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The Angle: Death Knell Edition

Slate’s daily newsletter on the Iran deal, MoviePass, and Graham-Cassidy’s chances.

War Stories
Sept. 22 2017 3:14 PMTrump Has No Good Reason to Scrap the Iran DealThe reasons his administration has put forth are dishonest and will make us less secure.
Interrogation
Sept. 22 2017 12:43 PM“There’s No Office Left to Run For”New Yorker editor David Remnick on the rawness of Clinton’s What Happened—and his hopes for Obama’s presidential memoir.
Politics
Sept. 21 2017 7:40 PMNo Truth, No ConsequencesEvery attempt to repeal Obamacare has been built on lies. Graham-Cassidy is no different.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 21 2017 12:06 PMUnilateral Rocket ManDonald Trump is ignoring his duty under the War Powers Act to consult Congress about North Korea.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2017 5:21 PMObergefell Is Already Under AttackTrump is laying the groundwork to overturn marriage equality.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 1:44 PMOur DemagogueFor the first time at the U.N., the American president was just another populist thug.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 7:19 PMThe Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 19 2017 1:43 PMTime to Protect Our DemocracyAnthony Kennedy should follow Byron White’s guidance and strike down partisan gerrymandering.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 11:23 AMAll Tribes Are Not EqualAndrew Sullivan’s simplistic diagnosis—and unrealistic cure—for what ails us.
Crime
Sept. 18 2017 9:22 PMNo One Becomes a Cop Because It’s SafeThe shooting of a Georgia Tech student reminds us that police officers need to accept the risk that comes with showing restraint.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 18 2017 6:00 PMWho Are You Calling Lawless?The Trump administration says sanctuary cities are rule-breakers. But it’s the federal government that keeps losing in court.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 18 2017 11:04 AMShould a Judge Rely on the Law or His Own Common Sense?A dialogue on legal pragmatism and finding the “sensible” decision.
Politics
Sept. 18 2017 5:50 AM“I Am a Working-Class Guy” 
A Wisconsin ironworker is the Democratic Party’s new star. Does he have anything to offer besides his image?
Politics
Sept. 17 2017 8:00 PMThe Wealth Gap Between Whites and Blacks Is WideningThe myth of racial equality is having real and devastating consequences.
War Stories
Sept. 15 2017 7:22 PMHarvard’s ShameThe Chelsea Manning and Michelle Jones debacles reveal the university’s poor judgment.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2017 1:41 PMThe “Alaska Purchase” Is Probably UnconstitutionalRepublican leaders can’t buy off Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s vote this way.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 22 2017 5:52 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
The Angle
Sept. 21 2017 6:39 PMThe Angle: I, Radical EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s North Korea threats, Battle of the Sexes, and how young Muslim Americans radicalize.
The Angle
Sept. 20 2017 6:15 PMThe Angle: Obergefell Next EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Graham-Cassidy, Netflix and stand-up, and the threat to gay marriage.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 2:01 PMIt Wasn’t GridlockThe cynical reason why Republicans called off bipartisan talks to stabilize Obamacare.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 11:13 AMWhy Democrats Should Love the GOP Health Care PlanGraham-Cassidy could turn a red electoral map blue.
The Angle
Sept. 19 2017 6:24 PMThe Angle: Rocket Man EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on sanctuary cities, charter schools, and Trump’s speech at the U.N.
War Stories
Sept. 19 2017 1:39 PMTrump’s Dark Vision for the WorldHis U.N. speech used his “America First” doctrine to justify dangerous hostility toward our enemies.
Interrogation
Sept. 19 2017 7:15 AMMerkel’s LegacyAs Germany prepares to head to the polls, the chancellor’s exhausted, Europe’s in shambles, and a neo-Nazi party is on the rise.
The Angle
Sept. 18 2017 6:12 PMThe Angle: Gaping Chasm EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Emmys, the new health care bill, and the racial wealth gap.
War Stories
Sept. 18 2017 1:25 PMTrump’s First U.N. Appearance Was a ClunkerBut why is the United Nations so worried about bureaucracy at a time like this?
Roads & Kingdoms
Sept. 18 2017 10:50 AMThe Secret History of America’s Oldest Tofu ShopThe Japanese immigrants who brought tofu to America, decades before hippies and health nuts discovered it.
Open Thread
Sept. 18 2017 12:01 AMThe Birth of Grey OwlJoin Slate’s open thread for the week of Sept. 18.
Politics
Sept. 15 2017 9:27 PMBerkeley’s BindAfter being mocked by the right-wing media in advance of Ben Shapiro's speech, the school now faces angry students, frustrated faculty, and the return of Milo.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 15 2017 5:31 PMWas Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Unconstitutional?A small group of lawyers are fighting to find out.

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