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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Who's Your Mommy Edition

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The panel discusses the effect of leather jackets on teen boys, why Sartre is so annoying for parents, questions about when it's OK for a kid to call a step-parent "mom" and if giving kids freedom also enables their tantrums

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Nov 23, 2017

Political: The “Al Franken and Charlie Rose and Bill Clinton and Roy Moore and John Conyers Should All Resign” Edition

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David Plotz, Zoe Chace of This American Life, and Chairman of The Slate Group, Jacob Weisberg discuss the state of the GOP tax bills, the case for resignation by perpetrators of sexual harassment and the health of the magazine industry.

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Nov 23, 2017

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Nov 22, 2017
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Turns out demons are ripe for comedy.

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Nov 22, 2017
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A digital media bubble, the death of net neutrality, and Brian Krebs on Black Friday cybersecurity

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Nov 22, 2017
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Mary Wilson with the rundown: A third U.S. troop surge for Afghanistan, a stern rebuke for Tennessee's "sterilization for freedom" judge, and a new guy to run the NYC subways.

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Nov 22, 2017
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Three American Icon segments about women’s identity in works by Hawthorne, Porter and Sherman.

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Nov 22, 2017
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The New Yorker writer on why Trumpism will survive Trump.

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Nov 22, 2017
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Don’t Underestimate Trump’s Threat to Democracy

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Nov 22, 2017
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Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss NBC's The Good Place, the death of Charles Manson with podcaster Karina Longworth, and Dan Pashman's problem with Thanksgiving programming.

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Nov 21, 2017
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How a Minnesota senator’s campaign for president set the precedent for Bernie Sanders’ run.

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Nov 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Master of Disaster” Edition

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Nov 21, 2017
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Whether it happens during a meal, in a taxi, through art, or over a cocktail, connecting with new people, places, and ideas is one of the most enlightening experiences we have as humans.

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Nov 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today's rundown: Facebook says a "technical failure" kept racist ads from triggering further scrutiny. Democrats in Congress call for an investigation into Rep. John Conyers (D-MI). Conyers' reported history of foul and fowl play.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Robert Mugabe can still slow down the coup against him.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the Ringer’s Kevin Clark to talk about NFL quarterback play and the Root’s Damon Young discusses Donald Trump’s feud with Lavar Ball. Plus: Slate’s June Thomas joins for an interview with swimmer Diana Nyad.

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Nov 20, 2017
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Evangelical leaders aren't turning on Roy Moore in Alabama. PBS has edited Al Franken out of tonight's Mark Twain Prize broadcast. Paul Hollywood (of Great British Bake Off fame) says his marriage is toast.

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Nov 19, 2017
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Jacob talks to New York drag queen Miz Cracker about how she conceives of her shows and outfits, the significance of makeup, drag lore, the place of drag and RuPaul's Drag Race in gay culture, and battling robot Hitler.

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Nov 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the sale of a da Vinci, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Zimbabwe

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Nov 17, 2017
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Comedian, voice actor, and lifelong hoarder of tiny soaps.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the GOP tax plan—and about a giant penis in the sky.

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Nov 17, 2017
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For a retail conglomerate like Sunrise Brands, sourcing is the name of the game. But in today’s global economy, you can’t source effectively without hyper-connectivity.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center and poetry editor at The New Yorker, about his new book Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News.

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Nov 17, 2017
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Dana Stevens and Jonathan Fischer spoil Justice League

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Nov 17, 2017
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On his new documentary, "The Problem With Apu."

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Nov 16, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the downward spiral for Roy Moore, the tax plans of the House and Senate, and the latest with the Russia investigation and Wikileaks.

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Nov 16, 2017
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Kurt talks to Alec Baldwin about playing Donald Trump, how the actor depicts villains, and his favorite depictions of villains in the movies. Plus filmmaker Taika Waititi on the jump from making low-budget comedies to making “Thor: Ragnarok”

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Nov 16, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has everything you need to know about the new allegations against Al Franken—and what could happen next.

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Nov 16, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to deal with verbally abusive dad-coaches, Gabe's not-messed-up weekend with Leo, a question about in-laws whose culture you disagree with, and more in Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

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Nov 16, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, Jamelle Bouie, and John Di Domenico are live from the Nourse Theater in San Francisco!

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Nov 16, 2017
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The journalist on sexual misconduct stories, and the coming backlash to them.

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Nov 16, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home with Amy Sedaris

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Nov 15, 2017
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There have been three big constitutional changes in our lifetime. How did they happen?

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Nov 15, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about a dirty robocall in Alabama, how liberals are reckoning with Bill Clinton’s past, and points you to a Trump tweet that, sadly, perfectly illustrates America’s mass shooting problem.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946 and President Harry S. Truman's challenges to labor bosses and delight in an action-hero-style presidency.

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Nov 15, 2017
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And How Fighting Tech with Tech Might Make More Tech...

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Nov 15, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, Louie CK's sexual abuse with Willa Paskin, and a new translation of Homer's The Odyssey with classicist Emily Wilson.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Adam Davidson sizes up Trump’s top economic adviser

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Nov 14, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, the early takeaway from Jeff Sessions' congressional testimony, and a musical climate protest at a U.N. conference.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Hear Greiner USA President, David Kirkland, talk about developing new competitive advantages and how going “green” was the key to his company unlocking new international business.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Language is often at the mercy of pure chance.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Justin Peters who spent 3 weeks watching Fox News.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Private prisons were billed as a way to bring innovation to incarceration, housing more prisoners for less money. They’ve failed.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl to talk about the race for the U.S. Soccer presidency, and Mike Pesca comes on to talk about NFL celebrations, the Miami turnover chain, and inspirational locker room speeches.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, Trump’s new pick for HHS, and the Iran earthquake.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Josh King talks to Mark Updegrove, author of The Last Republicans, about why Bush 41 & Bush 43 may just be the last establishment Republicans to hold the presidency.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Slate Money on Saudi Arabia, Wilbur Ross, and endowments.

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Nov 10, 2017
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Loudon Wainwright III reflects on his uneasy relationship with his father, now that he can “appreciate the difficulty of the job.”

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Nov 10, 2017
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Conversations about Trump's first year in office

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Nov 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the latest reports of powerful men doing horrible things to women—and then gives himself a needed lesson in how to properly pronounce the name of Japan’s prime minister.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by former Virginia congressman, Tom Perriello to discuss Tuesday's election and the Democrats moving forward.

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Nov 9, 2017
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As president, George H.W. Bush was tight-lipped, decorous, and self-abnegating—loath even to use the word 'I.'

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Nov 9, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Tuesday’s victories for Democrats, Trump’s first year, and the role of technology companies in Russian meddling.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Newly minted MacArthur geniuses: Annie Baker tackles small talk in her plays, Jesmyn Ward depicts rural African American life in her novels, and Taylor Mac’s 24-hour revue of the entire history of American pop music.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about the ongoing GOP exodus in Congress, explains the story behind the AT&T-Time Warner merger, and points out an unlikely highlight from Trump’s trip to Japan.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Katherine Goldstein discuss the welfare state critique of To Give a Mouse a Cookie, children's negotiating skills, potty training, Shrinky Dinks, and more.

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Nov 9, 2017
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The author tries to make sense of Trump’s America, and his place in it.

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Nov 8, 2017
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If Tuesday’s election results were a canary in a coal mine, it’s a really expansive mine and a somewhat unreliable canary.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees highlights two particularly promising results from Election Day 2017—and then promptly rains on his own parade.

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Nov 8, 2017
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The Wrong Way to Talk about Identity

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Nov 8, 2017
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An expert on trolls and hate speech says there’s no easy fix for online harassment

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Nov 8, 2017
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Dana Stevens, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss Greta Gerwig's new film Lady Bird, the Margaret Atwood TV adaptation Alias Grace, and the new HBO documentary about Rolling Stone.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A black former Navy commander considers peaceful protest in the age of Trump.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Slate's Laura Bennett & Allison Benedikt about the cover story they co-edited this week – The Year in Push Alerts,

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Nov 7, 2017
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Josh Voorhees points you to a local election today that could have a global impact, tells you about a Trump cabinet member who seems to have been wildly inflating his own net worth, and details Rand Paul’s laissez-faire attitude toward landscaping.

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Nov 7, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Wishin’ Boot” Edition

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Nov 6, 2017
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How do you curate a quagmire?

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Nov 6, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg gets an explainer from The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson about money laundering. Why do people do it? What does he see in the Manafort indictment?

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Nov 6, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Chuck Culpepper to discuss a crazy weekend in college football, by Charles P. Pierce to talk about Tom Brady’s weird diet and workout regimen, and by Greg Wyshynski to assess the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Nov 6, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Texas gunman’s possible motive, tells you who may be the next person indicted by Robert Mueller, and corrects the record from a messy weekend online.

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Nov 4, 2017
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Slate Money on Republican tax plans, the opioid crisis, and Jay Powell

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Nov 3, 2017
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What’s around the corner from this moment of reckoning?

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Nov 3, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with the historian and author David Greenberg about how the latest revelations in the Trump-Russia scandal compare to those of Watergate.

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Nov 3, 2017
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If there’s one thing Jagpaul Badhesha learned as a farmer, it’s that you don't take money for granted.

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Nov 3, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks a big new development in the Mueller investigation, tells you about Bowe Bergdahl’s sentence, and relives that brief but glorious window last night when Trump’s twitter account disappeared.

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Nov 3, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Dan Kois, and Jonathan Fischer discuss Marvel and Taika Waititi's Thor: Ragnarok

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Nov 2, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Jordan Weissmann about the GOP tax plan rollout and the nomination of new Fed Chair Jerome Powell.

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Nov 2, 2017
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His views on New York sports teams, the sexual prowess of various athletes, and the basketball skills of Justin Bieber.

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Nov 2, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the initial indictments from the Mueller investigation and the House’s tax cut bill. Civil War historian David Blight joins in to dig in to John Kelly’s comments on the Civil War and Robert E. Lee. 

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Nov 2, 2017
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If Then's first episode digs into the congressional hearings on social media & Russian election meddling

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Nov 2, 2017
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss phone etiquette, what to do about a teenage boy's under-bed ephemera, trick or treating, a tough question about a father who doesn't get along with his son, and more.

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Nov 2, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you how Trump’s NYT-terror tweets could cause headaches for prosecutors, how the Mueller investigation cost a Trump ally his new job, and about the not-so-subtle message James Comey is sending with the title of his new book.

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Nov 2, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss sexual harassment at The New Republic, gender neutrality, and flexible work.

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Nov 2, 2017
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The author of ‘Alexander Hamilton’ and ‘Grant’ on what biographies teach us about powerful men.

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Nov 1, 2017
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Birgitta Jónsdóttir explains what Iceland’s Pirate Party is all about. PROMO: What Can We Learn From Iceland’s Pirate Party?

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Nov 1, 2017
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Josh Voorhees unpacks Donald Trump’s response to the NYC terror attack, details the latest allegations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood, and marks an important day for Obamacare.

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Nov 1, 2017
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Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss the Joan Didion documentary The Center Will Not Hold, the return of Will & Grace with Daniel Schroeder, and what to make of the continued sexual harassment and abuse allegations.

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Oct 31, 2017
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It doesn’t take much to see the racial stereotypes in Theodor Seuss Geisel’s works. Does that mean we shouldn’t read them to kids?

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Oct 31, 2017
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Josh King jumps in for a weekday show to chat about the Frontline documentary, Putin's Revenge, with its producer-reporter, Jim Gilmore.

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Oct 31, 2017
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Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Roark, and Emily Bazelon discuss Hilary Clinton's memoir, What Happened.

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Oct 31, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Friend of the Devil” Edition

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Oct 31, 2017
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Josh Voorhees looks for clues for the next big break in Robert Mueller’s investigation, and tells you about John Kelly’s dubious retelling of Civil War history.

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Oct 31, 2017
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It's time to permanently shelve the Elements of Style.

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