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Amicus

Amicus: 2016 Term Preview

Reflections on the thin gruel of a docket crafted in large part to avoid 4–4 ties. Plus, a conversation with the latest judge to be personally insulted by Donald Trump.

Slate Money
Oct. 1 2016 2:06 AMThe Down to Earth EditionSlate Money breaks down the highs and lows of this week’s business and finance news.
Slate Plus
Sept. 30 2016 5:42 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 1:42 PMWhy Are We Still Doing the Political Gabfest?The show’s hosts talk about 10 years of highs, lows, and lessons.
Live at Politics & Prose
Sept. 30 2016 12:40 PMThe Making of Winston ChurchillIn Hero of the Empire, Candice Millard recounts the little-known story of the world leader’s time in Africa.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 30 2016 10:50 AMThe “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the post-debate race, Bill Clinton’s scandals, and new crime statistics.
Working
Sept. 29 2016 3:59 PMHere’s What It’s Like to Put Together an Exhibit on the History of SlaveryWorking’s Jacob Brogan speaks with a museum curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Trumpcast
Sept. 29 2016 11:29 AMA Historical PerspectiveA historian and race scholar reflects on the Obama backlash.
The Gist
Sept. 28 2016 6:14 PMA Budding Storyteller Turns In His “Homework for Life”Moth champion Matthew Dicks hears from a Gist listener who took his top storytelling tip to heart: Jot down one idea every day.
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 28 2016 1:22 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Get a Load of This Clown” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Amazon’s Fleabag, Brangelexit, and the story of American Girl’s first black doll, Addy Walker.
The Gist
Sept. 27 2016 5:45 PMWhere’s the Beef in Trump’s Ground Game?Donald Trump’s get-out-the-vote effort defies convention. Then again, so does the entire 2016 presidential campaign.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 27 2016 4:49 PMThe “I’m So Relieved” EditionListen to a special Slate show about the first presidential debate.
The Gist
Sept. 27 2016 12:34 PMThis Is How Poorly Trump CommunicatesEven his supporters struggle to make sense of his word salad.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 26 2016 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: the Short, Joyous Life of José Fernández EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the life and death of the Miami Marlins pitcher. Plus, Chicago Cubs fandom and Nate Jackson’s new book.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 26 2016 3:22 PMWhy Are Millennials Casting Their Votes for Third-Party Candidates?Slate’s Political Gabfest explains why younger voters are so frustrated by Hillary Clinton.
Trumpcast
Sept. 26 2016 9:55 AMA Debate for the AgesShould Hillary Clinton provoke Donald Trump into being his worst self at the first debate?
The Gist
Sept. 30 2016 6:37 PMWho Called Off the Pretension Police?Simon Doonan and Mike wonder if, in the last 20 years, we’ve seen a decline in the negativity around pretentiousness.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:53 PMHere’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Watch TV With Your KidsSlate’s parenting podcast explains why it’s not a bad idea.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:22 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Six Kids and 12 Nannies EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on Brangelexit, big families, and elder care.
Represent
Sept. 30 2016 12:11 PMThe “You Don’t Understand” EditionRepresent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.
The Gist
Sept. 29 2016 6:30 PMThe Rules According to Malcolm GladwellWhat was young Malcolm like? He obsessed over ad slogans. He collected car brochures. And he insisted on being every board game’s explainer in chief. 
Culture Gabfest
Sept. 29 2016 1:12 PMCelebrating Eight Years of the Culture GabfestThe hosts discuss the show’s evolution in honor of Slate’s 20th anniversary.
Moneybox
Sept. 29 2016 9:00 AMA Conversation With Labor Secretary Thomas PerezThe Cabinet member talks new sick pay initiatives, executive action, and the end of an administration with Jordan Weissmann.
The First 20
Sept. 28 2016 2:48 PMSlate Podcasts’ Greatest HitsOur gabbers dig through their archives.
Dear Prudence
Sept. 28 2016 10:15 AMDear Prudence: The “Creative Solutions” EditionDeath-obsessed in-laws, ruining your husband’s closest friendship, and charging your friends when you roast them a chicken.
The Moment
Sept. 27 2016 5:42 PMWill Toledo on Car Seat Headrest and Teens of DenialThe up-and-coming singer-songwriter reaches nostalgic adults and upbeat teenagers alike with his anthemic songs.
Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 27 2016 2:37 PMThe Best Moments From Hang Up and Listen History, According to You  Revisiting the show’s most noteworthy afterballs from the vault.  
The Gist
Sept. 26 2016 7:34 PMThis Debate Is Not the Super BowlThe first presidential debate may be spectacular, but it lacks the final, unspinnable outcome of a sporting event.  
Working
Sept. 26 2016 3:55 PMNational Museum of African American History and Culture Opening Special: The “How Does a Curator Work?” EditionMuseum specialist Mary Elliott talks about preparing a major installation for the newest Smithsonian.
Slate Money
Sept. 26 2016 12:07 PMThe Robot Apocalypse EditionSlate Money talks changing jobs in the robot economy, Wells Fargo’s banking products, and Amazon pricing algorithms.
Trumpcast
Sept. 26 2016 9:48 AMThinking the UnthinkableTaking a look at President Trump’s first days in office.

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