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I Have to Ask: The Jonathan Haidt Edition

Are America’s colleges poisoning our political debate?

Political Gabfest
Sept. 20 2018 6:46 PMThe “What Happens at Georgetown Prep” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Kavanaugh’s accuser Christine Blasey Ford, Trump’s call for the declassification of secret documents, and how to interpret police shootings.
Trumpcast
Sept. 14 2018 12:58 PMRaising Red Flags and the Story of Our TimeHow the Trump story is illuminating the crimes that typically go unpunished.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 13 2018 6:21 PMThe “Trump Economy” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the economy, the state of the midterm campaigns, and the detention of migrant children.
Trumpcast
Sept. 12 2018 11:58 AMThe New Trump RalliesIt’s becoming increasingly difficult to dress up abject failure.
I Have to Ask
Sept. 7 2018 10:04 AMI Have to Ask: The Dara Lind EditionThe Vox immigration-policy expert on how a changing Democratic Party will confront the issue.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 6 2018 5:07 PMThe “Unsung Hero” EditionListen to Slate’s show about an anonymous top Trump official’s op-ed, the Kavanaugh hearings, and the New Yorker Festival uninviting Steve Bannon.
Trumpcast
Sept. 3 2018 5:00 AMA Tower in Toronto and the Story of KleptocracyTrump highlights how the lines between the illegitimate and the legitimate economy have blurred in the past decade.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 30 2018 6:07 PMThe “Packing and Cracking” EditionListen to Slate’s show about lawyer Don McGahn’s departure from the White House team, North Carolina’s political gerrymandering, and John McCain’s legacy.
Trumpcast
Aug. 29 2018 12:16 PMSDNY, the Trump Organization, and PardonsWhat does Allen Weisselberg’s immunity deal mean for the president?
Political Gabfest
Aug. 23 2018 5:26 PMThe “Eight Count” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Manafort, Cohen, McGahn, potential presidential impeachment, and the Kavanaugh nomination.
The Gist
Aug. 22 2018 6:57 PMDon’t Touch the “I” WordMueller’s investigation is closing in on Trump. But talk of impeachment would drive Republicans to the voting booths in November.
The Gist
Aug. 21 2018 7:29 PMTrolls and Trump’s LiesHow one Canadian journalist spends his days fact-checking Donald Trump.
I Have to Ask
Aug. 17 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Michelle Goldberg EditionThe New York Times columnist on what recent primaries tell us about the future of the Democratic Party.
Trumpcast
Aug. 15 2018 11:40 AMOmarosa and Reality Show PoliticsWhat else could Omarosa be holding and how might it change the game?
I Have to Ask
Aug. 10 2018 10:00 AMI Have to Ask: The David D. Kirkpatrick Edition  The New York Times international correspondent on how the Obama administration helped undermine the Arab Spring.
Trumpcast
Sept. 20 2018 1:51 PMFord’s Credibility and Kavanaugh’s LiesWill Christine Blasey Ford publicly testify? Should we expect that of her?
The Gist
Sept. 13 2018 8:13 PMThe Settlement PresidentDonald Trump’s settlements often used to right interpersonal wrongs. Now they involve hundreds of asylum-seekers.
Slate Extra
Sept. 12 2018 6:46 PMWhy the Legal Marijuana Industry Might Be More Responsible Than Silicon ValleySlate’s Jordan Weissmann on covering the emerging marijuana industry.
Trumpcast
Sept. 7 2018 10:25 AMThe Brett Kavanaugh Hearings in the Shadow of a Chaotic White HouseAt the Senate it’s business as usual as the White House grows more and more dysfunctional.
Live at Politics and Prose
Sept. 7 2018 7:02 AMUnder FireDespite being targeted by Sean Spicer, Omarosa, and Trump himself, April Ryan refuses to back down.
The Gist
Sept. 5 2018 7:52 PMHedging Your Bets With Lake SuccessGary Shteyngart’s new novel is all about hedge funds and traveling across America by bus.
Trumpcast
Aug. 31 2018 10:21 AMA Campaign Finance Crash CourseWhat laws did Cohen break and how do they implicate the president?
The Gist
Aug. 29 2018 8:46 PMFake News Is Nothing NewIt may feel like disinformation is at an all-time high, but hoaxes, lies, and yellow journalism are age-old.
Trumpcast
Aug. 24 2018 5:41 PMICE and the Unfolding Immigration TragedyThe Trump administration has an immigration policy. It’s fear.
Studio 360
Aug. 23 2018 5:00 PMFraming the DebateHow the politics of the past and today inspire art, music, and poetry.
Trumpcast
Aug. 22 2018 1:24 PMThe Cohen Plea and Manafort VerdictIf Michael Cohen does have more information on the president, he’s now freer to talk about it.
Trumpcast
Aug. 20 2018 11:44 AMThe Outspoken John Brennan and What He Left BehindThe ex–CIA director goes further than most intelligence officials in his criticisms of the president, but is it too much?
Political Gabfest
Aug. 16 2018 6:34 PMThe “Unhinge Me Now” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Omarosa Manigault Newman’s criticisms of President Trump, state primary results, and male sexual harassment at NYU.
The Gist
Aug. 13 2018 8:32 PMTrump’s Pyrite TouchA GOP Never-Trumper on how the president gets nothing right.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 9 2018 5:25 PMThe “War on Your Mind” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Manafort trial’s second week, legal immigration policy, and Alex Jones.

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