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What Next TBD: I Bought It. Why Can't I Fix It?
Manufacturers don’t let customers repair their own stuff. That may be about to change.
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What Next: Will the Jan. 6 Hearings Accomplish ...
Four officers who protected the Capitol speak out.
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What Next: What Happened to Simone Biles?
Winning at all costs takes its toll.
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What Next: So... What Is COVID Now?
The race between variants and vaccination rates is heating up.
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What Next: On the Front Lines of California’s W...
The state is relying on incarcerated women to face down an existential threat.
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A Word: Running on a Prayer
Pastor, scientist, and political novice Chris Jones says he can rebuild Bill Clinton’s coalition to become Arkansas governor.
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The Waves: What Does Bill Cosby’s Release Mean ...
Cosby’s release from prison was shocking. How much does it matter?
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What Next TBD: How Spyware Mercenaries Hack You...
A new spyware technology has the cybersecurity world scrambling to catch up.
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What Next: The Rise of Kristi Noem
South Dakota’s governor is taking a page out of Trump’s playbook.
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What Next: Punishing the Capitol Rioters
What will accountability look like for the events of January 6th?
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What Next: The Right Wing War on Vaccines
From hesitancy to hostility.
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What Next: The Unhoused Don’t Want to “Go Back ...
How NYC is going backwards on housing.
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A Word: Cuba’s Color Revolution
Many Afro-Cubans are leading calls for change. Who’s listening?
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The Waves: Did Gossip Girl Lose Its Bite?
The reboot focuses too much on representation and not enough on what made the show great.
31 min
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What Next TBD: It's Hot. It's Flooding. Is This...
A climate scientist on why it’s not too late to turn things around.
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What Next: When the Culture War Comes for Your Job
It started with a Facebook group and ended with violent threats.
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What Next: Texas Democrats' Last Stand?
This walkout might be more delaying tactic than strategy.
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What Next: How Exxon Gets Its Way
Inside the oil giant’s lobbying practices.
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What Next: Drugs and the Olympics
Who is served by the current anti-doping system if it knocks out an athlete like Sha’Carri Richardson?
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A Word: The Cruelty Was the Point. Is It Still?
Adam Serwer on how Donald Trump’s weaponized cruelty outlasted his presidency.
22 min
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The Waves: Amy Coney Barrett Is Following in th...
The newest Supreme Court justice wants to be seen as a deeply academic thinker, but her shadow docket rulings reveal her long game.
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The Waves: Kyrsten Sinema Doesn't Care What You...
The Arizona senator has a lot of flashy outfits. Does she have a coherent message?
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A Word: Is Critical Race Theory Getting Canceled?
Ibram Kendi explains critical race theory, so even a racist can understand.
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A Word: No Whites Allowed?
Chicago’s mayor sparks fury by giving anniversary interviews only to reporters of color.
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After Trump Episode Six: Getting It Done
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What Next: The Palestinian Perspective
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After Trump Episode Five: Prosecuting a President
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After Trump Episode Four: Prosecuting a President
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What Next: Inside India’s COVID Wards
The country's hospitals are so overrun that people are turning to Twitter for emergency medicine.
28 min
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Amicus: The Verdict, the Video, and the Unreaso...
George Floyd’s murder and the history of bearing witness while Black in America.
64 min
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After Trump Episode Three: Obstruction & Pardons
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After Trump Episode Two: Enemy of the People
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Introducing: After Trump
Episode 1: Follow the Money
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What Next: The Bizarre Origin Story of the Gaet...
27 min
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A Word: Battling Georgia’s Backlash Against Bla...
Black voters matter in Georgia. That’s why Republicans want to stop them.
24 min
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What Next: One Colorado Man’s Crusade Against G...
What the Boulder shooting reveals about the fight for gun control measures in the state.
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What Next: Why Cuomo Won’t Resign
The New York governor faces compounding scandals.
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Introducing: A Word … with Jason Johnson
A new show from Slate.
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The Trumpcast Finale
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The Arc of History: An Update
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The Former MAGA Soldier Who Skipped the War
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The 1/6 Insurgency
28 min
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Don’t Listen to the Lizard People
36 min
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How Kathy Griffin Survived Trump
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Rep. Adam Schiff on the Culture of Cheating
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What Trump’s Foreign Policy Abuse Cost Us
45 min
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Why Trump Won't Get Away With It
45 min
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Will Trumpism Survive Trump?
13 min
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Biden, Hope, and Vaccines
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Should Biden Prosecute Trump?
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What Will Become of Ivanka?
40 min
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How Trump Hacked the Presidency
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A Clownish Attempt at a Coup
41 min
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This Is a Soft Revolution
44 min
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Those Election Day 2020 Vibes
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The Overall System Failure That Kept Trump In O...
45 min
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How to Avoid the Neo-Nazi Pothole
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Reading All Those Trump Books
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What Democrats Still Get Wrong About Trump Voters
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Disestablish SCOTUS, or the Senate?
42 min
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No Saviors, Just Us
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The Secret Code of the Proud Boys
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Here Comes The Slow-Rolling Coup
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Taxes, Trump, and Torment of GOP Donors
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How Trump Led Me to the Dharma
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Violence, the Police, and Black Joy
48 min
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When Political Economy Mugged Us
12 min
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Four Years of Trump on Foreign Policy
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The Weird White Supremacist World of Stephen Mi...
39 min
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Following Kushner’s Receipts to Democide
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Black Uncles, White Uncles
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Our Interview with Mary Trump
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The Collaborators and the Dissidents
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Kremlin Bounties and Cancel Culture
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The Search for Melania's Intelligence
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Worst AG, Barr None
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White Supremacy, Tulsa, and the Mythology of Am...
47 min
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Getting On The Same Page About Racism
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How Zuckerberg and Barr Are Trying to Stop the ...
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It’s Gonna Be A Rough Summer for Racial Tension
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Klobuchar? How About Stacey Abrams?
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How Didier Raoult Became Hydroxychloroquine's H...
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Kushner Mess-Ups Thrive Under D.C.’s Collectiv...
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“Opening Up” is a Meaningless Term
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The Myriad Misdeeds of Moscow Mitch McConnell
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The Holy Trinity of Cuomo, Coronavirus, and Com...
42 min
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Coronavirus and the Struggle with Empirical Rea...
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Coronavirus Won’t Stop GOP Voter Suppression
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Narcissism Makes Trump The Worst Coronavirus Pr...
32 min
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Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
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How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
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Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
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Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
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When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
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The President Without A Psychology
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The Bank That Backed Trump
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Trump’s Mind Control Madness
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Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
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Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
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Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
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