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Political Gabfest Live In Washington, D.C.!
The Supreme Court argues about abortion again; Donald Trump returns to court, Ronna McDaniel won’t be back on NBC; and the Finns repeat as the world’s happiest people.
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Amicus: When RAGA Rhymes with MAGA
The Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) is part of the conservative legal movement’s holy trinity, and all in for Trump.
47 min
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Slate Money: How Do You Bribe a President? Meme...
The Money team discusses Truth Social going public, Sam Bankman-Fried’s jail sentence, and an antitrust settlement for Visa/Mastercard.
39 min
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What Next TBD: Can Boeing Pull Out of This Tail...
What needs to change at the company to restore public trust?
27 min
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What Next: Nickelodeon’s Legacy of Abuse
What “Quiet On Set” reveals about a beloved era of children’s television.
25 min
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What Next: Will Islamophobia Sink This Judicial...
How Adeel Mangi’s appearance before the Senate went off the rails.
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Hear Me Out: Anti-Vaxers Aren’t Just Extremists
They’re often responding to real problems with American healthcare.
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What Next: Has Trump Run Out the Clock?
How the Trump team pulled out all the stops to keep him out of criminal court.
21 min
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What Next: After the Moscow Concert Attack
ISIS members are claiming credit, but Putin says otherwise.
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Well, Now - "People Feel Like They’re Drowning"...
With symptoms ranging from fatigue to cognitive impairment, Long Covid still confounds physicians. It doesn’t help that most of the nation has already moved on.
32 min
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A Word: Love, Family, and Freedom’s Ultimate Price
An assassin ended Medgar Evers’ life. His widow Myrlie Evers-Williams still nurtures his dream.
25 min
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What Next TBD: The Next Round of the Union Fight
Post-pandemic labor movements were losing momentum, but wins in the auto and film industries have put wind back in the sails.
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Amicus: How The Mifepristone Case Reached SCOTUS
Will this Supreme Court reward three decades of activism against abortion pills and ban the safest, most popular abortion method in the United States?
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Slate Money: Is Apple’s Monopoly Good for Us?
The Money squad discusses Apple’s new DOJ antitrust suit, Reddit’s massive IPO, and a bum deal for real estate agents.
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Political Gabfest: When Is Government Speech Co...
The Supreme Court is hearing about government speech and immigration authority; Donald Trump is playing Bond Villain; and the kids aren’t alright after COVID learning loss.
55 min
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Amicus: How The Mifepristone Case Reached SCOTUS
Will this Supreme Court reward three decades of activism against abortion pills and ban the safest, most popular abortion method in the United States?
54 min
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What Next TBD: Reddit’s IPO Gamble
Will the public upvote it?
24 min
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What Next: How Anti-Abortion Laws Trap Domestic...
In post-Roe America, survivors’ choices are limited.
21 min
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What Next: Why We Still Don’t Have a Cease-Fire
What it will take to stop the bombing in Gaza.
20 min
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Outward: Trans Visibility and Community with Ch...
Part two of our conversation with ACLU Lawyer Chase Strangio
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What Next: The Trump Veepstakes Is On
Why you shouldn’t sleep on this potentially game-changing pick.
26 min
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What Next: Haiti’s Power Vacuum
Without a president, parliament, or a prime minister, what is Haiti’s path forward?
24 min
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Well, Now: Life After Lockdown
After four years and more than a million deaths, is America’s Covid crisis really over?
38 min
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A Word: Black Country Renaissance
After Beyoncé’s “Texas Hold ‘Em” tops charts, the spotlight shines on Black women in country music.
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What Next TBD: When Private Equity Gets in to H...
What’s something expensive that people have no choice but to buy?
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