Isaac Chotiner
Isaac Chotiner Isaac Chotiner

Isaac Chotiner is a Slate staff writer.

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Nov. 9 2018 5:17 PMA NYT Reporter on What Happened to the Needle on Election Night(And also what happened on election night.)
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Nov. 7 2018 12:04 AMThe Deepening American DivideA political scientist on how “the 2018 results are intensifying the 2016 cleavages.”
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Nov. 2 2018 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The Slow Burn EditionThe team behind Slate’s Slow Burn podcast explains how the series was made.
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Oct. 30 2018 11:01 AM“I’m Not Dealing With Alternative Hypotheticals”A new book makes a not very skeptical case for Russia’s impact on the 2016 race.
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Oct. 26 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Zeynep Tufekci EditionThe social media expert on why right-wing media is proliferating on Facebook.
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Oct. 22 2018 2:59 PMMcKinsey’s Saudi Arabia Scandal Exposes the Consulting Industry’s Achilles’ HeelThe company peddles influence without responsibility, says the author of a book about the firm.
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Oct. 19 2018 12:53 PMI Have to Ask: The Lynsey Addario EditionThe Pulitzer Prize winner on her life as a photographer in war zones.
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Oct. 16 2018 10:56 AM“This Was an Own Goal. This Was Ridiculous.”Why the Elizabeth Warren DNA story has united the right in anger and mockery.
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Oct. 12 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Coral Davenport EditionThe New York Times environmental reporter on how to understand the terrifying new report on climate change.
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Oct. 9 2018 7:23 PM“I Can’t Explain It”How a onetime believer in the Saudi crown prince views the alleged assassination of Jamal Khashoggi.
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Oct. 5 2018 12:36 PMWhat Nate Silver’s Worried AboutTalking to the FiveThirtyEight forecaster about the midterms, 2020, and the New York Times’ election coverage.
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Oct. 2 2018 4:13 PMCan a Magazine Still Be Contrarian in 2018?An exit interview with Slate Group chairman Jacob Weisberg.
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Sept. 22 2018 4:11 PMThe New York Times Stands By Its Rod Rosenstein ScoopReporter Michael Schmidt talks about his sources—and says that if Rosenstein were joking about recording Trump, reporting it wouldn’t have been so tough.
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Sept. 19 2018 7:30 AM“I Certainly Didn’t Think of Myself as Asian”The Indian American author of a new memoir on her particular immigrant experience.
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Sept. 18 2018 7:00 AMWhen a Slave Becomes FreeEsi Edugyan on her new novel’s quest to understand the journey from bondage to liberation.
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Nov. 8 2018 4:51 PMI Have to Ask: The Nate Cohn EditionThe New York Times election guru on what happened Tuesday night, and what it signals about 2020.
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Nov. 4 2018 7:45 PMWe’ll Know A Lot About the Fate of the House From These Three RacesThe nation’s leading congressional prognosticator says these are the districts to keep an eye on early.
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Oct. 31 2018 8:10 PMShould Jews Separate Anti-Semitism From Politics?This former Anti-Defamation League chief thinks so—even after Pittsburgh, Charlottesville, and Donald Trump.
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Oct. 26 2018 11:32 AMWhen Your Boss Is an AlgorithmThe frustration and quasi freedom of being an Uber driver.
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Oct. 23 2018 4:10 PM“The Idea That He’s Racist Is Absurd”That Yale professor who knows “the real reason” liberals hate Trump defends his op-ed, the president, and birtherism.
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Oct. 19 2018 3:22 PMUnderstanding Reagan in the Era of TrumpNever the smartest guys in the room, the two entertainers turned presidents drastically changed the Republican Party. Do the similarities stop there?
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Oct. 17 2018 10:35 AMWhy in the World Is Dean Heller Leading in the Polls in Nevada?A close read of one Senate race Democrats should be winning.
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Oct. 13 2018 8:00 AM“We Didn’t Realize How Soon It’s Going to Come”Is there anything that can actually stop the impending disaster detailed in the scary new climate report?
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Oct. 11 2018 3:23 PMIs Democracy Necessarily Good?A new book asks hard questions about the democratic ideal and the reality.
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Oct. 8 2018 10:43 PMHow Dangerous Is Jair Bolsonaro?The far-right candidate will probably be Brazil’s next president. What sort of damage will he do?
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Oct. 5 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Nate Silver EditionThe editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.com on the state of the midterm elections.
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Sept. 23 2018 8:00 PM“There’s Now a Clash of Moral Values”A new entry in the debate over whether campus identity politics are to blame for ruining America.
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Sept. 21 2018 10:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Jonathan Haidt EditionAre America’s colleges poisoning our political debate?
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Sept. 18 2018 5:32 PMAn Interview With the Psychiatrist Who Says White House Officials Called Her With Concerns About Trump’s Mental Health
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Sept. 14 2018 5:58 PMWhy Did the New York Review of Books Publish That Jian Ghomeshi Essay?We asked the editor.

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