Taylor Swift Shares Her First New Song in Two Years, From the Fifty Shades Darker Soundtrack
Geert Wilders, Who Wants to “Make the Netherlands Great Again,” Convicted of Inciting Discrimination
The Blurry Line Between Olympians and Paralympians A clever video from Egypt, which has more Paralympic than Olympic medals.
The “Cling Tightly to One Tiny Piece of Good News” Edition Listen to Slate’s show about Trump’s Cabinet picks, Pizzagate, and the Electoral College.
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Debunking Myths About Native Americans Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker, authors of All the Real Indians Died Off, discuss Standing Rock and indigenous activism.
The Top 10 TV Shows of 2016 Two Russian spies, one empowered prostitute, and one very likable weed dealer.
Pruitt’s Plan to Make Climate Denialism Law Trump’s EPA pick has tried it before, and he’ll likely try it again. Only this time, he’ll be working from the inside.
Trevor Noah Wants to Know What’s Up With the Electoral College, so He Asked a Tiny Thomas Jefferson
What’s It Like to Run One of Washington’s Oldest Mosques? Imam Talib M. Shareef chats about serving his community in the age of Trump.
Arkansas Supreme Court’s Anti-Gay Birth Certificate Decision Is a Rejection of Marriage Equality
You’re the Puppet. Lock Her Up. It’s a Knife. The most notable words and phrases of 2016.
Trump National Security Adviser Thinks There Are Arabic Signs on U.S. Border Directing Terrorists
After Haunting Eyewitness Testimony, Dylann Roof’s Mother Suffers Heart Attack in Courtroom
The President of the United States Will Not Give Up His Apprentice Producing Credit or Paycheck
Getting Held Back in Racial Justice Class What did the Black Lives Matter movement accomplish? Writer Jeff Chang reflects on a complicated year.
The Angle: Test Case Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on the Republicans and Medicare, vets at Standing Rock, and the Walter Scott trial.
The Faith of the Faithless Electors Will enough of them go rogue to stop Donald Trump? Probably not. But the effort alone gives you hope.
Trump’s Labor Pick Is a Big Ol’ Middle Finger to Fast Food Workers (but Good News for Immigrants)
Just in Time for the Trump Administration, the FBI Has Expanded Surveillance Powers Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Raise and Support These veterans at Standing Rock are so disillusioned by traditional politics they didn’t vote. But they still think American ideals are worth fighting for.