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Represent
March 17 2017 11:36 AMUnderground’s Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah VannThe stars of the hit WGN America series talk challenging the usual depictions of slavery on screen.
The Gist
March 16 2017 6:46 PMDangerous Times With Kelly McEversThe host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.
Culture Gabfest
March 16 2017 2:07 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Nature Made Me a Freak, Man Made Me a Weapon” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Logan, 50 Song Memoir, and privilege.
Trumpcast
March 16 2017 10:41 AMMuch Ado About Nothing? Or Something?The president’s 2005 tax return was no smoking gun, but it can be seen as a window into his tax plan.
The Gist
March 15 2017 4:04 PMStretching the Truth With Maria KonnikovaThe New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.
Dear Prudence
March 15 2017 7:00 AMDear Prudence: The “P.S.A.” EditionThe women in my office always leave pee on the toilet seat. Help!
The Gist
March 14 2017 5:19 PMTodd Barry Would Rather Be DrummingWhy stand-up is better than substitute teaching but not as cool as playing the bongos.
Working
March 14 2017 11:23 AMThe “How Does a Labor Organizer Work?” EditionSlates Jacob Brogan talks to David Mott, an organizer with SEIU.
Hang Up And Listen
March 13 2017 5:56 PMHang Up and Listen: The Unlimited Salad EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, NFL free agency, and high school hockey hair.
Trumpcast
March 13 2017 12:09 PMA History of Racist IdeasHow have racist ideas come to exist in America, and what does this look like in the Trump administration?
The Gist
March 10 2017 7:18 PMSurvey Says …Toggling between red and blue Facebook to take the nation’s political temperature? There’s a better way.
Represent
March 10 2017 12:51 PMThe Last Laugh Director Ferne PearlsteinExploring the history of Holocaust humor and the tricky art of telling taboo jokes.
The Gist
March 9 2017 6:43 PMTrump’s Azerbaijan ProblemThe New Yorker’s Adam Davidson looked into one of the Trump Organization’s most questionable deals and found lots of red flags.
Political Gabfest
March 9 2017 5:16 PMThe “Is This the Worst Bill in History?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the proposed Obamacare repeal, President Trump’s wiretapping accusation, and the future for Planned Parenthood.
The Gist
March 8 2017 6:39 PMA Beautiful Health Care Plan, Just TerrificVox writer Sarah Kliff returns to break down the new health care bill.
Live at Politics and Prose
March 17 2017 7:41 AMA Human CivilizationMohsin Hamid reads from his new book Exit West and shares his vision for a unified future.
Political Gabfest
March 16 2017 4:57 PMThe “When I’m 64” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trumpcare, the president’s proposed budget, and the latest hurdles to the federal immigration ban.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 16 2017 11:29 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Designer Genes” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about reproductive technology and preparing for adolescence.
I Have to Ask
March 16 2017 10:01 AMI Have to Ask: The Chuck Schumer EditionSlate’s resident interrogator Isaac Chotiner speaks with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer about how the Democratic Party can survive the Trump era.
Trumpcast
March 15 2017 4:04 PMThe Plot Against AmericaWhat Philip Roth’s novel can tell us about America today.
Amicus
March 14 2017 8:00 PMThe Never Mind TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about SB 14 and Esquivel-Quintana v. Sessions.
Amicus
March 14 2017 11:38 AMThe Constitution’s Limits on the U.S.-Mexico BorderRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Hernandez v. Mesa.
The Gist
March 13 2017 6:35 PMSee You in Court!Lawfare’s Ben Wittes on some lingering questions about President Trump’s new executive order on immigration.
The Audio Book Club
March 13 2017 1:09 PMIt’s Swing Time for the Audio Book ClubSlate critics discuss Zadie Smith’s latest novel.
Slate Money
March 11 2017 2:02 AMThe Soft Power EditionSlate Money discusses State Street’s plan to place more women in executive roles, Swift’s banning of North Korean banks, and the eccentric billionaire owner of SoftBank.
Best of Slate Podcasts
March 10 2017 5:35 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
March 10 2017 7:13 AMResisting Tyranny: Learning From 20th-Century EuropeTimothy Snyder compares totalitarian Europe to contemporary America in his new book, On Tyranny.
Trumpcast
March 9 2017 5:36 PMA Safe House for RefugeesThe story of three refugees fleeing the United States for asylum in Canada.
DoubleX Gabfest
March 9 2017 9:21 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Keep It Dusty” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on the women’s strike, romantic comedies, and PMS.
Whistlestop
March 8 2017 2:31 PMThe 104-Year-Old MistakeJohn Dickerson visits March 15, 1913—when President Woodrow Wilson convened the very first presidential press conference.

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