aesthetics and disconnection from reality.
Politics
Dec. 14 2016 9:15 AM“Sleeping Giants” Is Borrowing Gamergate’s Tactics to Attack BreitbartGamergate showed how easy it is to scare digital advertisers. Now a group is trying to do the same from the left.
The Angle
Dec. 13 2016 6:15 PMThe Angle: Plug-In for That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on possible responses to Russia, Rogue One, and our fake news flagger This Is Fake.
The Good Fight
Dec. 13 2016 5:55 AMHow to Resist PropagandaA minor victory over RT and what it taught me about the challenge of defeating misinformation from the Kremlin and the White House.
Politics
Dec. 12 2016 6:41 PMIs There Really a Spook Consensus About Russian Meddling?The lesson of Iraq: Don’t be so quick to dismiss “minor disagreements.”
Politics
Dec. 12 2016 12:48 PMHow Trump Is Repeating the Mistakes of IraqHe’s dismissing evidence about Russian meddling that he doesn’t want to hear.
War Stories
Dec. 10 2016 2:56 PMHow Will Trump React to the CIA’s Claim That Russia Was Trying to Help Him Win?  By lying about the CIA and his margin of victory, for starters.

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