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May 29 2009 3:00 PM

Slate's Latest Podcasts

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"The Secrets of Chang": The recession is killing chain restaurants. So why is P.F. Chang's thriving? asks Daniel Gross. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 15, 2009

"The Taking It to the Streets Gabfest": John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon talk politics. This week: President Obama reverses his stand on torture photos, more on gay rights, and the last laugh over the White House Correspondents Dinner. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 13, 2009

"Money Talks": The Big Money Editor Jim Ledbetter leads a discussion with Dan Gross and Marion Maneker on health care, the "stress tests," and the potential for economic recovery. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

"The Culture Gabfest, Franchise Reboot Edition": In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss the new Star Trek movie directed by J.J. Abrams, Wanda Sykes's routine at the White House Correspondent's dinner, and the new line of upscale McCafé coffee drinks at McDonald's. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 11, 2009

"It's Obama's War Now": The ouster of Afghanistan commander David McKiernan could make or break the Obama presidency, says Fred Kaplan. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.

May 10, 2009

"Soap to Ploughshares": Ruth Rosen explains how to return Mother's Day to its original meaning. To listen to the podcast, click on the audio player below. You can also download the program here.