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The Gist

Health Care! It’s Trump’s Problem Now.

Slate’s Jordan Weissmann and Jim Newell look at Trump’s no-win situation, a day before the AHCA gets a House vote.

Working
March 23 2017 7:10 AMThe “How Does a Labor Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what David Mott had to say about his work with SEIU.
Trumpcast
March 22 2017 12:26 PMDo Sane People DVR Cable News?
Dear Prudence
March 22 2017 7:11 AMDear Prudence: The “Voyagers” EditionIf I leave my narcissistic husband, does that put our children at risk?
Lexicon Valley
March 21 2017 4:31 PM1930s American English Was Profane, Parochial, and ProvincialJohn McWhorter time-travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.
Slate Plus
March 21 2017 1:17 PMCovering the Courts Is Different NowSlate’s Mark Joseph Stern on the travel ban, LGBTQ rights, and Trump’s predisposition for illegality.
Hang Up And Listen
March 20 2017 7:08 PMHang Up and Listen: The We Love Mike EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness and the World Baseball Classic. Plus, a celebration of Mike Pesca.
Amicus
March 18 2017 10:05 AMAmicus: Why It’s Worth Opposing GorsuchIt’s not that he’s a bad judge or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus, a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.
The Gist
March 17 2017 5:24 PMWhat’s Next for Travel Ban 2.0Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.­
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.
Whistlestop
March 22 2017 4:19 PMThe Bricker Amendment and Stories of Migratory BirdsWhistlestop travels back to Jan. 7, 1953, and the introduction of the Bricker Amendment.
Culture Gabfest
March 22 2017 12:12 PMThe Culture Gabfest “[Chuck Berry Guitar Lick]” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Personal Shopper, Chuck Berry, and the sale of Us Weekly.
The Gist
March 21 2017 7:36 PMJames Comey’s Slow DripThe president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?
Working
March 21 2017 1:18 PMThe “How Does a Satirist Work?” TranscriptRead what Alexandra Petri had to say about mining the news cycle for comedy.
The Gist
March 20 2017 7:10 PMCold, Hard Facts With Wendy ZukermanThe Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.
Trumpcast
March 20 2017 1:24 PMA Master Class in Bad LegislationHow Trump positioned himself disastrously on health care reform.
Slate Money
March 18 2017 2:04 AMThe Scary White People EditionSlate Money discusses the uncertain future of the European Union and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.
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.

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