Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Teenage Life Coach” Edition Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast about who runs the family, who does the homework, and how to form a parental cartel.
If Elaine Chao Axes This Bay Area Rail Funding, We’ll Know She’s Politicizing Transportation
Samantha Bee Explains How Paul Ryan Abandoned His Principles and Became the Taylor Swift of the Republican Party
Bob Odenkirk Plays Stephen Colbert and Vice Versa in a Mr. Show–Level Late Show Appearance
“A Great German Joke Is to Say the Meanest and Most Tragic Thing Possible” A conversation with Rebecca Schuman about German humor, Kafka, and her new book Schadenfreude: A Love Story.
Stephen Colbert Let a Bunch of Adorable Kids Write a Movie for Andrew Garfield and Idina Menzel
A Late Show for Grown-Ups Chris Licht is helping to turn The Late Show With Stephen Colbert into the heir-apparent of Jon Stewart’s Daily Show.
What Made Michael Flynn Different With his narrow experience and overt hostilities, Trump’s national security adviser was doomed to fail, says James Mann.
A Cry for Help Why we need an independent investigation into the president’s ties with Russia.
Netanyahu Came to Washington to Hear One Thing And Trump, in his profound ignorance of Middle East politics, gave it to him.
This Emoluments Thing Isn’t Going Away How state attorneys general could take down Trump.
The Angle: “Protest Is the New Tinder” Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Trudeau’s Catch-22, cutesy protest signs, and James Baldwin’s legacy.
The Misunderstood Ghost of James Baldwin How critics have misconstrued his influence on today’s great black nonfiction writers.
NASA’s “Space Poop Challenge” Aims to Spare Space-Walking Astronauts the Indignity of Diapers
“You Weren’t Born in This Country” An alarming arrest raises concerns about the lawlessness of immigration enforcement in the age of Trump.
The Republican Plan to Kill FEMA Might Have an Upside If states are held responsible for disaster costs, they might be more inclined to start taking climate change seriously.