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Why the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings Are Nothing More Than a Sham

Slate’s Lili Loofbourow on why we can’t forgive the men of #MeToo yet.

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Sept. 12 2018 6:46 PMWhy the Legal Marijuana Industry Might Be More Responsible Than Silicon ValleySlate’s Jordan Weissmann on covering the emerging marijuana industry.
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Aug. 15 2018 5:45 PMIs Representation in Hollywood Finally Improving?Slate’s Inkoo Kang on her favorite films and TV shows of the year so far.
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Aug. 2 2018 10:46 AMWhy We Should All Be More Cautious on Social MediaSlate’s Heather Schwedel on following internet trends and the problem with Elon Musk.
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June 13 2018 12:07 PMProgressive Christianity Is Having a MomentSlate’s Ruth Graham on covering religion in the era of Trump and #MeToo.
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May 16 2018 3:34 PMIn Republican Primaries, Trump’s Still the Winning TicketSlate’s Josh Voorhees on covering the primary elections and looking ahead to 2020.
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April 18 2018 5:12 PMWhy the Democrats Should Turn Left by 2020Slate’s Osita Nwanevu on Paul Ryan’s legacy, covering conservative media, and the challenge for liberals.
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April 4 2018 3:17 PMTrump’s Personal Vendettas Could Hurt His Economic AgendaSlate’s Jordan Weissmann on the global trade war, the U.S. postal service, and the president as a businessman.
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March 7 2018 1:03 PMFalling Out of Love With the Octopus, and Why Science Needs CriticismSlate’s Daniel Engber on animal favoritism, the replication crisis, and the problems with communicating science.
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Feb. 27 2018 8:00 PMThe “How Does an ACLU Attorney Work?” TranscriptRead what Josh Block had to say about fighting for LGBTQ civil rights.
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Feb. 21 2018 5:18 PMWhat It’s Like Watching All of the OlympicsSlate’s Justin Peters on the must-watch events and athletes this year.
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Feb. 7 2018 12:50 PMWhy Angels in America Still ResonatesSlate’s Dan Kois and Isaac Butler discuss the groundbreaking play’s cultural impact.
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Jan. 10 2018 1:04 PMWhy You Might Not Want to Invest in Bitcoin Just YetSlate writer Aaron Mak on the turbulent cryptocurrency market and the next steps for net neutrality.
Working
Jan. 2 2018 8:00 PMThe “How Does a Bespoke Tailor Work?” TranscriptRead what Daniel Friedman had to say about running Bindle & Keep, a custom suiting company for all bodies.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 20 2017 8:05 AMDear Prudence: The “Selfish Sister” EditionMy older sibling wasn’t a part of my life, but now she’s sick and wants to me tend to her every need. Help!
Slow Burn
Dec. 15 2017 2:59 PMThe Road to WatergateVideos and photos from the 1972 presidential campaign, as discussed in this week’s episode of our Watergate podcast.
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Aug. 29 2018 12:00 PMJohn McCain’s Complicated LegacySlate’s Jim Newell on the late senator and this year’s midterm elections.
Slow Burn
Aug. 8 2018 9:55 AMHow Monica Got Her Life BackThe first bonus episode of Slow Burn Season 2.
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July 11 2018 4:59 PMHow Kavanaugh Will Slowly Kill Roe v. WadeSlate’s Mark Joseph Stern on Trump’s Supreme Court justice nominee and the legacy of Anthony Kennedy.
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June 1 2018 8:00 AMWhat Kanye Might Learn From HistorySlate’s Rebecca Onion on the musician’s slavery comments and the politics of anti-immigration views.
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May 3 2018 12:54 PMDecoding Culture’s Biggest Questions, One Mystery at a TimeSlate’s Willa Paskin on her new Slate podcast, Decoder Ring, and her latest TV reviews.
Hit Parade
April 5 2018 5:00 PMHit Parade: Call for ContestantsWe’re going to release bonus episodes packed with music trivia—and we want you to play along.
Slow Burn
March 13 2018 2:23 PMAnswering Your Watergate QuestionsSlow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Nixon’s paranoia, his hardcore supporters, and the wildest campaign gear.
Working
Feb. 28 2018 8:00 PMThe “How Does a Gender and Sexuality Journalist Work?” TranscriptRead what Christina Cauterucci had to say about covering women’s issues for Slate.
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Feb. 26 2018 8:00 PMThe “How Does Samuel R. Delany Work?” TranscriptRead what Slate’s Working podcast asked the acclaimed science-fiction novelist about his career.
Slow Burn
Feb. 17 2018 10:46 AMWhat Can Nixon Teach Us About Trump?A bonus episode of Slow Burn, recorded live at the Watergate Hotel.
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Jan. 25 2018 3:51 PMBehind the Curtain of Slate’s New LookSlate’s design and technology chiefs on how they built our new site.
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Jan. 3 2018 7:45 AMThe “How Does a Drag Queen Work?” TranscriptRead what Miz Cracker had to say about assembling the perfect look and putting on killer shows.
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Dec. 27 2017 4:12 PMTV in 2017: “The Show of the Moment Is the News”Television critic Willa Paskin on how politics colored all our screens this year.
Best of Slate Podcasts
Dec. 15 2017 3:25 PMThe Best of Slate PodcastsOnly have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
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Dec. 13 2017 6:07 PMWhat It’s Like to Report on CongressSlate’s Jim Newell on covering all the drama on Capitol Hill.

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