Democracy Dies in Dark Money How Montana—and America—got warped by anonymous campaign funds and baseless attack ads.
Michael Anton’s Op-Ed on Ending Birthright Citizenship Is Racist, Ahistorical Gobbledygook
Miami Dolphins Says It Will Suspend Players up to Four Games for Kneeling During Anthem Next Season
The Trump Administration Is Neutering the Endangered Species Act Its proposal is supposed to sound common-sense. But it prioritizes industry over wildlife.
Repeat After Me: Facebook Is an Ad Business Of course Mark Zuckerberg congratulated President-elect Trump.
The Angle: Want to Believe Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on incel memes, curbside real estate, and Trump’s delusions.
The “Double Negative” Edition Listen to Slate’s show about Trump’s meeting with Putin, the latest Russia-investigation indictments, and Democrats in 2020.
Trump Invited Putin to Visit the White House This Fall So We Can Do This Whole Dumb Week All Over Again
Why Anti-Abortion Groups Love Arizona’s New Frozen-Embryo Law Pro-lifers are thrilled. Infertility advocates think it’s a portent of a dystopian future.
Making It in Cleveland A citywide art survey in Ohio, a biblical reading on Beyoncé, and the mastery—and misery—of a quality control technician.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s Art-Gallery Dupe Regrets Nothing (Except Her Dress) “I just don’t take myself as seriously as the politicians.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Directorial Debut Will Unite Talent From Rent, Dear Evan Hansen, and Hamilton
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Blockchain Baby Names” Edition Slate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your son’s friends call him a girl.
Better Life Lab Podcast
The Gender Pay Gap Was on Track to Shrink in America. Here’s Why It Hasn’t. If it wasn’t for the phenomenon of overwork and a shift to the 60-hour workweek, the gender pay gap actually would have shrunk by 10 percent in recent decades.
Double-Decker Narcissism Donald Trump’s supporters believe the guy who believes only what he wants to believe.
The Dubious Research on Abortion-Pill “Reversal” Why the main study supporting the idea that the abortion pill can be “reversed” has been withdrawn, at least for now, by the pro-life journal that published it.
When Twitter Blows the Whistle The social network’s chief of trust and safety explains the company’s approach to free speech, why it’s booting more trolls, and why it hasn’t kicked off Alex Jones.
FEMA Isn’t Ready for Hurricane Season to Start Its performance in 2017 was disastrous. Don’t expect much more in 2018.
Give the Curb Your Enthusiasm The American city is wasting valuable real estate on parked cars.
Help! My Husband Won’t Let Me Leave the Room When We Fight. Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
The “Live From D.C.” Edition The Waves on litigious men’s rights activists, Ellen Stofan, and sexist romcoms.
Chance the Rapper Escalates Beef With Chicago-Based Media by Buying His Own Local News Site “I bought the Chicagoist just to run you racist bitches out of business,” he announced in a new single.
Digital Sales Are Transforming Business Within Prisons Private companies are selling music, messaging, video visits, and more to inmates and their families—but researchers worry about a lack of regulation.