Trump Picks Another Battle With Black Athletes
The president is preoccupied with well-known black people and their perceived disrespect.
The Angle: National Nightmare EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on life in Puerto Rico, Coco, and the death of Charles Manson.
The Deep Roots of Yemen’s FamineThe Saudi-led war has plunged the country into misery, but it was already vulnerable to this kind of disaster.
Roads & Kingdoms
A People Without RefugeFleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, the Rohingya find no warm welcome in India.
The Angle: Gray Areas EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on elephant hunting, Doug Jones’ chances, and defining harassment.
Al Franken Should Resign ImmediatelyDemocrats’ credibility on sexual harassment is at stake.
The Backlash Is ComingRebecca Traister on the inevitable blowback to our sexual harassment moment.
Democrats Find a Weapon in the Senate Tax BillThe Republican push for tax reform just got complicated.
The Angle: Where 14 Is OK EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on a scary shark, listening to trauma, and Roy Moore’s beliefs.
Trigger WarningA congressional hearing underlines the dangers posed by an unstable president with unchecked authority to launch nuclear weapons.
The Stakes in AlabamaFor Democrats, winning in December and taking down Roy Moore would mean more than just getting another Senate seat.
Puerto Rico’s New NormalTwo months after the storm, the island is still in a state of devastation, and Puerto Ricans feel forgotten.
The Good Fight
The End of German StabilityThe collapse of coalition talks bodes badly for Angela Merkel, and for democratic governments everywhere.
Investors in the Panama Trump Tower Included a Notorious Criminal Who Laundered Drug MoneyThe close ties between Colombian cartels and the Trump Ocean Club.
Another Obstruction AngleWas Trump intentionally trying to block the investigation into Flynn’s Turkey ties?
The Angle: Scandals and Coups EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Al Franken, Bill Clinton, and what’s happening in Zimbabwe.
When Public Records Aren’t Made PublicThe troubling trend of judges keeping police body camera footage hidden.
What Is Going to Happen to Zimbabwe Now?The ouster of Robert Mugabe could lead to a better future, or more death.
The Angle: Another Bad Judge EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the power of the black vote, climate litigation, and Brett Talley’s message board shenanigans.
Black Voters, Blue WaveHow black voters can propel Democrats to big wins across the country.
Democrats Are Sounding the Alarm on the Tax BillA tax overhaul with less intensity than the health care debate.
The View From AlabamaA local columnist on how the latest accusations change the race for Roy Moore, and why he’ll never quit.
The Angle: Outlaw EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Keurig vs. Hannity, Taylor’s Reputation, and Roy Moore’s history.