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Rebecca Onion is a Slate staff writer.

History
June 14 2016 5:17 PMWhat Gun Control Advocates Can Learn From AbolitionistsSlave ownership was once as entrenched in American life as gun ownership.
The Angle
June 9 2016 4:17 PMThe Angle: So Scared Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on plastic bag bans, the death of Kimbo Slice, and why Republicans can’t distance themselves from Trump. 
The Vault
June 8 2016 1:57 PMBrowse Nearly 1,000 Photo Postcards of Late-19th-Century Stage Productions of Shakespeare
The Angle
June 6 2016 5:59 PMThe Angle: Majority-Minority Edition Slate's daily newsletter on Trump's attacks on the judiciary, the life of Muhammad Ali, and a new era in public schooling. 
The Vault
June 3 2016 12:11 PMHow Two Artists Turn Old Encyclopedias Into Beautiful, Melancholy Art
The Angle
June 1 2016 6:04 PMThe Angle: Back off That Storm Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on reckless storm chasers, the failure of welfare reform, and Trump's racist attack on a federal judge.
Brow Beat
June 1 2016 8:02 AMThe Heartfelt Letters That Reveal How the Original Roots Haunted America
The Angle
May 27 2016 5:44 PMThe Angle: Mean Doesn’t Win Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the next James Bond, cliques as feminist cause, and Trump’s consistently bad popularity ratings. 
The Angle
May 25 2016 6:11 PMThe Angle: Draft Newt Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on education in Texas, content vs. journalism, and Newt Gingrich as a possible Trump running mate. 
The Angle
May 24 2016 5:30 PMThe Angle: We’re Not Kissing Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on perspective for Bernie voters, the Nigerian Scrabble strategy, and unwanted public kiss attacks.
The Angle
May 20 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Explain Yourself Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on California’s water problems, Bernie’s scorched-earth tactics, and questions for politicians endorsing Trump. 
The Angle
May 18 2016 5:48 PMThe Angle: Unbought Chaos EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Kelly–Trump, Maria Bamford's new show, and the Koch Brothers’ pullback from the 2016 election. 
History
May 13 2016 5:45 AMSome Things Are Worth Forgetting In a provocative new book, David Rieff questions whether remembering the past can really spare us from repeating it.
The Angle
May 11 2016 5:32 PMThe Angle: Cellists Unchained EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Facebook’s bias, Trumpsplaining, and rebellious cello players. 
The Angle
May 10 2016 5:18 PMThe Angle: Early to Bed Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on drone myths, Loretta Lynch’s defense of trans rights, and early bedtimes for kids. 
The Angle
June 13 2016 5:47 PMThe Angle: Heartbroken, Again Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the shootings in Orlando. 
The Angle
June 8 2016 6:03 PMThe Angle: Big Milestones EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Hawaiian language revival, the O.J. documentary, and Hillary Clinton’s historic night. 
The Angle
June 7 2016 5:58 PMThe Angle: Closing Time for Bernie EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Brock Turner sexual assault case, Republican excuses for Trump’s racism, and Bernie Sanders’ prospects.
The Angle
June 3 2016 5:51 PMThe Angle: Her Own Attack Dog Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Paul Simon’s new album, Hillary’s fired-up speech, and violence at Trump rallies.
The Angle
June 2 2016 5:53 PMThe Angle: Certainly Not Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on where welfare money goes, Trump University, and a defense of adverbs. 
The Vault
June 1 2016 1:24 PMSome Lost Superstitions of the Early-20th-Century United States
The Angle
May 31 2016 5:40 PMThe Angle: Another Canon Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on antimarathons, weird coincidences, and the 50 greatest films by black directors. 
The Angle
May 26 2016 5:33 PMThe Angle: Doorstop Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on arguments among liberals, the collapsing Warriors, and tributes to a beloved character from Game of Thrones.
The Vault
May 25 2016 2:37 PMPretty Portraits of the Tiny, Lumpy, Sweet Strawberries of the Early 20th Century
The Angle
May 23 2016 6:07 PMThe Angle: Dr. Fake EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s possible path to victory, racism and jury selection, and Russia’s dissertation plagiarists. 
The Angle
May 19 2016 4:53 PMThe Angle: Why Not Be Scared? EditionSlate's daily newsletter on the shorthanded Supreme Court, the nature of “public” data, and a new poll showing Trump gaining ground. 
The Vault
May 18 2016 2:49 PMA 1942 List of Hitler’s Lies
The Angle
May 12 2016 4:44 PMThe Angle: Set Free the Pregnant EditionSlate's daily newsletter on American and Japanese memories of World War II, the drift away from excessive caution around pregnancy, and the best of Toonces. 
The Vault
May 11 2016 12:34 PMAdorable Depression-Era Posters Promoting Kindness to Animals
The Angle
May 9 2016 5:20 PMThe Angle: True Grit EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Republicans who won't stand up to Trump, the Great Barrier Reef, and the murky science behind “grit.”

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