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The “How Does a Satirist Work?” Transcript

Read what Alexandra Petri had to say about mining the news cycle for comedy.

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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.
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March 10 2017 5:35 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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March 3 2017 5:15 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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March 3 2017 11:38 AMThe “How Does a Librarian Work?” TranscriptRead what Laurie Allen had to say about the Data Refuge Project.
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Feb. 21 2017 12:27 PMThe “How Does an Inaugural Parade Announcer Work?” TranscriptRead what Charlie Brotman had to say about presiding over the parades of 10 presidents.
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Feb. 10 2017 2:54 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Feb. 1 2017 10:25 AMThe “How Does a CIA Analyst Work?” EditionRead what Aki Peritz had to say about doing counterterrorism work after 9/11.
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Jan. 20 2017 6:47 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Jan. 18 2017 12:51 PMHow Trump Will Reshape the Supreme CourtRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast asked one of Justice Scalia’s former law clerks about Trump’s shortlist.
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Jan. 9 2017 11:52 AMDonald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
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Dec. 19 2016 5:25 PMThe “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
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Dec. 14 2016 4:28 PMHow Does a Nuclear Nonproliferation Expert Work?Matthew Kroenig talks about pushing back against the spread of nuclear weapons.
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Dec. 9 2016 10:30 AMWhat’s It Like to Run One of Washington’s Oldest Mosques?Imam Talib M. Shareef chats about serving his community in the age of Trump.
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Dec. 2 2016 12:36 PMHow Does an Immigration Lawyer Work?Nithya Nathan-Pineau and her colleagues help represent children facing deportation.
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Nov. 18 2016 4:08 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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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.
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March 8 2017 11:11 AMThe “How Does a Pollster Work?” TranscriptRead what Jim Gerstein had to say about how polling is more important now than ever.
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March 3 2017 4:13 PMIs the Muslim Ban Dead?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the 9th Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration restrictions.
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Feb. 24 2017 5:29 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Feb. 17 2017 5:17 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Feb. 5 2017 9:39 AMIs a Constitutional Crisis LoomingRead what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about the constitutional and human costs of Trump’s Muslim ban.
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Jan. 25 2017 1:57 PMCan Noncitizens Sue Government Officials for Constitutional Violations?Read what Slate’s Amicus podcast had to say about Ziglar v. Abbasi.
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Jan. 18 2017 5:09 PMThe “How Does a Protest Organizer Work?” TranscriptRead what Eugene Puryear had to say about his experience organizing a rally in opposition to the Trump inauguration.
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Jan. 13 2017 4:43 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Jan. 9 2017 8:00 AMThe First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.
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Dec. 16 2016 4:32 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Dec. 9 2016 5:08 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Dec. 2 2016 3:53 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Nov. 29 2016 4:02 PMHow Does an Abortion Provider Work? We Found Out.Slate’s Working talks to Diane Horvath-Cosper about defending reproductive rights.
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Nov. 17 2016 3:41 PMDonald Trump Is a Real Threat to Our ConstitutionJust how afraid should we be? Slate’s Amicus discusses.

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