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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News
News Commentary
1
Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
26 min
2
How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
12 min
3
Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
44 min
4
Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
46 min
5
When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
38 min
6
The President Without A Psychology
12 min
7
The Bank That Backed Trump
55 min
8
Trump’s Mind Control Madness
57 min
9
Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
39 min
10
Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
26 min
11
Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
9 min
12
A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their ...
30 min
13
Bill Kristol's Long Strange Trip with Republicans
55 min
14
Dave Eggers and the Red Hats
10 min
15
A New Election Forecasting Model for 2020
37 min
16
Joe Walsh's Mission is to Stop Trump
38 min
17
Elitists Versus Trump and the Populists
39 min
18
Trump’s Contributions to the Fixer Economy
49 min
19
Losing the Fear of Evangelical Hell
45 min
20
The Creepiness Factor of Dershowitz and Starr
11 min
21
These Rhetorical Devices Help Trump Maintain Power
45 min
22
What Does The Presidency Even Mean After Trump
61 min
23
A Hinky Feeling From The Trump GOP
48 min
24
Why People Fall For Trump’s Political Cult
50 min
25
The Depth of the Pentagon’s Legal Concerns
52 min
26
The Big Themes of Bit Trump Players
40 min
27
Writing About Political Characters From New York
49 min
28
The World Through the Eyes of a Trump Imperson...
10 min
29
A Very Special Holiday Trumpcast
23 min
30
A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism
40 min
31
A Backup Plan For Political Apocalypse
32 min
32
Wrangling Over the Articles of Impeachment
33 min
33
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment
43 min
34
They Do Talk About Impeachment in Trump Country
39 min
35
That ‘Trump is Anti-Corruption’ Defense
37 min
36
All The President’s Misogyny
41 min
37
Last Roundup of Impeachment Thoughts Before Th...
54 min
38
Slate Live: Women of Slate
56 min
39
Taylor and Kent Won’t Dance with the Stars
38 min
40
Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet
12 min
41
Transcripts Whispering Quid Pro No
36 min
42
The Dangers of Trump’s Lower Court Judges
29 min
43
Now Approaching the Trump Impeachment Endgame
36 min
44
How National Defense Issues Play Out in U.S. Cu...
9 min
45
Say Yes to Rebuilding Post-Trump
27 min
46
Real Activism in the Face of Trump Rot
45 min
47
Trump Skewers the Pax Americana
44 min
48
There’s No Law in that White House Counsel Letter
39 min
49
The Trump-Zelensky Call and the Language of Cor...
41 min
50
Trump Voters and the Power of Twelve Angry Men
40 min
51
The Brett Kavanaugh Epistemological Crisis
49 min
52
The Dance Around Quid Pro Quo
11 min
53
The Trump Impeachment Story Is Unfolding
22 min
54
Urgent Concern: This Unambiguously Constitutes ...
29 min
55
When Trump Tried to Move to Hollywood
12 min
56
Bolton and Mattis Are Not White Horses
40 min
57
Decoding the Mystery of Jim Mattis
33 min
58
Backstage on the Scaramucci Redemption Tour
45 min
59
Humor, Trump, and the Patriarchy
46 min
60
Mr. Trump Goes to Biarritz
8 min
61
The Hacked Manafort Texts and #MeToo
41 min
62
How Populist Messaging Obscures Conservative Po...
You don’t hear the phrase “capital gains” at Trump rallies.
33 min
63
The Hidden Evangelical Power in Washington
A little known group called “The Family” wields enormous influence around the world.
41 min
64
Ivanka and the Reckoning of New York Society
11 min
65
The Language Around Guns in America
37 min
66
Facing and Erasing White Terrorism
28 min
67
False Coherence and White Terrorism
45 min
68
What Dangers Could Loom Under Ratcliffe?
13 min
69
Barr and the Overman Class
42 min
70
Which Volume of the Mueller Report are you?
44 min
71
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Jud...
92 min
72
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Int...
82 min
73
Bottle-Blond Clowns Take the Anglosphere
38 min
74
Tendencies of the Nuclear-Prone
30 min
75
Trump the Criminal Co-Conspirator
35 min
76
The Jeffrey Epstein Complicity Machine
35 min
77
Is Trump A Disease? A Medical Perspective
50 min
78
Is The GOP Finished? History Weighs In
43 min
79
An Interview With E. Jean Carroll
38 min
80
What We Want From Mueller’s Testimony
37 min
81
Understanding Mexico In The Migration Crisis
34 min
82
The Trump Show Tales Of Siege
8 min
83
Democrats Dithering About Impeachment
45 min
84
Trump’s Relationship With Jews
46 min
85
Trumpcast Live: Vicky Ward And Aparna Nancherla
82 min
86
Brexit, Media, And The UK In Trump Times
38 min
87
When Interpreting Power Means Abuse
33 min
88
Trumpcast Sketch: What Mueller Meant To Say
3 min
89
The Oracle Mueller Hath Spoken
8 min
90
Former Federal Prosecutors Agree On Trump
51 min
91
Of FOIAs And Buzzfeed Investigative Fights
50 min
92
Brainstorming Ways To Rekindle Democracy
33 min
93
The Case Of Candidate Joe Biden
25 min
94
When Trump Trolls Give Up The War
39 min
95
A Republican’s Journey Away From Trump
40 min
96
Trump’s Finances Are Taxing
32 min
97
The View Of Putin From Moscow
39 min
98
Surviving A Post-Mueller Report World
47 min
99
Understanding Conspiracy In Trump Times
29 min
100
Trump Dangers After the Mueller Report
38 min