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What Would Che Say?

Che Guevara’s biographer on what the guerilla leader would think of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Trump, and his brand today.

The Angle
Oct. 16 2017 6:05 PMThe Angle: Peppy Brew EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “appeasement,” Rick and Morty, and Fox & Friends.
The World
Oct. 16 2017 10:23 AMThe Ghost of Munich         The stigma around “appeasement” is leading U.S. foreign policy down a dangerous path.
Roads & Kingdoms
Oct. 16 2017 7:30 AMOf Shrimp and PetroleumA weekend at Louisiana’s oldest harvest festival.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 6:26 PMHow the Democrats Can Still Save ObamacareIt’s all about the blame game.
War Stories
Oct. 13 2017 4:44 PMCertifiable NonsenseTrump’s speech on the Iran deal might be his most dishonest, and also his most damaging.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 1:08 PMTwo Guns Per PersonA simple, constitutional proposal that protects both Americans’ lives and liberty.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 7:27 AMThe Man Who Could Save Puerto Rico, If He Feels Like ItDonald Trump is reveling in his power both to save hurricane victims and condemn them.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 5:50 AMWho Is Seth Moulton For?The Massachusetts congressman is a white, centrist, Harvard-educated war hero who wants to remake the Democratic Party. Too bad no one wants that.
Politics
Oct. 12 2017 6:29 PMThe NRA Defends the IndefensibleThe group cannot provide one good reason why anyone who is not a mass shooter needs a high-capacity magazine.
The Angle
Oct. 12 2017 5:21 PMThe Angle: Not Addicted EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bernie Sanders’ new book, women’s work in Puerto Rico, and reporting the Weinstein story.
Politics
Oct. 12 2017 7:45 AMSteve Bannon’s Enemy Isn’t the Republican PartyIt’s Donald Trump.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 11 2017 6:57 PMThey Had the Goods on HimManhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance needs a better explanation for why he didn’t charge Harvey Weinstein.
The Angle
Oct. 11 2017 5:52 PMThe Angle: Bigger Arsenal EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Bob Corker, the Boy Scouts, and Trump’s nuclear ambitions.
War Stories
Oct. 11 2017 2:48 PMTrump’s Nuclear MeltdownOnly this president could think 4,000 nukes aren’t enough.
The Good Fight
Oct. 11 2017 11:11 AMThe Czech TrumpPopulists may soon rule Central Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Aegean.
Watching Fox
Oct. 16 2017 5:09 PMFox & Friends’ Mission: Convincing Viewers That Someone Else Is Stupider
Open Thread
Oct. 16 2017 9:07 AMDid Giants Roam the Earth?Join Slate’s open thread for the week of Oct. 16.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 13 2017 6:32 PMThe Obtuse SaboteurTrump’s plan to kill Obamacare isn’t just reckless—it’s illegal, and likely to fail in the courts.
The Angle
Oct. 13 2017 5:42 PMThe Angle: Casting a Shadow EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hollywood’s broken façade, Sharia in Texas, and the future of U.S. men’s soccer.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 4:00 PMJohn Kelly Speaks the TruthTrump’s chief of staff accidentally confirms Trump’s incompetence. Oops.
Politics
Oct. 13 2017 11:13 AMWhen Pigs FlyWhy the Trump administration’s fondness for private flights has struck a special nerve.
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 13 2017 5:55 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Interrogation
Oct. 12 2017 9:34 PM“You Heard Stories About Hanky Panky”Peter Biskind on the Weinstein allegations, and why he exposed the Miramax mogul’s anger but not his alleged sexual abuse.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 12 2017 5:49 PMLawyers vs. White SupremacistsCan the organizers of the Unite the Right rally be held responsible for the violence in Charlottesville?
Politics
Oct. 12 2017 4:55 PMTrump’s Plan to Sabotage Obamacare Could Actually Save ObamacareThe president’s executive order is less likely to undo the law’s protections than it is to entrench them.
Interrogation
Oct. 11 2017 7:33 PMThe Weinstein BreakJodi Kantor on how she and her colleagues turned the “open secret” of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment into a blockbuster New York Times story.
Politics
Oct. 11 2017 6:12 PMBlame MitchConservatives have found a new reason to be really mad at McConnell.
Politics
Oct. 11 2017 3:50 PMEd Gillespie Is Attempting a Trump Maneuver in VirginiaWhether he succeeds will be a crucial test of how far racist appeals go—and what kind works.
The World
Oct. 11 2017 1:29 PMDarfur Wasn’t SavedA decade of activism and international pressure couldn’t stop the killing in Sudan.
Interrogation
Oct. 11 2017 7:30 AMTotalitarianism 2.0Masha Gessen on how Putin’s Russia is not that dissimilar from the old Soviet Union.

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