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The Gist

The Clinton Campaign Tell-All

In Shattered, Jonathan Allen and his co-author, Amie Parnes, detail an organization beset by infighting, fatalism, and a fundamentally weak candidate.

Working
April 25 2017 2:24 PMHow Does a Neurosurgeon Work?At the Johns Hopkins Hospital, pediatric resident Dr. Harry Mushlin operates on a subtle and complex organ.
Hang Up And Listen
April 24 2017 6:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The Take That for Data EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, breaking the two-hour marathon, and a Barkley Marathons follow-up.
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:30 PMIdentity Politics in the Trump EraDid identity politics elect Donald Trump?
Slate Money
April 22 2017 2:00 AMThe Pet Cause EditionSlate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to divest from all corporations.
Best of Slate Podcasts
April 21 2017 3:37 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Live at Politics and Prose
April 21 2017 10:38 AMThe Moral Argument for ChoiceDr. Willie Parker explains how his Christian faith lead to his belief in a woman’s right to choose.
Political Gabfest
April 20 2017 6:46 PMThe “Bill Comes Due” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly’s departure from Fox News.
Whistlestop
April 20 2017 10:24 AMA Recipe for a Presidential SpeechOn June 11, 1962, President Kennedy made a speech he thought would sway his audience at Yale.
The Gist
April 19 2017 7:10 PMUp With EggheadsAre experts taking the fall for decisions made by people in power?
Amicus
April 19 2017 12:19 PMThe Playground of Liberty TranscriptRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, an important church-state case at the Supreme Court.
Dear Prudence
April 19 2017 7:45 AMDear Prudence: The “Dickensian” EditionMy sibling insists she suffered an abusive childhood that I just don’t remember. Help!
Lexicon Valley
April 18 2017 3:36 PMThe Euphemism TreadmillThe evolution from crippled to handicapped to differently abled—and why no such term is likely to stick around long.
The Gist
April 17 2017 7:38 PMAriel Levy Was HereIn her memoir, The Rules Do Not Apply, Levy ponders the price of her own plucky, third-wave feminism.
Trumpcast
April 17 2017 12:34 PMNorth Korea’s Missile Testing SeasonThere are no good options for Donald Trump in North Korea. That’s frightening.
Slate Money
April 15 2017 2:01 AMThe Liquidity EditionSlate Money discusses South Africa’s credit rating downgrade and how markets are responding to recent economic events in unpredictable ways.
The Gist
April 24 2017 6:29 PMMoshe Kasher Is Not an ActivistComedy Central’s Problematic is part talk show and part town hall, tilting at a variety of incendiary topics and urging candid discussion. Can it also be funny?
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:41 PMOpaque and ConflictedWhat happens when an administration doesn’t take ethics seriously?
Trumpcast
April 24 2017 12:23 PMLessons From Georgia’s 6th DistrictWhat can the Democrats take away from Jon Ossoff’s strong showing in a Republican district?
The Gist
April 21 2017 6:38 PMWhen the ’80s Went ProIn 1987, the big acts got bigger. Hair metal got hairier. Slick pop stars got slicker. And Michael Jackson was Bad as ever.
Represent
April 21 2017 12:28 PMBrown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam BaileyOn the series that have inspired them, telling queer millennials’ stories, and hiring people of color behind the camera.
The Gist
April 20 2017 7:13 PMThe Secrets of S-TownHost and producer Brian Reed takes us inside his hit podcast.
DoubleX Gabfest
April 20 2017 11:30 AMThe DoubleX Gabfest “Don’t Ask Me to Prom” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on celebrity promposals, missing white women syndrome, and David Schwimmer’s sexual harassment videos.
I Have to Ask
April 20 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The David Grann EditionThe New Yorker writer on crime reporting, Trump’s impact on journalism, and the secrets of crafting long-form journalism.
Working
April 19 2017 3:52 PMHow Does a Yarn Dyer Work?Baltimore-based craftswoman Karida Collins makes brilliantly colored wools named for neighborhoods in the city.
Culture Gabfest
April 19 2017 12:15 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Five Men and a Baby” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on the Netflix documentary Five Came Back, the end of Girls, and the United Airlines controversy.
The Gist
April 18 2017 6:56 PMWhat Happened to the Crack Epidemic?In 100:1 The Crack Legacy, Christopher Johnson draws a line between the ’80s epidemic and overpolicing today. 
Slate Plus
April 18 2017 12:48 PMCovering the Theatrics of TrumpSlate’s Katy Waldman on analyzing the White House show.
Hang Up And Listen
April 17 2017 5:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The Optimal Draymond EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, fixing basketball crunch time, women’s soccer, and the Barkley Marathons.
Political Gabfest
April 17 2017 10:16 AMThe “Red, Red Line” EditionListen to Slate’s show about America’s foreign relations, congressional races, and the United Airlines seat ejection.
Amicus
April 14 2017 5:09 PMAmicus: Playground of LibertyAn important church-state case at the Supreme Court centers on tire scraps repurposed for kids’ play areas.

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