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