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The Slate Quiz

Slate News Quiz

Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.

The Angle
Aug. 17 2017 6:17 PMThe Angle: Monuments Down EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on eclipse-watching, UVA’s vigil, and an open letter.
Politics
Aug. 17 2017 5:35 PMWhite Americans Have to Make a ChoiceThe fight over Confederate monuments is a fight over who this country is for. And only white Americans can end it.
The Good Fight
Aug. 17 2017 3:44 PMTrump and the Alt-Right Are Not the Real AmericaTake it from a new American.
Politics
Aug. 16 2017 11:57 PMThe Monuments Must GoAn open letter from the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson.
The Angle
Aug. 16 2017 6:05 PMThe Angle: “Alt-Left” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Joe Arpaio, CEOs and generals disavowing Trump, and the “alt-left” in Charlottesville.
Politics
Aug. 16 2017 12:55 PMYes, What About the “Alt-Left”?What the counter-protesters Trump despises were actually doing in Charlottesville last weekend.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 10:37 PMRotten MonumentsDonald Trump has a lot in common with the antiquated, racist Confederate statues he defends.
The Angle
Aug. 15 2017 6:09 PMThe Angle: Both Sides EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on true crime’s fancy turn, guns and free speech, and Trump’s new Charlottesville statement.
Interrogation
Aug. 15 2017 7:09 AMHow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Demagoguery Differs From Trump’sA historian reflects on India’s evolution over the last seven decades.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 14 2017 7:34 PMThe Guns WonCharlottesville showed that our First Amendment jurisprudence hasn’t reckoned with our Second Amendment reality.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 6:09 PM“As I Have Said Many Times Before”In his Charlottesville do-over, Trump insists he got it right the first time.
War Stories
Aug. 14 2017 4:22 PMThe Real Nuclear OptionAmericans are disturbingly unbothered by the idea of striking first with nuclear weapons.
Trials and Error
Aug. 14 2017 9:00 AMMy Brother, the Violent OffenderAn imprecise, capricious label handed down by the criminal justice system can mark a person for life.
Open Thread
Aug. 14 2017 12:01 AMBlackoutJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Aug 14.
Politics
Aug. 13 2017 2:29 PMThere Is Only One Side to the Story of CharlottesvilleFive lessons from what could prove a decisive moment.
War Stories
Aug. 17 2017 5:37 PMUgly History Shouldn’t Be BeautifulWhat Germany can teach the U.S. about remembering an ugly past without glorifying it.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 17 2017 4:55 PMDrowning Out the HateHow the local rabbi deals when the neo-Nazis come to town.
Politics
Aug. 17 2017 3:37 PMSpectacle of HateFrom cross-dressing to white robes to Tiki torches, what we can learn from white supremacists’ long history of carefully cultivating their own aesthetic.
Politics
Aug. 16 2017 7:53 PMThe GOP Can’t Hide From CharlottesvilleEven as the party rebukes Donald Trump’s remarks, it continues to enable his racist policies.
War Stories
Aug. 16 2017 2:06 PMChain of ConfusionMilitary commanders’ rebuke of Trump after Charlottesville points to a crisis for civilian control of the military.
Interrogation
Aug. 16 2017 10:12 AMThe Dangers of American ExceptionalismThe problem with Americans thinking America is, at its heart, good.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 9:48 PMThere Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 15 2017 5:50 PMWhite Nationalist Rule Is Already HereDonald Trump is considering pardoning Joe Arpaio for his illegal reign of racist terror.
Politics
Aug. 15 2017 5:52 AMMight Democrats Actually Have a Chance in Alabama?It depends on whether a little-known candidate with a very famous name can beat the party favorite.
The Angle
Aug. 14 2017 6:10 PMThe Angle: Sad Monday EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on socialist prospects, Halo Top, and Charlottesville.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 6:05 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Politics
Aug. 14 2017 12:23 PMKhakis and Tiki TorchesThe middle-class, clean-cut racism of Richard Spencer’s acolytes.
Interrogation
Aug. 14 2017 7:15 AM“The People of Pakistan Are in No Mood for Authoritarian Rule”A historian reflects on Pakistan’s evolution over the last seven decades.
Interrogation
Aug. 13 2017 9:09 PMAre the Charlottesville White Supremacists Really “Nazis”?Jelani Cobb on what to call them, Trump and the GOP’s response, and the president’s similarities to Woodrow Wilson.
Politics
Aug. 13 2017 12:43 PMThey Will Not Replace UsWhite supremacists can march on my hometown, but they can’t win.

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