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Political: The “She Was Just 17, You Know What I Mean” Edition

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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the downward spiral for Roy Moore, the tax plans of the House and Senate, and the latest with the Russia investigation and Wikileaks.

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Nov 16, 2017

Studio 360 | I'm the Boss, Baby

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Kurt talks to Alec Baldwin about playing Donald Trump, how the actor depicts villains, and his favorite depictions of villains in the movies. Plus filmmaker Taika Waititi on the jump from making low-budget comedies to making “Thor: Ragnarok”

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Nov 16, 2017

90 Seconds: USO-No, Not Al

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Josh Voorhees has everything you need to know about the new allegations against Al Franken—and what could happen next.

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Nov 16, 2017

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Sadistic Track Coach Edition

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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to deal with verbally abusive dad-coaches, Gabe's not-messed-up weekend with Leo, a question about in-laws whose culture you disagree with, and more in Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

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Nov 16, 2017

Socialism's Ends in Venezuela and Zimbabwe

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

Mary Kissel and Marian Tupy on socialism's ends in Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

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Nov 16, 2017

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Nov 16, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, Jamelle Bouie, and John Di Domenico are live from the Nourse Theater in San Francisco!

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Nov 16, 2017
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On your marks, get set, thirst!

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Nov 16, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home with Amy Sedaris

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Nov 16, 2017
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The journalist on sexual misconduct stories, and the coming backlash to them.

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Nov 16, 2017
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The journalist on sexual misconduct stories, and the coming backlash to them.

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Nov 16, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home with Amy Sedaris

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Nov 16, 2017
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Jolenta and Kristen share highlights from their live show in Philadelphia

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Nov 15, 2017
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There have been three big constitutional changes in our lifetime. How did they happen?

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Nov 15, 2017
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There have been three big constitutional changes in our lifetime. How did they happen?

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Nov 15, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about a dirty robocall in Alabama, how liberals are reckoning with Bill Clinton’s past, and points you to a Trump tweet that, sadly, perfectly illustrates America’s mass shooting problem.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946 and President Harry S. Truman's challenges to labor bosses and delight in an action-hero-style presidency.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946 and President Harry S. Truman's challenges to labor bosses and delight in an action-hero-style presidency.

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Nov 15, 2017
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And How Fighting Tech with Tech Might Make More Tech...

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Nov 15, 2017
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Stacy-Marie Ishmael brings us some much-needed career advice.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, Louie CK's sexual abuse with Willa Paskin, and a new translation of Homer's The Odyssey with classicist Emily Wilson.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, Louie CK's sexual abuse with Willa Paskin, and a new translation of Homer's The Odyssey with classicist Emily Wilson.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Adam Davidson sizes up Trump’s top economic adviser

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Nov 14, 2017
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Adam Davidson sizes up Trump’s top economic adviser

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Nov 14, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, the early takeaway from Jeff Sessions' congressional testimony, and a musical climate protest at a U.N. conference.

57 min
Nov 14, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Drama Tornado” Edition

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Nov 14, 2017
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Hear Greiner USA President, David Kirkland, talk about developing new competitive advantages and how going “green” was the key to his company unlocking new international business.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Language is often at the mercy of pure chance.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Justin Peters who spent 3 weeks watching Fox News.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Private prisons were billed as a way to bring innovation to incarceration, housing more prisoners for less money. They’ve failed.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Private prisons were billed as a way to bring innovation to incarceration, housing more prisoners for less money. They’ve failed.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl to talk about the race for the U.S. Soccer presidency, and Mike Pesca comes on to talk about NFL celebrations, the Miami turnover chain, and inspirational locker room speeches.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, Trump’s new pick for HHS, and the Iran earthquake.

24 min
Nov 13, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on Putin's Syria play and Theresa May's troubles.

100 min
Nov 12, 2017
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She was the first Queen to rule and the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, but Queen Lili'uokalani's story is the story of Hawaii.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Josh King talks to Mark Updegrove, author of The Last Republicans, about why Bush 41 & Bush 43 may just be the last establishment Republicans to hold the presidency.

47 min
Nov 11, 2017
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Jellyfish have their tentacles all tangled up in our lives in ways we’re only dimly aware of.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Slate Money on Saudi Arabia, Wilbur Ross, and endowments.

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Nov 10, 2017
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Loudon Wainwright III reflects on his uneasy relationship with his father, now that he can “appreciate the difficulty of the job.”

28 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Loudon Wainwright III reflects on his uneasy relationship with his father, now that he can “appreciate the difficulty of the job.”

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Nov 10, 2017
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Conversations about Trump's first year in office

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Nov 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the latest reports of powerful men doing horrible things to women—and then gives himself a needed lesson in how to properly pronounce the name of Japan’s prime minister.

27 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Kim Strassel, James Freeman and Paul Gigot on Judge Roy Moore and the Senate tax bill.

54 min
Nov 10, 2017
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100 years ago, the Bolshevik Party seized power in Russia. Brian, Joanne, and Nathan explore how that distant revolution had an immediate impact in the U.S.

53 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Gardner talks Season 2 and personally connecting with her character, Charley Bordelon.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by former Virginia congressman, Tom Perriello to discuss Tuesday's election and the Democrats moving forward.

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Nov 9, 2017
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As president, George H.W. Bush was tight-lipped, decorous, and self-abnegating—loath even to use the word 'I.'

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Nov 9, 2017
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As president, George H.W. Bush was tight-lipped, decorous, and self-abnegating—loath even to use the word 'I.'

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Nov 9, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Tuesday’s victories for Democrats, Trump’s first year, and the role of technology companies in Russian meddling.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Newly minted MacArthur geniuses: Annie Baker tackles small talk in her plays, Jesmyn Ward depicts rural African American life in her novels, and Taylor Mac’s 24-hour revue of the entire history of American pop music.

21 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Bernard Haykel on Saudi Arabia's Trump-like transition and the Yemen war.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about the ongoing GOP exodus in Congress, explains the story behind the AT&T-Time Warner merger, and points out an unlikely highlight from Trump’s trip to Japan.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Katherine Goldstein discuss the welfare state critique of To Give a Mouse a Cookie, children's negotiating skills, potty training, Shrinky Dinks, and more.

31 min
Nov 9, 2017
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A 4-part series about who has power, who wields it, and when you've got none... how do you take it?

42 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Brian gets around in a wheelchair, but that doesn't mean he won't make out with your girlfriend

37 min
Nov 9, 2017
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The author tries to make sense of Trump’s America, and his place in it.

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Nov 9, 2017
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The author tries to make sense of Trump’s America, and his place in it.

56 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Emma's Torch founder Kerry Brodie on empowering refugees in the kitchen, and Kale and Caramel blogger Lily Diamond on her new cookbook

25 min
Nov 9, 2017
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JR Martinez was badly burned in an explosion, but learned to see value in his changed appearance.

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Nov 8, 2017
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If Tuesday’s election results were a canary in a coal mine, it’s a really expansive mine and a somewhat unreliable canary.

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Nov 8, 2017
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If Tuesday’s election results were a canary in a coal mine, it’s a really expansive mine and a somewhat unreliable canary.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees highlights two particularly promising results from Election Day 2017—and then promptly rains on his own parade.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Strassel, Melchior and McGurn on the 2017 election results, and guns in wake of the shooting massacre in Texas.

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Nov 8, 2017
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The Wrong Way to Talk about Identity

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Nov 8, 2017
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Writer Scaachi Koul and artist Maria Qamar aka HateCopy join us for our first ever live show in Toronto.

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Nov 8, 2017
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An expert on trolls and hate speech says there’s no easy fix for online harassment

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Nov 8, 2017
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Dana Stevens, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss Greta Gerwig's new film Lady Bird, the Margaret Atwood TV adaptation Alias Grace, and the new HBO documentary about Rolling Stone.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Dana Stevens, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss Greta Gerwig's new film Lady Bird, the Margaret Atwood TV adaptation Alias Grace, and the new HBO documentary about Rolling Stone.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A black former Navy commander considers peaceful protest in the age of Trump.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Slate's Laura Bennett & Allison Benedikt about the cover story they co-edited this week – The Year in Push Alerts,

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Nov 7, 2017
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A black former Navy commander considers peaceful protest in the age of Trump.

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Nov 7, 2017
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Josh Voorhees points you to a local election today that could have a global impact, tells you about a Trump cabinet member who seems to have been wildly inflating his own net worth, and details Rand Paul’s laissez-faire attitude toward landscaping.

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Nov 7, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Wishin’ Boot” Edition

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Nov 7, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Wishin’ Boot” Edition

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Nov 7, 2017
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In 1913 race car driver Percy Lambert died trying to win back his speed record - but still won't leave the track.

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Nov 6, 2017
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How do you curate a quagmire?

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Nov 6, 2017
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How do you curate a quagmire?

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Nov 6, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg gets an explainer from The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson about money laundering. Why do people do it? What does he see in the Manafort indictment?

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Nov 6, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Chuck Culpepper to discuss a crazy weekend in college football, by Charles P. Pierce to talk about Tom Brady’s weird diet and workout regimen, and by Greg Wyshynski to assess the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Nov 6, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Texas gunman’s possible motive, tells you who may be the next person indicted by Robert Mueller, and corrects the record from a messy weekend online.

17 min
Nov 6, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Trump's Asia tour and Iran's expanding empire.

38 min
Nov 4, 2017
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Holy thirstbuckets, Batman!

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Nov 4, 2017
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Two classic episodes from Think Again's origins, reunited at last.

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Nov 4, 2017
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Slate Money on Republican tax plans, the opioid crisis, and Jay Powell

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Nov 3, 2017
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What’s around the corner from this moment of reckoning?

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Nov 3, 2017
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What’s around the corner from this moment of reckoning?

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Nov 3, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with the historian and author David Greenberg about how the latest revelations in the Trump-Russia scandal compare to those of Watergate.

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Nov 3, 2017
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If there’s one thing Jagpaul Badhesha learned as a farmer, it’s that you don't take money for granted.

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Nov 3, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks a big new development in the Mueller investigation, tells you about Bowe Bergdahl’s sentence, and relives that brief but glorious window last night when Trump’s twitter account disappeared.