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The Good Fight: Michael McFaul

6/20/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Michael McFaul, the former US Ambassador to Russia, about the roots of America’s conflict with the Kremlin, whether a better relationship between the countries would have been possible, and how democracies can protect themselves against autocrats who are intent on promoting dictatorship around the world.

Duration:00:58:48

Working Presents: Better Life Lab

6/20/2018
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Today, we're coming to you with something special — the inaugural episode of Better Life Lab, the new podcast from Slate and New America. Better Life Lab looks at the challenges to work-life balance, and how we can change as a culture. Subscribe to Better Life Lab via: Apple Podcasts Overcast Spotify Stitcher Google Play Or wherever you get your shows.

Duration:00:33:01

Culture Gabfest: Unkindest Cut of All Edition

6/20/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Isaac Butler, and Laura Miller discuss the horror film Hereditary, the return of The Staircase with Rebecca Lavoie, and Isaac's Shakespeare podcast Lend Me Your Ears.

Duration:01:00:59

Trumpcast: The Reality of Family Separation and "Zero-Tolerance"

6/19/2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to KPBS's Jean Guerrero about a migrant children facility she visited and why presenting yourself for asylum at a port of entry isn't all the administration talks it up to be. Then, Erik Hanshew, a federal public defender in El Paso, joins us to discuss the cases he's seeing along the border and how difficult it is to reunite a parent with their child (or children).

Duration:00:36:40

Gist: Polarization Nation

6/19/2018
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On The Gist, the inaugural edition of “whoah there, girl!” Political parties are like people: They grow and change, their values shift, and sometimes they become downright belligerent. Lilliana Mason says America’s two political parties are in the middle of a shift, and it won’t be over anytime soon: “What happened to conservative southern Democrats after the Civil Rights Act passed? They didn’t like it. … It took an entire generation for conservative Southern Democrats to become...

Duration:00:32:43

Dear Prudence: The “Bullying Sister-in-Law” Edition

6/19/2018
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Prudence is joined this week by Talia Jane, a NYC-based aspiring comedy writer who makes smoothies for a living and who wants you to join a union. Daniel and Talia tackle questions about whether un-friending someone on social media because of their politics makes you a bad person, how to be a good partner to someone who may be questioning their gender, what can you do to start a new friend group in a new city, how to weigh an offer for a far away job with good healthcare when suffering from...

Duration:00:55:59

Today From Slate: Tears at the Border

6/18/2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the U.S.-Mexico border, to Colombia, to Mexico City after one epic World Cup goal.

Duration:00:03:43

Hang Up: The 54 O’s Edition

6/18/2018
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss the World Cup with Slate’s Nick Greene and Slate’s Jim Newell joins to talk about golf’s U.S. Open. Plus, an interview with BuzzFeed’s Ken Bensinger about his book on corruption in soccer, Red Card. World Cup (2:20): Stefan, Josh, and Nick Greene discuss the start of the men’s World Cup in Russia, including exuberant Spanish-language goal calls, the World Cup debut of replay review, and whether American fans should root for archrival Mexico. U.S. Open...

Duration:01:17:02

Trumpcast: "It's All Too Much, and We Still Have to Care."

6/17/2018
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Slate's Dahlia Lithwick reads her cover story from earlier this week, "It's All Too Much, and We Still Have to Care."

Duration:00:10:36

Working: How Does a New York City Archaeologist Work?

6/17/2018
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What does it mean to be an archaeologist in one of the world’s biggest cities? In this episode, Jordan talks to Alyssa Loorya, an archaeologist whose job it is to find out exactly what’s buried under New York City. Along with her Brooklyn-based firm, Chrysalis Archaeology, Alyssa uncovers all kinds of amazing cultural resources as a consultant on construction sites in the city’s many historic districts. From a 19th-century beer hall on the Bowery to the old alms house buried under City Hall...

Duration:00:55:03

Slate Money: The House of Cards Edition

6/16/2018
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Bad Blood, Netflix, and Just Capital on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck and John Carreyrou. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.

Duration:00:49:38

Today From Slate: Iron Tower, Glass Walls

6/15/2018
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Pierre Bienaimé has three things to know today—from the latest trade war salvo, to Paul Manafort's jailing, to the Eiffel Tower.

Duration:00:03:04

Gist: The Heisenberg Presidency

6/15/2018
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On The Gist, why he lies: a new theory. “I’ve hit rock bottom. I’m writing for a cartoon.” Such were the thoughts of Mike Reiss when he joined the writers’ room for The Simpsons in 1989. Thirty years later, he’s worked on all but two seasons of the show, and says it’s had one real impact: making television smarter and faster. Reiss’ book, co-written with Mathew Klickstein, is Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies From a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons. In the...

Duration:00:29:47

Hit Parade's Music Trivia: The MTV and Alt-Rock Edition

6/15/2018
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Hit Parade's The Bridge is back, and this time it's tackling some music trivia about the heyday of MTV, and some alt-rock favorites. Play along at home and quiz yourself by listening to The Bridge. If you’d like to be a contestant on an upcoming show, sign up for a Slate Plus membership, and then enter as a contestant here. You can also enter if you’re already a Slate Plus member. Want your question featured in an upcoming show? Email hitparade@slate.com. Podcast production by T. J. Raphael

Duration:00:18:21

I Have to Ask: Anthony Bourdain: A Previously Unaired Conversation from 2017

6/15/2018
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Anthony Bourdain—the late chef and author—talks about his mistakes, the #MeToo movement, and Harvey Weinstein. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs.

Duration:00:24:08

Today From Slate: A Gift Unlike Any Other for President Trump

6/15/2018
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Jayson De Leon has a few things to start your day – from the NY State Attorney General's gift to Donald Trump to a heated exchange in the White House press room.

Duration:00:05:22

Better Life Lab: Your Work May Be Killing You

6/15/2018
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Bragging about being overworked is not badge of honor. Economists say the way we work has become so stressful it’s now the fifth leading cause of death. That’s according to Jeff Pfeffer, a Stanford business professor and author of some of the first meta-analyses of the health costs of the modern workplace. What will it take for us to transform the way we work and live — as individuals, as organizations, and as a culture — in order to make time for both meaningful work and fuller, healthier...

Duration:00:27:19

Spoiler Specials: Hereditary

6/15/2018
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Dana Stevens, Rachel Syme, and Lena Wilson spoil Hereditary. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder

Duration:01:25:35

Gist: When Border Policy Crosses the Line

6/14/2018
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On The Gist, McClatchy White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez explains the ramifications of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy to prosecute migrants who cross the border illegally. One early consequence: The U.S. government needs more places to detain children separated from their parents. In the Spiel, the nasty things celebrities say—and their supposedly enormous power to get people to vote stupidly.

Duration:00:29:18

Political: The “Special Place in Hell” Edition

6/14/2018
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John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Dahlia Lithwick discuss the U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, Husted v. A. Philip Randolph at the Supreme Court, and the impact of Trump on Tuesday’s primaries. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/gabfestplus. Twitter: @SlateGabfest Facebook: facebook.com/Gabfest Email: gabfest@slate.com Show notes at slate.com/gabfest

Duration:00:52:30