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The Gist

The Abortion Fight Led Us Here

The downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.

Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 11 2017 7:13 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bronx Bombers’ Big Boppers EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton, Russia’s Olympics ban, and NM Fishbowl.
Amicus
Dec. 9 2017 10:00 AMProbing the Mueller Probe, and Inside the Chamber for Masterpiece CakeshopThe (legal) highs and lows of the Russia investigation, and oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
The Gist
Dec. 8 2017 7:11 PMDrama in AlabamaOur man in Birmingham explains how Roy Moore went from political pariah to anti-establishment champion.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Dec. 8 2017 1:29 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
Dec. 8 2017 11:19 AMHer Body and Other PartiesCarmen Maria Machado reads from her electric new book and talks about breaking the rules of fiction.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 7 2017 6:49 PMThe “Wedding Cake” EditionListen to Slate’s show about harassment-related resignations, cake-decorating preferences at the Supreme Court, and the Middle East peace process.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 7 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “What’s Elf on the Shelf?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about estranged grandparents and rule-bound children.
I Have to Ask
Dec. 7 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Lawrence O’Donnell EditionThe MSNBC host and author on how the 1968 election changed American politics forever.
If Then
Dec. 6 2017 3:46 PMEllen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism in Silicon ValleyA conversation with If Then about the tech industry and #MeToo.
Trumpcast
Dec. 6 2017 10:18 AMThe Russia Strand Trump Fears MostIs it the secret meetings? The dirty money? Or that rumored “pee tape”?
The Good Fight Podcast
Dec. 6 2017 7:15 AMSmoothing an ElephantBranko Milanovic, the author of the famous “elephant graph,” explains what’s good about globalization—and how to confront global inequality.
Slow Burn
Dec. 5 2017 6:00 AMThe Defeat of Wright PatmanThe first congressional investigation into Watergate didn’t go so well.
Trumpcast
Dec. 4 2017 8:00 PMA Desperate Defense Knows No BoundsHow do you mount a defense for a president who admitted to obstructing justice on prime-time television?
Working
Dec. 3 2017 9:00 AMHow Does a Queer Theorist Work?English professor Elizabeth Freeman discusses the ongoing role of gender and sexuality studies.
The Gist
Dec. 1 2017 8:11 PMBob Saget Doesn’t Think He’s That RaunchyAnd he doesn’t like guardrails on comedy. 
Working
Dec. 10 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Gender-Reassignment Surgeon Work?Dr. Jess Ting talks about his role at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Slate Money
Dec. 9 2017 2:02 AMThe Petro EditionSlate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency.
Trumpcast
Dec. 8 2017 2:01 PMTrump’s Endorsement and Alabama’s Senate RaceThe Republicans have come around on Roy Moore. Will it be enough to get him elected?
Represent
Dec. 8 2017 11:47 AMShe’s Gotta Have It and Filmmaker Greta GerwigThe Lady Bird director talks stepping behind the camera for the first time.
The Gist
Dec. 7 2017 8:18 PMCan You Win as the Party of Purity?Dahlia Lithwick says Democrats are stuck in a downward spiral of doing the honorable thing and hoping Republicans will meet them halfway.
Studio 360
Dec. 7 2017 5:01 PMGay Theater, Then and NowNew York Times theater critic Jesse Green and playwright Paul Rudnick on groundbreaking gay theater.
El Gabfest en Español
Dec. 7 2017 11:46 AMDe Traiciones Populistas y Personas del AñoTres periodistas y el Senador Tim Kaine analizan la reforma fiscal, el futuro de los Demócratas, y la posibilidad de un Dream Act.
The Gist
Dec. 6 2017 7:59 PMNext Falls Franken?Senate Democrats are clambering up to secure the moral high ground.
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 6 2017 10:55 AMThe Culture Gabfest “Fractal Badness” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on The Disaster Artist, The Room, and Fiona the hippo.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 6 2017 8:05 AMDear Prudence: The “Dirty Secret” EditionI cheated on my partner, but I want to break up for other reasons. Do I need to come clean? Help!
The Gist
Dec. 5 2017 9:13 PMThe Boys Club on the BusThey couldn’t keep their hands to themselves. But did they really put a thumb on the scales of the election?
The Gist
Dec. 4 2017 8:11 PMPete Souza’s Photo SynthesisThe Obama presidency, distilled into 5 pounds’ worth of pictures.
Hang Up And Listen
Dec. 4 2017 4:56 PMHang Up and Listen: The Most Valuable Vegan EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NFL protests, NBA vegans, and the history of black quarterbacks.
Slate Money
Dec. 2 2017 2:00 AMThe Consumption Smoothing EditionSlate Money on The Financial Diaries, Affirm, and Amazon.
Trumpcast
Dec. 1 2017 6:38 PMFlynn Breaks. What’s Next?Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, but it’s what was left out that’s striking.

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