Is Capital Punishment Making a Comeback in Dallas?
Death sentences in the U.S. have reached a record low, even in Texas. A new district attorney might reverse that trend.
Introducing Trials and ErrorWe’re partnering with Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project to document the realities of the criminal justice system.
Money for NothingTrump’s staggeringly pointless increase of the defense budget is a sure way to undermine American security.
How the GOP Plans to Kill ObamacareIt’s the same strategy the Democrats used to pass Obamacare.
When the Magic Is GoneFrance’s directly-elected president is the most powerful head of state in Europe. In the age of Le Pen, is that still a good idea?
In Defense of Kellyanne ConwayThe misconduct complaint against Trump’s adviser is dangerously misguided.
The Trump Administration’s Not-So-Benign NeglectWhile we’re watching the scandals du jour, the president and his top advisers are dismantling the federal government.
A Deafening SilenceTwo Indian nationals were shot by a man yelling racial epithets. The president said nothing. That’s all we need to know about who matters in Trump’s America.
Should the President Get to Pick Supreme Court Justices?A dialogue on Donald Trump, Neil Gorsuch, and what should disqualify a judge from the bench.
Codreanu’s Alternative FactsHow Romania’s fascist leader masterfully obscured the truth to justify anti-Semitic attacks and undermine democracy.
The Angle: Unfulfilled “Greatness” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on presidential hot air, doctor-censoring Floridians, and partisan stock markets.
Parenting Your Toddler PresidentThe Terrible Seventies don’t have to be terrible! Try these six great tips.
The Angle: Least Anti-Semitic Person EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s false-flag rhetoric, resistance through chart domination, and dangerously comforting parody tweets.
The Angle: Hooray for Moonlight EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Oscar winner, the Justice Department, and the age of consent.
Schrödinger’s Immigration BanThe Trump administration’s nonsensical claim that its executive order both does and does not exist.
Roads & Kingdoms
Open Arms, Open MouthsBrazil’s refugees are bringing new tastes to the country’s cuisine.
Donald and Vlad: Compare and ContrastMasha Gessen on where Trump and Putin converge and diverge, and what it means for America.
Trump Is the GovernmentHis flap with the FBI—and his disregard for agencies in his own administration—reveals a presidency of dangerous self-centeredness and isolation.
The Angle: Who Likes the Alt-Right EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on CPAC vs. the alt-right, celebrities in the Trump era, and Get Out.
An Immigration Marriage Made in HellLibertarians and liberals have forged a strange pro-immigration alliance. It’s going to end poorly.
Alt-Right FactsCPAC invented an alternate history of the alt-right to justify Steve Bannon’s invite.
Is Moving Left the Democrats’ Best Bet?A conversation with Tom Perriello, the Virginia progressive who’s running for governor on the promise to fight the Trump agenda.
Docs vs. Glocks Shows the Threat to Free Speech Is the Pro-Gun RightFlorida Republicans argue that the Second Amendment trumps the First Amendment. They’re wrong.
This Week in Trump
This Week in Trump: Deportation NationAnti-immigrant orders, a new national security adviser, and an attack on the Fourth Estate.