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Slate Money: The #Brands Edition

Slate Daily Feed

Slate Money on brands, airspace, and authenticity

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Apr 21, 2018

Today From Slate: Cuba Minus the Castros

Slate Daily Feed

Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Comey's memos, to new immigration rules, to Cuba minus the Castros.

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Apr 21, 2018

Marie Antoinette Movie Recap, part 2

The Recappery

In the second half of our coverage of Sofia Coppola's 2006 movie, Marie Antoinette and her husband become the King and Queen of France. Most things go downhill from there.

88 Min

Apr 21, 2018

Gist: The Zen of Cohen

Slate Daily Feed

The raid of Michael Cohen's office marks the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency, says Adam Davidson.

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Apr 20, 2018

The Zen of Cohen

The Gist

The raid of Michael Cohen's office marks the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency, says Adam Davidson.

31 Min

Apr 20, 2018

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Apr 20, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan discuss James Comey's new book A Higher Loyalty and the recent batch of Comey memos that leaked on Thursday evening.

25 min
Apr 20, 2018
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Jim Comey's private memos go public and Neil Gorsuch at the Supreme Court.

19 min
Apr 20, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Mike Gonzalez on the island's next president, and why the Castros still run the island dictatorship.

48 min
Apr 20, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Joanne, and Brian look at the deep roots of advocacy in journalism.

32 min
Apr 20, 2018
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Apr 20, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Mimi Rocah, about what her prosecutions of organized crime units for the SDNY can tell us about the Michael Cohen case.

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Apr 19, 2018
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On his book tour, the fired FBI director still can't square his pre-election blunders.

18 min
Apr 19, 2018
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On his book tour, the fired FBI director still can't square his pre-election blunders.

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Apr 19, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss fallout from the Michael Cohen raid, James Comey’s world tour, and racism at Starbucks.

49 min
Apr 19, 2018
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American Icons 3-pack: “Amazing Grace,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” and “Spoon River Anthology.”

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Apr 19, 2018
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace are joined by Marlo Mack of the How to be a Girl podcast to discuss whether a mom should push her ex-husband to allow their transgender son to start taking hormones

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Apr 19, 2018
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Costa Ronin, H. Keith Melton, June Thomas

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Apr 19, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Trump's “pee tape,” black mothers and babies maternity rates, and male authors.

55 min
Apr 19, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Trump's “pee tape,” black mothers and babies maternity rates, and male authors.

63 min
Apr 19, 2018
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Celebrating Israel's 70th birthday with writer Periel Aschenbrand, chef Eyal Shani, and singer Yael Deckelbaum.

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Apr 19, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Pompeo and Pruitt, to Puerto Rico, to a dangerous World War II relic in Berlin.

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Apr 19, 2018
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to April 30, 2011 when President Obama stepped up to the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to deliver a dig and dig for a laugh.

27 min
Apr 18, 2018
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to April 30, 2011 when President Obama stepped up to the podium at the White House Correspondents' Dinner to deliver a dig and dig for a laugh.

31 min
Apr 18, 2018
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People dream of living away from the Earth, from an impossibly curved space habitat to a moon base on the verge of breaking apart.

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Apr 19, 2018
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She was fierce and loyal but also kind of mean.

27 min
Apr 18, 2018
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She was fierce and loyal but also kind of mean.

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Apr 18, 2018
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The Founder of Data 4 Black Lives on how tech companies can use their data as a tool of oppression—or a force for racial justice.

18 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on the CIA director's meeting with Kim Jong Un and Europe's growth worries.

19 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Mike Pompeo's confirmation fight for Secretary of State, and protecting Robert Mueller.

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Apr 18, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few things to start your day – from Mike Pompeo meeting Kim Jong-un to the President seeking some new counsel.

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Apr 18, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the hit horror film A Quiet Place, the new adaptation of Howard's End on the BBC and Starz, and Barbara Ehrenreich's essay: "Why I'm Giving Up On Preventative Care".

57 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the hit horror film A Quiet Place, the new adaptation of Howard's End on the BBC and Starz, and Barbara Ehrenreich's essay: "Why I'm Giving Up On Preventative Care".

49 min
Apr 18, 2018
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Gaby explores the maddening and bizarre history of the gender pay gap - and discovers a startlingly simple potential solution.

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Apr 17, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View, to catch up about the latest surrounding the Michael Cohen story and why it may not be all the media is cooking it up to be.

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Apr 17, 2018
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The cover-up is worse than the crime when you put Michael Cohen in charge of the cover-up.

24 min
Apr 17, 2018
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The cover-up is worse than the crime when you put Michael Cohen in charge of the cover-up.

21 min
Apr 17, 2018
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James Comey's memoir on Trump and Clinton.

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Apr 17, 2018
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The 16th letter of our alphabet is a fancy little thing.

15 min
Apr 17, 2018
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How Brendan Baker and Chloe Prasinos created a sound-rich world for Marvel’s Wolverine: The Long Night.

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Apr 17, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from Hannity's lawyer, to James Comey's press tour, to a deadly prison riot.

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Apr 16, 2018
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In defense of the former FBI director.

29 min
Apr 16, 2018
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In defense of the former FBI director.

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Apr 16, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss the musical Small Ball with Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell joins to talk about why the NFL is bad at scouting quarterbacks, and The Good Place’s Mike Schur explains his love for Dan Le Batard.

21 min
Apr 16, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on the U.S.-led coalition's Syria strategy and a preview of this week's U.S.-Japan summit.

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Apr 15, 2018
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Fiona Reeves, the Director of Presidential Correspondence. Every day Reeves and her staff sort through thousands of letters and emails that President Obama receives from his constituents.

64 min
Apr 14, 2018
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God, guns, sex, and mutually exclusive concepts of liberty. The Way Brothers' Netflix docuseries Wild, Wild Country tells a story that's about as American as it gets.

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Apr 14, 2018
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A slow motion constitutional crisis may be upon us. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Lawfare blog editor and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Ben Wittes, to assess the threats to the rule of law posed by presidential pique.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Slate Money on Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps

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Apr 14, 2018
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: Facebook faces more trouble abroad, why our money’s on Australia’s punk turtle, and the trolling of Mick Mulvaney.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Russia's denialism over Syrian war crimes is unscientific nonsense.

27 min
Apr 13, 2018
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Russia's denialism over Syrian war crimes is unscientific nonsense.

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Apr 14, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Mother Jones' Rebecca Leber about the "liberties" Scott Pruitt is taking as a public official and how it's effecting the EPA as a whole.

23 min
Apr 13, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Frederick Kagan on U.S. strategic interests and the 'coalition of the oppressive poor.'

21 min
Apr 13, 2018
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A pardon for Scooter Libby and the inspector general report on Andrew McCabe.

24 min
Apr 11, 2018
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Paul Ryan won't run for re-election, and Mark Zuckerberg meets Congress.

18 min
Apr 11, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on the Trump Administration's blacklist and the French President's reform gamble.

41 min
Apr 11, 2018
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In which Gaby talks about that thing too many white people are scared to talk about.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa and The New Yorker's Adam Davidson about the raid on Michael Cohen's office.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Democracy hijacked, data leaked, brains rewired—we'd be stupid not to rein in Facebook and its peers.

25 min
Apr 10, 2018
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Democracy hijacked, data leaked, brains rewired—we'd be stupid not to rein in Facebook and its peers.

19 min
Apr 10, 2018
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The FBI raid on Michael Cohen and Trump's Syria options.

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Apr 10, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has two things you should know to start your day – from former tech CEOs appearing on Capitol Hill to the raid on Michael Cohen's office.

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Apr 10, 2018
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A preview of the Mark Zuckerberg hearings with some of the lawmakers who will be questioning him.

25 min
Apr 9, 2018
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Answering to Congress isn't a good look for any CEO, but Facebook is politically important to the very people who will be asking the questions.

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Apr 9, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis discuss Patrick Reed’s Masters win with Slate’s Jim Newell. The Toronto Star’s Bruce Arthur also joins to talk about the Humboldt bus crash, and the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh helps assess Shohei Ohtahi’s amazing week.

17 min
Apr 9, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on the Syrian regime's latest chemical-weapons attack and an unnoticed benefit of the U.S.-China trade war.

122 min
Apr 8, 2018
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Louisa May Alcott fictionalized (and sanitized) her childhood reality in her novel Little Women; she left out life in a commune, starvation, 19th century action thriller stories, and becoming the family breadwinner at a young age.

21 min
Apr 7, 2018
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Chantal Tseng has been working as a bartender for 16 years, and has been designing her own cocktails for almost as long.

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Apr 8, 2018
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Chantal Tseng has been working as a bartender for 16 years, and has been designing her own cocktails for almost as long.

57 min
Apr 7, 2018
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Love is like umami. Adulthood is accepting the schmo you are. Wordplay and worldbuilding with novelist Meg Wolitzer.

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Apr 7, 2018
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Slate Money on a trade war with China, the wage gap, and New Zealand

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Apr 6, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the looming trade war, to a bad week for presidents past, to a sprawling conspiracy theory... the Storm.

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Apr 6, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by host of Slate's El Gabfest, Leon Krauze, to discuss Trump's renewed nativist delusions.

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Apr 6, 2018
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Does New York's governor know what puns are?

27 min
Apr 6, 2018
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Does New York's governor know what puns are?

17 min
Apr 6, 2018
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Mary Kissel and Samuel Tadros on Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's rigged re-election and his relationship with Donald Trump.

40 min
Apr 6, 2018
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On this episode of BackStory, Nathan, Ed and Brian look at America's long history with opioids - like opium, morphine and heroin.

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Apr 6, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Ready Player One