Trumpcast

A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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1
The Former MAGA Soldier Who Skipped the War
35 min
2
The 1/6 Insurgency
28 min
3
Don’t Listen to the Lizard People
36 min
4
How Kathy Griffin Survived Trump
14 min
5
Rep. Adam Schiff on the Culture of Cheating
36 min
6
What Trump’s Foreign Policy Abuse Cost Us
45 min
7
Why Trump Won't Get Away With It
45 min
8
Will Trumpism Survive Trump?
13 min
9
Biden, Hope, and Vaccines
44 min
10
Should Biden Prosecute Trump?
40 min
11
What Will Become of Ivanka?
40 min
12
How Trump Hacked the Presidency
12 min
13
A Clownish Attempt at a Coup
41 min
14
This Is a Soft Revolution
44 min
15
Those Election Day 2020 Vibes
51 min
16
The Overall System Failure That Kept Trump In O...
45 min
17
How to Avoid the Neo-Nazi Pothole
51 min
18
Reading All Those Trump Books
13 min
19
What Democrats Still Get Wrong About Trump Voters
54 min
20
Disestablish SCOTUS, or the Senate?
42 min
21
No Saviors, Just Us
34 min
22
The Secret Code of the Proud Boys
42 min
23
Here Comes The Slow-Rolling Coup
15 min
24
Taxes, Trump, and Torment of GOP Donors
47 min
25
How Trump Led Me to the Dharma
49 min
26
Violence, the Police, and Black Joy
48 min
27
When Political Economy Mugged Us
12 min
28
Four Years of Trump on Foreign Policy
48 min
29
The Weird White Supremacist World of Stephen Mi...
39 min
30
Following Kushner’s Receipts to Democide
40 min
31
Black Uncles, White Uncles
15 min
32
Our Interview with Mary Trump
27 min
33
The Collaborators and the Dissidents
51 min
34
Kremlin Bounties and Cancel Culture
43 min
35
The Search for Melania's Intelligence
15 min
36
Worst AG, Barr None
50 min
37
White Supremacy, Tulsa, and the Mythology of Am...
47 min
38
Getting On The Same Page About Racism
40 min
39
How Zuckerberg and Barr Are Trying to Stop the ...
19 min
40
It’s Gonna Be A Rough Summer for Racial Tension
55 min
41
Klobuchar? How About Stacey Abrams?
45 min
42
How Didier Raoult Became Hydroxychloroquine's H...
11 min
43
Kushner Mess-Ups Thrive Under D.C.’s Collectiv...
45 min
44
“Opening Up” is a Meaningless Term
31 min
45
The Myriad Misdeeds of Moscow Mitch McConnell
39 min
46
The Holy Trinity of Cuomo, Coronavirus, and Com...
42 min
47
Coronavirus and the Struggle with Empirical Rea...
9 min
48
Coronavirus Won’t Stop GOP Voter Suppression
41 min
49
Narcissism Makes Trump The Worst Coronavirus Pr...
32 min
50
Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
26 min
51
How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
12 min
52
Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
44 min
53
Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
46 min
54
When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
38 min
55
The President Without A Psychology
12 min
56
The Bank That Backed Trump
55 min
57
Trump’s Mind Control Madness
57 min
58
Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
39 min
59
Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
26 min
60
Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
9 min
61
A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their ...
30 min
62
Bill Kristol's Long Strange Trip with Republicans
55 min
63
Dave Eggers and the Red Hats
10 min
64
A New Election Forecasting Model for 2020
37 min
65
Joe Walsh's Mission is to Stop Trump
38 min
66
Elitists Versus Trump and the Populists
39 min
67
Trump’s Contributions to the Fixer Economy
49 min
68
Losing the Fear of Evangelical Hell
45 min
69
The Creepiness Factor of Dershowitz and Starr
11 min
70
These Rhetorical Devices Help Trump Maintain Power
45 min
71
What Does The Presidency Even Mean After Trump
61 min
72
A Hinky Feeling From The Trump GOP
48 min
73
Why People Fall For Trump’s Political Cult
50 min
74
The Depth of the Pentagon’s Legal Concerns
52 min
75
The Big Themes of Bit Trump Players
40 min
76
Writing About Political Characters From New York
49 min
77
The World Through the Eyes of a Trump Imperson...
10 min
78
A Very Special Holiday Trumpcast
23 min
79
A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism
40 min
80
A Backup Plan For Political Apocalypse
32 min
81
Wrangling Over the Articles of Impeachment
33 min
82
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment
43 min
83
They Do Talk About Impeachment in Trump Country
39 min
84
That ‘Trump is Anti-Corruption’ Defense
37 min
85
All The President’s Misogyny
41 min
86
Last Roundup of Impeachment Thoughts Before Th...
54 min
87
Slate Live: Women of Slate
56 min
88
Taylor and Kent Won’t Dance with the Stars
38 min
89
Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet
12 min
90
Transcripts Whispering Quid Pro No
36 min
91
The Dangers of Trump’s Lower Court Judges
29 min
92
Now Approaching the Trump Impeachment Endgame
36 min
93
How National Defense Issues Play Out in U.S. Cu...
9 min
94
Say Yes to Rebuilding Post-Trump
27 min
95
Real Activism in the Face of Trump Rot
45 min
96
Trump Skewers the Pax Americana
44 min
97
There’s No Law in that White House Counsel Letter
39 min
98
The Trump-Zelensky Call and the Language of Cor...
41 min
99
Trump Voters and the Power of Twelve Angry Men
40 min
100
The Brett Kavanaugh Epistemological Crisis
49 min