The Good Fight
Why Are Democracies Bending Over Backward to Placate Dictatorships?A disturbing case in Germany highlights an alarming trend.
Robert Mueller Just Indicted a Fancy White-Collar Lawyer for Lying to Russia Investigators
Mitt Romney’s Mormon MissionThe former presidential candidate is trying to save the Constitution, and his own legacy.
Olympics Angle: Flying Forward EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the weekend that was at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Thumbs Up! President Trump Congratulates Everyone for Their Hard Work During Another Mass Shooting
The Angle: Look At It EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, LeBron James, and images of school shootings.
A New Idea About How to Stop School ShootingsA nationwide teacher walkout could be the one thing to shake us out of our stupor.
Is the World Actually Getting … Better?Our current moment feels ominous. But in his new book, Steven Pinker argues that the present is much better than the past.
How Has Trump Changed America?A year ago, a bunch of us made predictions for what this presidency might bring. Now, we’ve reassessed—and found many of them were surprisingly accurate.
The Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
Red FlagsRussian operatives used some very Russian English to meddle in the American election.
The American TrapA theory for why Mueller didn’t directly go after Russians for violating election law.
The Russians Tried to Destabilize American Politics the Same Way They’ve Destabilized Their Own