Trump Says the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Was “a Very Bad Original Concept,” the Saudi Response “the Worst Cover-up Ever”
Something in the WaterHow a fight about Iowan water pollution revealed the dubious machinations of agricultural corporations and a Pulitzer Prize.
Trump Admits “There’s No Proof” of “Middle Easterners” in Caravan; Too Bad for Mike Pence Who Was Busy Saying There Was
Trump Is Celebrating Violence and Nationalism at His RalliesRepublicans aren’t pushing back.
“The Idea That He’s Racist Is Absurd”That Yale professor who knows “the real reason” liberals hate Trump defends his op-ed, the president, and birtherism.
The NFL MafiaAmerica’s most lucrative sports league is dominated by a “very unimpressive group of inherited misfits.”
What Do Leaked Memos Really Tell Us?The Trump administration’s proposals are cause for action, not despair.
Trump vs. the CaravanThe president is misleading voters about the migrant caravan and what Mexico is doing to stop it.
The Angle: Insufferable Jerk EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Ted Cruz, trans erasure, and Saudi boycotts.
What’s a Muslim to Do About Hajj?Saudi Arabia has turned the holy journey into a political and moral nightmare. I don’t see how I can go.
Louisiana Might Finally Get Rid of Its Century-Old, Racist Jury SystemWill it vote to join 48 other states in requiring a unanimous vote for a guilty verdict?
Donald Trump Can’t Count on Bigotry AloneCandidates need to deliver more than outrage, and that’s all Trump has this time.
The Angle: The Russians Are Coming EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Russian disinformation, liberals and Trump, and LGBTQ identity.
The Person Is PoliticalLGBTQ legal strategy has long focused on equal protection. But if identity itself can be political speech, the First Amendment could be our future.
“I’m Not a Debate. I Shouldn’t Be a Debate.”Trans activists gather in protest of leaked Trump administration draft memo proposing denial of trans existence under Title IX.
How the Trump Administration’s Radical New Definition of “Sex” Would Legalize Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination
McKinsey’s Saudi Arabia Scandal Exposes the Consulting Industry’s Achilles’ HeelThe company peddles influence without responsibility, says the author of a book about the firm.
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis Met for the First Time Ever Last Night. They Didn’t Like Each Other.