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Donald Trump Is a Sitting DuckZephyr Teachout explains how Trump’s business empire will undermine U.S. foreign policy, exactly as the Founding Fathers feared.
Dear Prudence: The “Insomnia” EditionMy best friend slept with my husband before he died. Should I confront her?
Help! My Parents Paid for My Brother’s Wedding, so Why Are They Refusing to Pay for Mine?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
The “Where We Draw the Line” Amicus TranscriptWhen redrawing legislative maps, how race conscious is too race conscious?
Is Going to Journalism School Really Worth It?Or is it just a waste of time and money? Slate’s Political Gabfest has some thoughts.
Could Lingerie Be Sexist?Or is it just the messaging that’s problematic? Slate’s DoubleX Gabfest discusses.
Here’s What We Learned From Our Top 10 Lists This YearWhat the Culture Gabfest has to say about their favorite books and films of 2016.
Could Bobby Valentine Become the Next U.S. Ambassador to Japan?And would that really be so bad? Slate’s Hang Up and Listen discusses.
Help! I Am Always Tired Because of a Chronic Illness. Should I Have a Baby?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
The First Amendment on CampusRead highlights from a symposium about the state of free speech on college campuses.
Help! My Sister Gave Away an Heirloom Diamond. Is She Disrespecting Our Grandmother?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Dear Prudence: The “Timing Is Everything” EditionHow long to wait for a lover who’s missing at sea, the hard truth about finding true love, and the radical case for staying single.
Who in History Came Closest to Winning the Heisman and a Nobel?The Gist’s Mike Pesca has got a few ideas.
Help! My Grandma Found Out I’m Gay and Banned Me From Christmas.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Emancipation Happened Because the Enslaved Made It HappenBlogging DuBois’ Black Reconstruction, Chapters 4 and 5: The General Strike and The Coming of the Lord.
The Long-Standing (and Kind of Trolly) Divide Between Dostoevsky People and Tolstoy PeopleElif Batuman joins Slate’s Year of Great Books to discuss what makes Russian literature so distinctive.
How Does a Nuclear Nonproliferation Expert Work?Matthew Kroenig talks about pushing back against the spread of nuclear weapons.
Dear Prudence: The “Death, Sex, and Money” EditionAnna Sale joins Prudie to answer questions about breakups and boundaries.
If You’re Struggling With Debt, a Trump Presidency Could Make It WorseRead a transcript of the United States of Debt’s sixth episode.