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.

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