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
Kremlin Bounties and Cancel Culture
43 min
2
The Search for Melania's Intelligence
15 min
3
Worst AG, Barr None
50 min
4
White Supremacy, Tulsa, and the Mythology of Am...
47 min
5
Getting On The Same Page About Racism
40 min
6
How Zuckerberg and Barr Are Trying to Stop the ...
19 min
7
It’s Gonna Be A Rough Summer for Racial Tension
55 min
8
Klobuchar? How About Stacey Abrams?
45 min
9
How Didier Raoult Became Hydroxychloroquine's H...
11 min
10
Kushner Mess-Ups Thrive Under D.C.’s Collectiv...
45 min
11
“Opening Up” is a Meaningless Term
31 min
12
The Myriad Misdeeds of Moscow Mitch McConnell
39 min
13
The Holy Trinity of Cuomo, Coronavirus, and Com...
42 min
14
Coronavirus and the Struggle with Empirical Rea...
9 min
15
Coronavirus Won’t Stop GOP Voter Suppression
41 min
16
Narcissism Makes Trump The Worst Coronavirus Pr...
32 min
17
Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
26 min
18
How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
12 min
19
Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
44 min
20
Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
46 min
21
When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
38 min
22
The President Without A Psychology
12 min
23
The Bank That Backed Trump
55 min
24
Trump’s Mind Control Madness
57 min
25
Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
39 min
26
Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
26 min
27
Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
9 min
28
A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their ...
30 min
29
Bill Kristol's Long Strange Trip with Republicans
55 min
30
Dave Eggers and the Red Hats
10 min
31
A New Election Forecasting Model for 2020
37 min
32
Joe Walsh's Mission is to Stop Trump
38 min
33
Elitists Versus Trump and the Populists
39 min
34
Trump’s Contributions to the Fixer Economy
49 min
35
Losing the Fear of Evangelical Hell
45 min
36
The Creepiness Factor of Dershowitz and Starr
11 min
37
These Rhetorical Devices Help Trump Maintain Power
45 min
38
What Does The Presidency Even Mean After Trump
61 min
39
A Hinky Feeling From The Trump GOP
48 min
40
Why People Fall For Trump’s Political Cult
50 min
41
The Depth of the Pentagon’s Legal Concerns
52 min
42
The Big Themes of Bit Trump Players
40 min
43
Writing About Political Characters From New York
49 min
44
The World Through the Eyes of a Trump Imperson...
10 min
45
A Very Special Holiday Trumpcast
23 min
46
A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism
40 min
47
A Backup Plan For Political Apocalypse
32 min
48
Wrangling Over the Articles of Impeachment
33 min
49
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment
43 min
50
They Do Talk About Impeachment in Trump Country
39 min
51
That ‘Trump is Anti-Corruption’ Defense
37 min
52
All The President’s Misogyny
41 min
53
Last Roundup of Impeachment Thoughts Before Th...
54 min
54
Slate Live: Women of Slate
56 min
55
Taylor and Kent Won’t Dance with the Stars
38 min
56
Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet
12 min
57
Transcripts Whispering Quid Pro No
36 min
58
The Dangers of Trump’s Lower Court Judges
29 min
59
Now Approaching the Trump Impeachment Endgame
36 min
60
How National Defense Issues Play Out in U.S. Cu...
9 min
61
Say Yes to Rebuilding Post-Trump
27 min
62
Real Activism in the Face of Trump Rot
45 min
63
Trump Skewers the Pax Americana
44 min
64
There’s No Law in that White House Counsel Letter
39 min
65
The Trump-Zelensky Call and the Language of Cor...
41 min
66
Trump Voters and the Power of Twelve Angry Men
40 min
67
The Brett Kavanaugh Epistemological Crisis
49 min
68
The Dance Around Quid Pro Quo
11 min
69
The Trump Impeachment Story Is Unfolding
22 min
70
Urgent Concern: This Unambiguously Constitutes ...
29 min
71
When Trump Tried to Move to Hollywood
12 min
72
Bolton and Mattis Are Not White Horses
40 min
73
Decoding the Mystery of Jim Mattis
33 min
74
Backstage on the Scaramucci Redemption Tour
45 min
75
Humor, Trump, and the Patriarchy
46 min
76
Mr. Trump Goes to Biarritz
8 min
77
The Hacked Manafort Texts and #MeToo
41 min
78
How Populist Messaging Obscures Conservative Po...
You don’t hear the phrase “capital gains” at Trump rallies.
33 min
79
The Hidden Evangelical Power in Washington
A little known group called “The Family” wields enormous influence around the world.
41 min
80
Ivanka and the Reckoning of New York Society
11 min
81
The Language Around Guns in America
37 min
82
Facing and Erasing White Terrorism
28 min
83
False Coherence and White Terrorism
45 min
84
What Dangers Could Loom Under Ratcliffe?
13 min
85
Barr and the Overman Class
42 min
86
Which Volume of the Mueller Report are you?
44 min
87
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Jud...
92 min
88
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Int...
82 min
89
Bottle-Blond Clowns Take the Anglosphere
38 min
90
Tendencies of the Nuclear-Prone
30 min
91
Trump the Criminal Co-Conspirator
35 min
92
The Jeffrey Epstein Complicity Machine
35 min
93
Is Trump A Disease? A Medical Perspective
50 min
94
Is The GOP Finished? History Weighs In
43 min
95
An Interview With E. Jean Carroll
38 min
96
What We Want From Mueller’s Testimony
37 min
97
Understanding Mexico In The Migration Crisis
34 min
98
The Trump Show Tales Of Siege
8 min
99
Democrats Dithering About Impeachment
45 min
100
Trump’s Relationship With Jews
46 min