The DoubleX Gabfest “We Want Wives” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Mike Pence’s rules about women, abortion on television, and millennial men.
Fascism Today: Where Are We Now?In the final episode, our Slate Academy tries to determine how historical examples of fascism help us understand the present.
The DoubleX Gabfest “Keep It Dusty” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on the women’s strike, romantic comedies, and PMS.
Germany: Fascism’s Terrible ApogeeWith the fourth episode, our Slate Academy arrives at the fascism that looms above all others.
Romania: Bloody, Mystical Fascism From the EastThe third episode of our Slate Academy asks if the experience of Romania changes our understanding of fascism’s origins.
How the New Fox Show APB Approaches Police TechnologyAn interview with co-showrunner Matt Nix.
The DoubleX Gabfest “I Know What A Uterus Looks Like Now ” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on the Women’s March on Washington, men avoiding “feminine” jobs, and Republican men who think women have it better than men.
Italy: Fascism’s Violent BirthThe first episode of our new Slate Academy asks what fascism means and examines the rise and fall of Mussolini.
You Don’t Have to Understand the British Welfare State to Get I, Daniel Blake, but You Should Know This Song
The DoubleX Gabfest “Everyone’s a Little Bit Sexist” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show where we solve the sexist dilemmas in your lives.
The Culture Gabfest “Beast, Brontës, and Broadway” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Beauty and the Beast, To Walk Invisible, and an interview with Alison Wright.
The DoubleX Gabfest “She-E-Uh-O” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Neil Gorsuch, former Thinx CEO Miki Agrawal, and when women compete.
Britain and the U.S.: It Could Have Happened HereIn the fifth episode, our Slate Academy looks at the small, but significant, fascist movements that took root in the U.S. and Britain.
T2 TrainspottingChoose to see this nostalgia-drenched, sociologically astute, and intoxicatingly clever sequel.
The DoubleX Gabfest “Milo vs. Lena” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Milo Yiannopoulos, Girls, and sexism at Uber.
The DoubleX Gabfest “#FreeMelania” EditionListen to the DoubleX Gabfest on Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and kids replacing dads as rulers of the house.
Spain: An Influential OutlierThe second episode of Fascism: A Slate Academy asks how a fringe movement got folded into a 40-year dictatorship.
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Open Source Holiday
Want 2017 to Be Better Than 2016? A Tall, Dark Man Better Be the First Person Through Your Door.