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Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.

Slate's Daily Podcast includes the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, our sports show Hang Up and Listen, the Double X Gabfest, the Audio Book Club, and Manners for the Digital Age. You'll also find audio versions of Slate articles and other special features.
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Episodes

Slate Money: The Mobile Monopoly Edition

7/21/2018
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Google’s $5 Billion fine, NYC’s public transit woes, and WeWork banning meat on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski. In the Slate Plus segment, Annie, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and economic illiteracy among politicians. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, Production by Max Jacobs and Shasha Léonard.

Duration:00:46:56

Amicus: The Scalia Factor

7/21/2018
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In the first of a series of deep dives into great legal reads this summer, Dahlia Lithwick talks with Rick Hasen, author of “The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption” about civil discourse, rock star justices, and what Justice Scalia would have thought of President Trump. Please let us know what you think of Amicus. Join the discussion of this episode on Facebook. Our email is amicus@slate.com. Podcast production by Sara Burningham.

Duration:00:50:06

Gist: Bobcat Revival

7/20/2018
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On The Gist, ideals are better when kept as general as possible because the more specific the get, the more exclusive they become. Bobcat Goldthwait made a name for himself with an oddball stand-up act complete with shrieks, grunts, and experimental jokes. But some 10 years after burying that character, his latest work is as a writer and director. His TruTV anthology series, Misfits & Monsters, mashes up television tropes within the genres of horror and comedy. In the Spiel, Zoe Chace...

Duration:00:20:17

I Have to Ask: Annie Lowrey

7/20/2018
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Annie Lowrey is the author of ‘Give People Money’ and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. She sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss how a universal basic income could help American workers, whether we should be skeptical of an idea loved by Silicon Valley titans, and how to create a welfare state that is less vulnerable to political attacks. Email: ask@slate.comTwitter: @IHaveToAskPod Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to I Have to Ask via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify,...

Duration:00:32:16

Trumpcast: The Pieces of the Mueller Puzzle

7/20/2018
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Garrett Graff, a contributor at WIRED and the executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity & Technology Program, about the shape of the Mueller investigation. How has the role of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein evolved over the last year? Plus, what's the mood amongst intelligence officials at the Aspen Security Forum?

Duration:00:34:50

Gist: Democracy Dies in Dark Money

7/19/2018
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On The Gist, about those outlandish celebrity baby names. When the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision made unlimited campaign contributions legal, one state put up a fight. In Dark Money, documentary filmmaker Kim Reed and journalist John Adams exposed the influence of anonymous campaign contributions on Montana’s state government even before the Supreme Court rubber-stamped the problem. In the Spiel, would the high road be so easy to take if Papa John’s pizza were delicious?

Duration:00:26:03

Studio 360: Making it in Cleveland

7/19/2018
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The coasts are not the only cultural centers in America: Kurt Andersen takes a trip to the FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. A musician pays the bills as a Mastering Quality Control Technician for movies and TV shows. And what we can learn about the Bible from Beyoncé. This episode is brought to you by LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network and a better way to find great talent. Go to linkedin.com/studio360 for $50 off of your first job post.

Duration:00:52:35

Gabfest: The "Double Negative" Edition Live from Glenside, PA

7/19/2018
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are live in Glenside, PA to discuss the fallout of the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki and the latest indictments of Maria Butina and the 12 Russian officers. Plus, with midterms on the horizon, who in the Democratic party is positioning themselves for a 2020 presidential nomination? 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:...

Duration:01:14:02

The Surprising Reason Why the Gender Pay Gap Hasn’t Shrunk

7/19/2018
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It gets more intense every year — the drive to work longer and longer hours. And there’s striking new research that shows that women, who already get paid less than men, are put at a distinct disadvantage by an American job market that rewards overwork rather than performance. In the final episode of season one of Better Life Lab, we hear from Youngjoo Cha, a sociologist at Indiana University and an expert on overwork and gender. Her research shows that, while the education gap is closing...

Duration:00:31:41

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Blockchain Baby Names Edition

7/19/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss how to pick a baby's last name, the allure of Avenger's pajamas, salvaging a love of baseball out of a personal hatred, driving in cars with teens, and how to deal when your boy keeps getting called a girl at school.

Duration:00:57:52

Important Announcement from El Gabfest en Inglés

7/19/2018
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Tune into this short announcement to know more - featuring host León Krauze, producer Paulina Velasco, and panelists Fernando Pizarro, Janet Rodriguez, Dori Toribio, and Ariel Moutsatsos.

Duration:00:02:04

Anuncio Importante de El Gabfest en Español

7/19/2018
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Escuchen este pequeño resumen para saber más - con León Krauze, su productora Paulina Velasco, y sus panelistas Fernando Pizarro, Janet Rodriguez, Dori Toribio y Ariel Moutsatsos.

Duration:00:02:32

The Waves (formerly Double X): The Live From D.C. Edition

7/19/2018
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This week, Christina, Veralyn and June record live from The Hamilton. They discus mens rights activists, talk to Ellen Stofan, the first female director of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and former chief scientist at NASA, answer "Is it sexist?" questions, and rock out to the tunes of local post-punk band, Bacchae. Producer: Veralyn Williams

Duration:00:58:23

Gist: A Piece of Pai

7/18/2018
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On The Gist, Girl Scouts are earning cybersecurity merit badges. Sinclair Broadcast Group is trying to acquire Tribune Media so it can extend its television reach, but Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is throwing up roadblocks, which is odd because Sinclair is so pro-Trump. NPR’s David Folkenflik joins us to explain exactly what’s going on and why Pai is hindering the company he previously seemed to help. In the Spiel, Vladimir Putin’s denials that he has Donald Trump in...

Duration:00:30:26

If Then: How a Top Twitter Exec Tackles Trolls

7/18/2018
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On this week’s If Then, Will Oremus is joined by guest co-host Maya Kosoff from Vanity Fair. They discuss the latest Congressional dog and pony show involving the big social media platforms. They’ll get into a controversy over whether Facebook should ban the prominent conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of InfoWars. Meanwhile, there’s a new owner of the title “wealthiest person in modern history.” They’ll talk about who that is and what it says about our economy. Later, Will is joined by Vijaya...

Duration:00:48:35

The Good Fight: Jake Sullivan

7/18/2018
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In this episode of The Good Fight, Yascha Mounk talks to Jake Sullivan, who was responsible for domestic policy on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, about the reasons why Democrats should embrace a more radical and imaginative economic policy in 2020. For more on Sullivan’s argument, see his recent article in Democracy Journal. Email: thegoodfight@newamerica.org Twitter:@Yascha_Mounk This podcast was made in collaboration with New America. Podcast production by John T. Williams.

Duration:00:58:58

Culture Gabfest: Grasping at Straws Edition

7/18/2018
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Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss the film "Leave No Trace", Sacha Baron Coen's new show "Who is America?" and plastic straw bans as an agent of change and/or useless virtue signaling.

Duration:01:04:09

Gist: The Schoolyard President

7/17/2018
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On The Gist, the crocodile massacre in Indonesia that got no attention. Work-life balance gets a lot of lip service, but we rarely pull it off. Brigid Schulte, host of the Better Life Lab podcast, is looking for solutions in a world of late-night work emails, shaky job security, and Workaholics Anonymous meetings. Better Life Lab is a partnership of Slate and New America. In the Spiel, president Trump’s mea culpa was delivered with all the skill of a fourth-grader.

Duration:00:24:46

Trumpcast: The Man Putin Singled Out

7/17/2018
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Bill Browder, Head of the Global Magnitsky Justice campaign, about the moment his name came up during the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki. Why does Vladimir Putin want him more than just about anybody else in the world? Plus, Putin's lies vs. Trump's lies. Go to simplisafe.com/trumpcast and start protecting your home today.

Duration:00:20:20

Dear Prudence: The "Weapons Grade Pettiness" Edition

7/17/2018
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Prudence is joined this week by media critic Anita Sarkeesian. Together, they tackle letters about how to talk to your friends who aren’t receptive to your concerns that they may be co-opting your cultural and religious practices, what actions you can take to counter your neighbor’s girlfriend’s petty/childish/jealous behavior, should you consider talking to law enforcement about your neighbor’s drunk driving habits, how to talk with your sibling who feels abandoned after you left your...

Duration:00:49:12