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Raised on Slate

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Aug. 19 2014 6:45 PMTaking Photos in FergusonWhat it’s like to shoot the police when it seems like the police might shoot you.
July 25 2014 6:00 AM“Skip the Commentary, Find the Reporting”How Will Saletan kept up with this week’s news from Israel and Gaza.
July 11 2014 4:09 PMThe "Why Is Hollywood Mesmerized by Washington?" Bonus SegmentIn a Slate Plus Political Gabfest bonus segment, David Plotz asks two TV writers to explain a wave of political television.
June 20 2014 6:10 PMThe Political Gabfest: The “Inside Baseball” Bonus SegmentListen to election law expert Rick Hasen explain recent court rulings that could shape 2016.
Aug. 11 2014 11:36 AMTwo Slate Writers Debate: Are Gay Marriage Opponents Bigots?Listen to Saletan and Stern revisit a disagreement about marriage equality and religious freedom.
July 18 2014 10:48 AMWho Cares What Happened at Slate This Week? David Plotz ignores weekly newsletter protocol, shares his favorite Slate reads of all time.
July 1 2014 10:33 AMThe Breakfast Table Out LoudListen to Dahlia Lithwick and Eric Posner consider faux-nanimity on the high court and what’s hinky about Hobby Lobby.
June 3 2014 2:15 PMSlate Voice:Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?”Listen to Jamelle Bouie read his most popular article from the month of May.