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51
A Word: Fix Your CROWN
“CROWN” laws are supposed to stop discrimination over Black natural hairstyles. Why aren’t they working?
20 min
52
Well, Now: Breaking Up With Diet Culture
Diet culture is all around us. We’ve got some practical ways to dismantle it.
29 min
53
What Next TBD: Why Is Everybody Sick?
No, you're not imagining it.
19 min
54
Amicus: Donald Trump and the Apex of MAGA Misogyny
What the E. Jean Carroll Trials Tell Us About Republicans’ Devolving Views on Women
32 min
55
Political Gabfest: The Election No One Wants
Yes, it will be Trump v. Biden again in 2024; the “vibecession” may be over; and no, the immigration fights will not be ending any time soon.
57 min
56
Slate Money: The Rent is Still Too Damned High
The Money crew talks record-breaking rental prices, infant apparel brand Kyte’s baby blues, and the marketing secrets of Josh wine.
47 min
57
What Next TBD: Are You Ready for the A.I. Elect...
Don’t trust your ears; just count the fingers.
22 min
58
Political Gabfest: The Election No One Wants
Yes, it will be Trump v. Biden again in 2024; the “vibecession” may be over; and no, the immigration fights will not be ending any time soon.
57 min
59
What Next: Biden Needs Abortion
It’s a winning issue for Democrats, but what does Biden have to say about it?
24 min
60
What Next: Trump’s Courtroom Campaign
The art of turning a mug shot into campaign merchandise.
20 min
61
Money Talks: Live in an Empty Office
5BORO Institute director Grace Rauh argues for converting NY offices into NY housing
38 min
62
What Next: Are We at War in the Middle East?
From the Red Sea to Pakistan, the war in Gaza is shaking the Middle East.
22 min
63
What Next: The Fall of Ron DeSantis
The GOP firebrand used to be Trump’s biggest threat. What happened?
19 min
64
A Word: Send In the Clowns?
Black Republicans, white supremacy, and the politics of grift.
44 min
65
Well, Now: What “Wellness” Is and Isn’t
We all want to be “well”—but what does that mean exactly?
27 min
66
What Next TBD: Have Algorithms Ruined Our Culture?
"Filterworld" makes the case that algorithms, not people, decide what we like.
32 min
67
Amicus: Greg Abbott and the Battle for the Texa...
What a constitutional crisis looks like up close and personal.
48 min
68
Political Gabfest: Why Trump Won Iowa
Why Donald Trump won the Iowa Republican caucuses; whether the Supreme Court is going to end Chevron deference; and what colleges should do about standardized test scores.
65 min
69
Slate Money: Antitrust, Boomer Style
The Money gang discusses Biden’s antitrust agenda, the state of work-from-home, and why oil prices are weathering the Middle East conflict.
39 min
70
What Next TBD: The Great British Library Hack
How a cultural institution became the target of a ransomware attack.
24 min
71
What Next: And God Gave Us Trump
How white Evangelicals learned to stop worrying and love the Donald
19 min
72
Outward: The Outing of Bubba Copeland
The story of how an Alabama mayor’s outing became national news
31 min
73
What Next: Is Israel Committing Genocide?
South Africa brings the war in Gaza before the International Court of Justice.
23 min
74
Hear Me Out: George Santos and Gypsy-Rose Aren’...
Meme responsibly.
40 min
75
What Next: Trump Just Won Iowa. Where’s Biden?
Is he a master of reaching across the aisle or the only thing keeping the vandals at bay?
20 min