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The Cambridge Analytica Mess Reveals That Even Careful Policies Can’t Protect Our Data

Slate’s April Glaser on the data-sharing scandal and why shutting down Facebook won’t solve all our problems.

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Sept. 26 2018 5:45 PMWhy the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings Are Nothing More Than a ShamSlate’s Lili Loofbourow on why we can’t forgive the men of #MeToo yet.
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June 13 2018 12:07 PMProgressive Christianity Is Having a MomentSlate’s Ruth Graham on covering religion in the era of Trump and #MeToo.
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May 16 2018 3:34 PMIn Republican Primaries, Trump’s Still the Winning TicketSlate’s Josh Voorhees on covering the primary elections and looking ahead to 2020.
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April 18 2018 5:12 PMWhy the Democrats Should Turn Left by 2020Slate’s Osita Nwanevu on Paul Ryan’s legacy, covering conservative media, and the challenge for liberals.
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March 7 2018 1:03 PMFalling Out of Love With the Octopus, and Why Science Needs CriticismSlate’s Daniel Engber on animal favoritism, the replication crisis, and the problems with communicating science.
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Feb. 7 2018 12:50 PMWhy Angels in America Still ResonatesSlate’s Dan Kois and Isaac Butler discuss the groundbreaking play’s cultural impact.
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Dec. 13 2017 6:07 PMWhat It’s Like to Report on CongressSlate’s Jim Newell on covering all the drama on Capitol Hill.
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Nov. 14 2017 8:01 AMFollowing the Paper Trails of Mueller’s First ChargesLegal reporter Jeremy Stahl on covering Robert Mueller’s indictments and Colin Kaepernick’s collusion charge.
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Oct. 17 2017 1:50 PMHollywood’s Struggles With Harassment Are Nothing NewSlate’s Aisha Harris on the Weinstein scandal and minority representation in Hollywood.
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Sept. 19 2017 9:00 AMHow Cities Need to Rethink Their InfrastructureSlate’s Henry Grabar on the challenges facing today’s cities, from climate change to powerful corporations to Trump.
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Aug. 22 2017 9:00 AMTrump’s Foreign Policy Isn’t “America First”Slate’s Joshua Keating on how the world sees Trump, and whether we should be worried about North Korea.
Science
July 25 2017 11:49 AMHow to Report Science During an Anti-Facts AdministrationSlate science editor Susan Matthews on the exasperating battle against misinformation and apathy.
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June 27 2017 12:02 PMPop Music’s Identity CrisisSlate’s Carl Wilson on this year’s best summer tunes and how streaming is disrupting the music industry.
Jurisprudence
May 31 2017 10:10 AMKeeping Up With the JudiciarySlate’s Dahlia Lithwick says she’s had to quicken her pace to cover the courts under Trump.
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May 2 2017 1:11 PMMeeting the Heirs to the Etiquette EmpireSlate’s Laura Miller on how Emily Post’s descendants are trying to keep etiquette advice a thriving business.
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Aug. 2 2018 10:46 AMWhy We Should All Be More Cautious on Social MediaSlate’s Heather Schwedel on following internet trends and the problem with Elon Musk.
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June 1 2018 8:00 AMWhat Kanye Might Learn From HistorySlate’s Rebecca Onion on the musician’s slavery comments and the politics of anti-immigration views.
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May 3 2018 12:54 PMDecoding Culture’s Biggest Questions, One Mystery at a TimeSlate’s Willa Paskin on her new Slate podcast, Decoder Ring, and her latest TV reviews.
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April 4 2018 3:17 PMTrump’s Personal Vendettas Could Hurt His Economic AgendaSlate’s Jordan Weissmann on the global trade war, the U.S. postal service, and the president as a businessman.
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Feb. 21 2018 5:18 PMWhat It’s Like Watching All of the OlympicsSlate’s Justin Peters on the must-watch events and athletes this year.
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Dec. 27 2017 4:12 PMTV in 2017: “The Show of the Moment Is the News”Television critic Willa Paskin on how politics colored all our screens this year.
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Nov. 29 2017 10:04 AMRevisiting Watergate’s Most Incredible StoriesLeon Neyfakh on finding the parallels between the Nixon era and today in his new Slate podcast, Slow Burn.
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Oct. 31 2017 8:03 AMThe Year in Sports Drama, Beyond TrumpNick Greene on recapping the biggest trades, injuries, and gossip in the NBA and NFL this year.
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Oct. 3 2017 9:01 AMTrump, Hef, and the Co-Opting of FeminismSlate’s Christina Cauterucci on reporting on women and gender in Trump’s America.
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Sept. 5 2017 8:07 AMDana Stevens’ Must-Watch Movies This FallSlate’s film critic on what to look forward to as Oscar season revs up.
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Aug. 8 2017 10:38 AMTrump Is Taking Us Into a New Era of FunnySlate’s Andrew Kahn on the history of trolling and why Trump isn’t killing comedy.
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July 11 2017 9:00 AMWhat Does It Mean to Be a Muslim American? It’s Complicated.Aymann Ismail explains why he’s confronting fears about Islam in Slate’s new video series.
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June 13 2017 12:06 PMFox News, Filter Bubbles, and Fake NewsSlate’s Will Oremus on when the news is the news.
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May 16 2017 11:18 AMFiltering Out the News From the NoiseSlate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley on covering breaking news under Trump.
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April 18 2017 12:48 PMCovering the Theatrics of TrumpSlate’s Katy Waldman on analyzing the White House show.

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