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Gist: The World Is Coming Up Roses

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War, murder, poverty, and disease: They're all trending downward here on planet Earth.

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Feb 21, 2018

Whistlestop: Retiring for Peace

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When President Johnson delivered his State of the Union speech on January 17, 1968 he surprised those closest to him when he didn’t step down.

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Feb 21, 2018

If Then: How Russian Trolls Went Local

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A Deep Dive Into How Russia Gamed Facebook

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Feb 21, 2018

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Feb 20, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Willa Paskin discuss Black Panther with Carvell Wallace, the return of Queer Eye with Bryan J. Lowder, and the state of the New York Times op-ed page.

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Feb 20, 2018
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Once bankrupt, Stockton, California, will soon test the effects of universal basic income.

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Feb 20, 2018
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Mary Wilson with today's roundup: Russian bots react to the Mueller indictment, an insider's account of Russia's troll farm, and a refresher course on the White Horse Prophecy.

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Feb 20, 2018
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Josh Levin is joined by Slate’s Justin Peters and the Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen to talk about Elizabeth Swaney, Ester Ledecka, Nathan Chen, and more from the Olympics. PhillyVoice’s Kyle Neubeck joins to discuss what’s wrong with Markelle Fultz.

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Feb 20, 2018
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The rich complexities of a humble preposition.

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Feb 20, 2018
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The rise of technology has had a profound impact on modern Depression management, but it’s also created some serious problem areas.

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Feb 19, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has three things and a take to kick off your week – from Trump's Twitter rage over the indictments to the NBA's All Star Weekend.

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Feb 17, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Albert Elia and his guide dog Cheech as part of our continuing series on animals with jobs.

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Feb 17, 2018
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Three critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.

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Feb 17, 2018
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Slate Money on cryptocurrencies, fertility in the U.S., and Nigerian corruption

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Feb 16, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Just Security's Kate Brannen about the most recent round of Mueller indictments.

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Feb 16, 2018
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It's a no-brainer: Taking the mass killer's weapon of choice off store shelves would save lives.

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Feb 16, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few of the latest stories heading into the weekend including Ronan Farrow's latest report, more updates on the Florida school shooting, and the indictments released by Robert Mueller.

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Feb 16, 2018
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The author of ‘Enlightenment Now’ thinks the world is getting better—but we refuse to acknowledge it.

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Feb 16, 2018
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We discuss the black superheroes that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.

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Feb 16, 2018
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What the Quinn Norton fracas and the latest Twix bar marketing campaign have in common.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Denise Gough on mucousy method actors, an atheist’s love of Christian rock, mocking Kennedys, and a photographer’s mentally ill mom.

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Feb 15, 2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a parable of vintage suitcases, valentines in the yellow room, false accusations of serious crimes, lazy dads, and much more.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Are we hiking the defense budget mostly out of habit?

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Feb 14, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Quantum computing to Jacob Zuma and robot skiers.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vox's Jane Coaston about the Chief of Staff, John Kelly, and his role in the Rob Porter story.

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Feb 14, 2018
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The inventor of Facebook’s iconic button reflects on technology’s unintended consequences.

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Feb 14, 2018
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Feb 14, 2018
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Dana Stevens, Stephen Metcalf, and Isaac Butler discuss the film BPM, the TV show Babylon Berlin, and the recent discovery of a new source for Shakespeare's texts.

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Feb 13, 2018
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The White House's fiscal 2019 budget would cut food stamp funding, and tell its recipients what to eat.

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Feb 13, 2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from Rob Porter to DACA to PepsiCo's earnings.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Jayson De Leon has a couple of things you need to know and one thing that you more than likely don't — from infrastructure to the White House to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Feb 12, 2018
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This is the Trump administration at rest. Chaos is its equilibrium.

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Feb 12, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis talk with Slate’s Justin Peters about the top stories from the Olympics, Jack Hamilton joins to look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster shake-up, and Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl discusses what’s next for U.S. Soccer.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Jacob Levy, a professor of political theory at McGill University, about his essay "The Weight of the Words," and why we shouldn't just be brushing off Trump's rhetoric on the left or the right.

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Feb 11, 2018
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Jacob Brogan sits down with Tammy Dunakin to talk about her agricultural goats, and her business, Rent-a-Ruminant, based on Vashon Island in Washington.

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Feb 10, 2018
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Slate Money on volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps

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Feb 9, 2018
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Adam Davidson tries to heal our debt of understanding.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to John Sipher, a former senior member of the CIA's Intelligence Service, about Christopher Steele and the partisan attacks on him and his work.

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Feb 9, 2018
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Depression often plays a starring role in the entertainment world, although some representations of the condition are more truthful and helpful than others.

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Feb 9, 2018
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A spoiler-filled review of Fifty Shades Freed

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Feb 8, 2018
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Slate's Joshua Keating says our focus on Iran kept us from putting out fires across the Middle East.

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Feb 8, 2018
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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the value of the Nunes memo and accusations of White House aide Rob Porter’s domestic abuse.

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Feb 8, 2018
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A case for the most-hated typeface.

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Feb 8, 2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss how to deal with multiple stuffies, whether sexual abuse at camp should worry parents, teaching boys to wash their clothes, the sexism of dress codes and more.

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Feb 8, 2018
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Sexual Abuse Scandal in Gymnastics, Skincare, and Jordan Peterson

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Feb 8, 2018
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America boycotted the Moscow Summer Olympics in 1980 in response to the Russian occupation of Afghanistan. Here on the eve of the next winter Olympiad we’ll have the story of that decision by President Jimmy Carter.

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Feb 7, 2018
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Steve Coll paints a bleak picture of America’s military involvement in Afghanistan. Pakistan has a lot to do with it.

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Feb 7, 2018
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National security expert Marcy Wheeler explains the hypocrisy behind the Nunes Memo

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Feb 7, 2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the film Phantom Thread, take a trip to the Met to learn about artist David Hockney, and follow up on Bullet Journaling with Slate's June Thomas.

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Feb 6, 2018
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Ian Bremmer says the “America First” doctrine could work, if it were implemented like a long-term strategy—but that’s not happening.

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Feb 6, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to information warfare expert Molly McKew about the #ReleaseTheMemo phenomenon and why it should alarm us that the campaign ultimately landed in our President's brain as the #1 item on his political agenda.

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Feb 6, 2018
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Translating an imaginative design into a fast and functioning car is what separates winners from the pack. In Episode 2 of Life on the Fast Track, we’ll check in with Faith, Bryn, and Erin to see how they’re managing the design portion of the competition.

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Feb 6, 2018
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John McWhorter on the origin of woman, girl and other lady terms.

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Feb 5, 2018
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The TV writer's food obsession started with chopped-up garlic.

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Feb 5, 2018
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Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis talk with the Gist’s Mike Pesca about the Eagles’ win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII. They’re also joined by Jeff Passan of Yahoo to discuss what can be done to fix Major League Baseball’s broken economic system.

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Feb 3, 2018
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For our first episode of the season Jacob sits down with Debbie Garcia-Bengochea of the non-profit Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses to talk about Magic, a 100-pound therapy horse, and her job helping people in need.

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Feb 2, 2018
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Slate Money on Kids These Days, millennials, and unpaid internships

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Feb 2, 2018
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As the courts grapple with radical shifts in immigration policy, a look at the cases underlying the conversation about the rights of refugees, immigrants, Dreamers, and visitors.

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Feb 2, 2018
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Both cities have a reputation for being obnoxious. But which is worse?

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Feb 2, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Dahlia Lithwick about the release of the Nunes memo and why, despite its many flaws, it may still be a win for Trump.

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Feb 2, 2018
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Understanding what prompts Depressive episodes is one of the hallmarks of condition management, but coming to terms with your triggers is harder than it may sound.

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Feb 1, 2018
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On playing Rogelio de la Vega, lending his voice to Coco, and the state of Latino representation in Hollywood.

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Feb 1, 2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss criticism of the FBI by the White House and its allies, the State of the Union, and Hillary Clinton’s protection of an adviser accused of sexual assault.

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Feb 1, 2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Ross Garber, a defense lawyer who has represented three Republican governors during impeachment proceedings, about how Trump's lawyers could be thinking about defending their client.

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Feb 1, 2018
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The musical children of pop stars

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Feb 1, 2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace and Katherine Goldstein discuss a mostly successful binky-for-trains program, answer questions about a difficult divorce, and reading, plus more "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations.

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Feb 1, 2018
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Without Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, there would be little welfare state for the GOP to undercut in the first place.

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Jan 31, 2018
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The Trump White House nixed a well-qualified candidate who discouraged a preventive military strike against North Korea.

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Jan 31, 2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to The Atlantic's Frank Foer about his most recent cover story on Paul Manafort and how the American hustler's life fell apart in recent years.

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Jan 31, 2018
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A Former Facebook Employee Says Russia Used Its Ad Tools As Designed

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Jan 31, 2018
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Josh Voorhees has one thing you need to know, one thing you need to read, and one thing you need to hear—and none of them involve Donald Trump.

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Jan 31, 2018
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David Miliband makes the case for a courageous and generous refugee policy—that takes concerns about immigration seriously

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Jan 31, 2018
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The Culture Gabfest records live from Sundance

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Jan 30, 2018
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Author Amy Goldstein went to Janesville, Wisconsin, to see how people coped when their local economy vanished. In short: It’s really hard.

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Jan 30, 2018
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Producer Jayson De Leon talks to Matthew Miller, MSNBC's Justice and Security Analyst & formerly of the Department of Justice, about the resignation of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the controversy surrounding the Devin Nunes memo.

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Jan 30, 2018
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Super Bowl commercials aren’t exactly a place you’d look for enlightened portrayals of women. Will that finally change in this year of #MeToo?

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Jan 30, 2018
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Josh Voorhees has one thing you need to know, one thing you need to read, and one thing you need to hear—all concerning’s Donald Trump’s first State of the Union.

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Jan 30, 2018
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How it all ended.

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Jan 29, 2018
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The NBA great sees #BlackLivesMatter as a continuation of the civil rights era that shaped his youth.

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Jan 29, 2018
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Josh Levin talks with Paula Lavigne of ESPN and Slate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley about the Michigan State sexual abuse scandal. ESPN’s Howard Bryant also joins to discuss the Australian Open, and the Root’s Damon Young assesses the NBA’s all-star draft.

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Jan 29, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: The Atlantic goes deep on Trump’s indicted ex-campaign manager, the Cleveland Indians give up on casual racism, and Donald Trump flunks science (again).

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Jan 29, 2018
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Katy Waldman, Parul Sehgal, and Laura Bennett discuss Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado.

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Jan 27, 2018
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Slate Money on Trump in Davos

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Jan 26, 2018
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Carrie Brownstein's series mocks the region she's from just gently enough.

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Jan 26, 2018
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Sean Hannity tries—and fails—to dismiss a new bombshell about Trump; the U.S. government once turned to fiction to plan for a nuclear apocalypse; and a museum curator trolls the president with a golden toilet.

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Jan 26, 2018
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Every great car starts as a great idea on paper. In Episode 1, we’ll get to know our three Girl Scout contestants – Faith, from California; Bryn, from Michigan; and Erin, from Texas – and talk through their thoughts on car design.

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Jan 26, 2018
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Live from the Bell House, in Brooklyn New York, it’s a very special Hit Parade about B-sides that improbably became classics, or even No. 1 hits. Plus special guest Ted Leo!

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