• By Slate   -   Oct 22, 2017

    HOW DOES A COMIC BOOK LIBRARIAN WORK?

    “Comics will break your heart,” the artist Jack Kirby once said. That may be true, but sometimes, as we've seen over the course of...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 21, 2017

    HOW DONALD TRUMP IS FILLING THE NUMEROUS VACANCIES ON THE FEDERAL BENCH

    This is an Oct. 14 transcript from Amicus, Slate 's podcast about the Supreme Court. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain...

    Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 21, 2017

    THE CODFATHER EDITION

    Listen to Episode No. 179 of Slate Money

  • By Slate   -   Oct 21, 2017

    THREE NO TRUMP

    On Monday, Sen. John McCain denounced President Trump's philosophy, agenda, and conduct. On Thursday, former President George W. Bush...

    Election
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    GOLD STAR

    Does it feel as though the Trump administration landed on “militaristic authoritarianism” this week as a kind of rhetorical last resort?...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    MARC MARON AND BRENDAN MCDONALD

    Listen to Episode 853 of Slate 's The Gist:

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    “IF YOU'VE NEVER BEEN IN COMBAT, YOU CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE”

    Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly gave a remarkable performance at Thursday's White House press briefing, deploying his record of service...

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE BEST OF SLATE PODCASTS

    In this edition of our members-only podcast digest, listen to the best segments of the week:

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    TREAT YOURSELF TO A METEOR SHOWER

    Perhaps in recognition of how dire things have gotten down here on earth, space has been putting on quite a show lately. Last night...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE ANGLE: NO CONSPIRACIES EDITION

    Not a conspiracy: Rachel Maddow is cranking up the speculation machine in reporting on the deaths of four special forces soldiers in...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    JAPANESE SCIENTISTS FOUND A CAVE THAT MIGHT BE PERFECT FOR A MOON BASE

    Japan's space agency has made one small step towards establishing a moon base.

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    KEEP YOUR MONEY, TRUMP

    I remember my first time.

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    ROE V. THE D.C. CIRCUIT

    At this moment, the Trump administration is exerting direct control over the reproductive capacities of a 17-year-old girl in Texas,...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    PUNISHED FOR BEING POOR

    Instead of starting his third semester at community college this fall, Quinntez Woodson sat in a San Francisco jail cell, held on $35,000...

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THIS IS NOT TRUMP'S BENGHAZI

    Before the tragic deaths of four American and five Nigerien soldiers on Oct. 4, few Americans realized that U.S. troops were deployed...

    U.S.
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    HELLO DOSSIER, MY OLD FRIEND

    To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below:

  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    SAME RULES APPLY

    Not even a full year into his term, President Donald Trump has already made clear in countless ways that he doesn't think the normal...

    Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    NO BUSH, NO TRUMP

    It's long been an open secret that George W. Bush has little regard for Donald Trump. It's hard to blame our previous Republican president...

    Republicans, Donald Trump
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    GRIEF AND GRIEVANCE

    October was supposed to be a month of progress for President Trump, when he and Congress could focus on crafting a budget and clearing...

    NFL, Congress
  • By Slate   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE JEWELERY DESIGNER WHO'S ALREADY SELLING METOO NECKLACES EXPLAINS HERSELF

    How soon is too soon to cash in on the latest social-justice hashtag? A month? Two months? They don't exactly teach this stuff in business...