Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest
Nov. 23 2016 10:50 AMThe “Safe and Special Place” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s cabinet choices, the Hamilton–Pence kerfuffle, and how President Trump could obstruct journalists.
Nov. 17 2016 6:06 PMThe “Should You Work for President Trump?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about President-elect Trump’s inner circle, how journalists and bureaucrats should respond to his presidency, and Facebook’s fake news problem.
Nov. 10 2016 2:58 PMWhat Do We Do Now?Slate’s Political Gabfest discusses how America can move forward after Trump's victory.
Nov. 4 2016 6:07 PMWas a Federal Jury Right to Acquit the Bundy Brothers?The hosts of Slate’s Political Gabfest discuss the case’s unique verdict.
Oct. 28 2016 5:22 PMWhat Do the Ghosts of America’s Past Have to Say About the Presidential Nominees?  Live from Boston, the Political Gabfest hosts a historical séance to understand the 2016 presidential election.
Oct. 21 2016 1:17 PMIs it Sneaky or Smart to Avoid the Moderator’s Questions?What John Dickerson thought of the third presidential debate.
Oct. 14 2016 1:47 PMHow Should I Talk About Trump to My Kids?And what else you should say about this election, according to the Political Gabfest.
Oct. 7 2016 12:23 PMThese Are Our Favorite Political SongsAnd why music in politics matter, according to the 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.
Sept. 27 2016 4:49 PMThe “I’m So Relieved” EditionListen to a special Slate show about the first presidential debate.
Sept. 26 2016 9:18 AMThe “Time to Panic” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s birtherism, the New York bombing, and calls for a Snowden pardon.
Sept. 16 2016 11:41 AMThe “Hack, Sputter, Cough” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Clinton’s health, Trump’s foundation, and improving incomes.
Sept. 9 2016 10:28 AMThe “Bart Simpson vs. Lisa Simpson” EditionThe Political Gabfest discusses Trump’s apparent pay-to-play with Pam Bondi, the upcoming debates, and reparations.
Sept. 2 2016 11:14 AMThe “Make Mexico Great Again” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s visit to Mexico, Huma Abedin’s separation from Anthony Weiner, and the fight for control of the Senate.
Aug. 26 2016 10:33 AMThe “Meet the New Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s immigration “pivot,” Clinton’s emails, and Emily’s death penalty story.
Nov. 18 2016 2:03 PMTrump’s Not Worth Your Thanksgiving Dinner ConversationSo what should you talk about instead? Slate’s Political Gabfest has ideas.
Nov. 11 2016 3:54 PMWhat Do We Do Now?The Political Gabfest wonders how to move forward.
Nov. 9 2016 5:38 PMThe “Even Longer National Nightmare” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s victory, how Trump will govern, and what his opponents should do now.
Nov. 3 2016 5:11 PMThe “Is It Tuesday Yet?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, FBI Director Comey’s letter, and how to cope with election stress.
Oct. 28 2016 9:42 AMThe “Live From Boston” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the state of the race, the future of Trumpism, and how to repair the country after this election.
Oct. 20 2016 5:24 PMThe “I Will Keep You in Suspense” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the final presidential debate, Trump’s “rigged election” claims, and the prosecution of journalist Amy Goodman.
Oct. 14 2016 10:41 AMThe “Trying to Find Someone Who Was Not Assaulted by Donald Trump” EditionListen to Slate’s show about turmoil in the GOP, WikiLeaked Clinton emails, and the ethics of not voting.
Oct. 7 2016 11:27 AMThe “That Mexican Thing” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s taxes, the VP debate, and the upcoming Supreme Court term.
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.
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.
Sept. 16 2016 12:29 PMWhat’s Changed in the 15 Years Since 9/11?Slate’s Political Gabfest reflects on the attack and how it’s affected their lives.
Sept. 9 2016 1:25 PMBack-to-School Season Is the Most Reflective Time of Year. Why?The Political Gabfest discusses why back-to-school season always feels so nostalgic.
Sept. 2 2016 1:46 PMWhen Is It OK to Shame a Whole Company?The Political Gabfest asks why the EpiPen costs so much.
Aug. 26 2016 1:24 PMDid the Makers of Weiner Betray Huma Abedin’s Trust?Join Slate Plus to listen to this week’s Political Gabfest bonus segment.
Aug. 19 2016 3:30 PMMoney Shouldn’t Bring Down the MediaHow Peter Thiel’s war against Gawker proves money’s power over media.