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White Fright

Does Donald Trump represent the ascendancy of white nationalism on the American right?

Politics
Sept. 4 2015 4:51 PMStand With Kim!Republican candidates aren’t really sure what they are supposed to say about the jailing of Kim Davis.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 4 2015 4:12 PMSonia Sotomayor, OutsiderIn a remarkable conversation, the justice talks about why she doesn’t feel like she belongs on the Supreme Court.
History
Sept. 4 2015 1:06 PMThe Best IntentionsAfter the horror of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Manhattan Project scientists tried to advocate for nuclear de-escalation—instead, they unwittingly abetted the Vietnam War.
Foreigners
Sept. 4 2015 12:16 PMHow Can This Possibly Happen?Geoffrey Sant wrote about drivers in China who intentionally kill pedestrians. Ask him anything.
Politics
Sept. 4 2015 11:12 AMThe Trump TestHow Republican candidates respond to the Donald tells us a lot about what kind of presidents they would be.
Foreigners
Sept. 4 2015 4:48 AMDriven to KillWhy drivers in China intentionally kill the pedestrians they hit.
Politics
Sept. 3 2015 6:00 PMWhy the RNC’s Loyalty Pledge Was a Huge MistakeThe GOP just made its “Donald Trump problem” even worse.
Politics
Sept. 3 2015 3:06 PMWhat Would It Take for Bernie to Win?He is a good presidential candidate. But that won’t be nearly enough.
Politics
Sept. 2 2015 5:53 PMHas the Republican Establishment Created a Monster?They wrote big checks to Jeb Bush before they knew what type of candidate he would be. Now he may become the spoiler they fear.
Politics
Sept. 2 2015 12:35 PMObama’s Jewish Problem10 principles that have guided the president’s most difficult conversations with Jews.
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 6:09 PMThe Republican Rift That Matters MostIt’s a war between politicians and nonpoliticians.
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 1:27 PMWhat Hillary Clinton’s New Batch of Emails Actually RevealsThis Clinton controversy—like all Clinton controversies—will never be resolved.
Politics
Aug. 28 2015 3:04 PMThe Myths of KatrinaTen years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
Plus Roundups
Aug. 28 2015 10:51 AMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of Aug. 24, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
The Slate Quiz
Aug. 28 2015 2:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Foreigners
Sept. 4 2015 4:45 PMEurope’s Deadly DenialThe refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders.
Foreigners
Sept. 4 2015 3:54 PMA European DisasterWill the refugee crisis tear the European Union apart?
Crime
Sept. 4 2015 1:05 PMThe Pardon Process Is BrokenPresidents are granting clemency far less often than they once did. Why?
Explainer
Sept. 4 2015 12:11 PMWhy Do We Get Labor Day Off?Raise a glass to the desperate politicking of Grover Cleveland.
Roads & Kingdoms
Sept. 4 2015 9:17 AMThe Siege of Xian VillageAn ancient Chinese community in the shade of skyscrapers fights for survival.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 4 2015 2:15 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Sept. 3 2015 4:57 PMHow Trump Outsmarted the GOPThe real estate magnate didn’t just pledge his loyalty to the Republican Party. The GOP pledged itself to Trump.
Crime
Sept. 3 2015 5:40 AM“This Is a Fundamentally Different Way of Policing”Can Susan Herman repair the broken relationship between the New York Police Department and the city’s most disadvantaged residents?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 2 2015 12:36 PMTexas Two-Steps All Over Voting RightsIt says it can make voting as difficult as it wants to, and any law that says otherwise is unconstitutional.
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 6:48 PMWhy Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With ClintonHer email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 1 2015 6:07 PMMake This Death Not in VainHow did a mentally ill man charged with a trivial crime waste away in jail for months?
Politics
Sept. 1 2015 11:20 AMDonald Trump Isn’t the GOP’s Biggest ProblemThe trouble is that the party still doesn’t have a plausible champion waiting in the wings.
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 28 2015 10:15 AMTurf WarOnce regarded as a symbol of backwardness, Iceland’s historic turf-roofed homes are making a comeback.
Politics
Aug. 27 2015 5:22 PMThe Hillary Doubters Are WrongYes, she’s vulnerable, but she’s still the heavy favorite.

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