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The Angle: O Come All Ye Faithless Edition

Slate’s daily newsletter on phrases of the year, classic Christmas movies, and liberal lawsuits against the Electoral College.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2016 12:27 PMThe Left vs. the Electoral CollegeFinally, liberals are taking a page from the conservative playbook with these extreme long-shot lawsuits.
The Angle
Dec. 8 2016 6:10 PMThe Angle: Test Case EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Republicans and Medicare, vets at Standing Rock, and the Walter Scott trial.
War Stories
Dec. 8 2016 5:17 PMJust in Time for the Trump Administration, the FBI Has Expanded Surveillance PowersBe afraid. Be very afraid.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 3:38 PMFarewell Harry Reid, the Least Fashionable Man in PoliticsIt’s what made him great.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 10:31 AMDo Not Watch C-SPAN’s Live Feed of the Trump Tower LobbyIt will destroy your soul.
The Angle
Dec. 7 2016 6:01 PMThe Angle: Fakes, Lies, and Propaganda EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on government by generals, investing in the Trump era, and what counts as “fake news.”
War Stories
Dec. 7 2016 1:41 PMDoes Trump Want to Put Generals in Charge of Everything?And does John Kelly have what it takes to run a bloated bureaucracy like the Department of Homeland Security?
The Dismal Science
Dec. 7 2016 5:50 AMHow to Invest Your Savings in the Trump EraDiversify. Then diversify some more.
The Angle
Dec. 6 2016 6:17 PMThe Angle: Guilty Burdens EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Keith Ellison and Israel, reluctant racial confessors, and becoming a citizen in the age of Trump.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 4:13 PMI’m Not Your Racial ConfessorThe black person’s burden of managing white emotions in the age of Trump.
The Good Fight
Dec. 6 2016 5:55 AMWhy I Still Want to Be an American CitizenThe rise of Donald Trump is terrifying. But the U.S. remains the world’s best hope for realizing the ideal of a liberal, multiethnic democracy.
The Angle
Dec. 5 2016 6:05 PMThe Angle: Lemonade Stand EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a DAPL development, favorite books of 2016, and government by gimmickry.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 5:06 PMTrump’s Worst Enablers Are Establishment RepublicansHis conspiracy-mongering will be fine by them so long as he signs their legislation.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 5 2016 7:03 AMA Long Strange Trip to GabonOne of the world’s strongest psychedelic drugs has become an unlikely tourist draw
Politics
Dec. 3 2016 4:42 PMSomali Refugees Are Not a ThreatTheir Columbus community is being painted as a hotbed of terror. It’s the opposite.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 9 2016 5:45 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 5:41 PMThe Faith of the Faithless ElectorsWill enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 4:56 PMRaise and SupportThese veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.
Politics
Dec. 8 2016 3:07 PM19 Lessons for Political Scientists From the 2016 ElectionThe ground game is overrated, the parties don’t decide (and neither do sharks), and other things we’ll need to rethink going forward.
Politics
Dec. 7 2016 6:48 PMThe GOP Is Coming After Medicare, and the Democrats Can Barely Contain ThemselvesThe strategy: Hang Republican ideology around Donald Trump’s neck.
Politics
Dec. 7 2016 5:47 PMThe Walter Scott Case Was a TestCan cops kill with impunity? Now we know the answer.
The World
Dec. 7 2016 9:15 AMRevolution InterruptedBetween Fidel’s departure and Trump’s arrival, everything is up for grabs in Cuba.
War Stories
Dec. 6 2016 7:40 PMThe Real Subject of Obama’s Final National Security Speech Was the Man He Wouldn’t NameThe president returns to old themes to send a message to Donald Trump.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 6:14 PMA Moral Panic for the Age of Trump“Pizzagate” is the latest in a long line of child-sex-ring myths.
Politics
Dec. 6 2016 2:04 PMThe Smearing of Keith Ellison Reveals the Warped Priorities of the Israel LobbyThe attacks on the would-be DNC chairman are undermining an ally of Jews in America.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 6:19 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Politics
Dec. 5 2016 5:28 PMIs Paul Ryan Really Crazy Enough to Take on Medicare?Maybe Donald Trump isn’t the one who needs restraining.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 5 2016 3:56 PMActually, Paul Ryan, the President’s Words Do MatterTrump’s defenders say his lying tweets aren’t to be taken literally. They are sending us down a terrible road.
Cover Story
Dec. 4 2016 10:55 PMThe Stunt PresidencyDonald Trump plans to replace governing with gimmickry. It’s already working.
Politics
Dec. 2 2016 8:03 PMThe President-Elect Is a Roman EmperorAt the Carrier plant and his “thank you” rally, Donald Trump reveled in his own volatility.

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