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    Gist: Electing the Muppet in Chief

    Gist: Electing the Muppet in Chief

    On the Gist, the missed opportunities of the South Carolina debates.
    In the interview, Mike talks with Eitan Hersh, professor of Political Science at Tufts University, about his new book Politics is for Power: How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change. They discuss political hobbyism and why your news consumption is actually a form of slacktivism.
    In the spiel, who’s the most like a muppet?
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    • 34 min
    Trumpcast: Fear is Our Common Political Enemy

    Trumpcast: Fear is Our Common Political Enemy

    In this Trumpcast Plus preview, Virginia Heffernan talks to Mormon writer and activist Sharlee Mullins Glenn about the use of fear to manipulate politics, mistaken conflations of Mormons and Evangelicals when talking about conservative Christians, wedge issues that put Republicans in a hard position, and more.
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    • 9 min
    Outward Classic: Our Queer Roots

    Outward Classic: Our Queer Roots

    A look back at our first episode:
    On the first episode, hosts Christina Cauterucci, Bryan Lowder, and New America’s Brandon Tensley—along with a smorgasbord of Slate staffers—reveal their queer roots. Does it all come down to crop tops? Then, in the debut Straight Studies segment, Slate features director Laura Bennett helps us decide if straight, cisgender people have roots too. Then Alex Barasch joins the gang to talk about his Washington Post piece, “Biology Is Not Destiny: Seeking a Scientific Explanation for Trans Identity Could Do More Harm Than Good.”
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    • 50 min
    What Next: The Toxic Combo Behind Colorado’s Police Shootings

    What Next: The Toxic Combo Behind Colorado’s Police Shootings

    Colorado has one of the highest rates of officer involved shootings in the country. After looking at the data, two reporters from Colorado Public Radio found that a complex mix of meth addiction, illegal firearms and car thefts are to blame. 

    Guest: Allison Sherry, Reporter for Colorado Public Radio
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    • 26 min
    Culture Gabfest: Portrait of Taylor on Fire

    Culture Gabfest: Portrait of Taylor on Fire

    This week on the Culture Gabfest, Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and guest host and Slate staff writer Dan Kois talk about Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire. Next, they discuss Taylor Swift’s documentary Miss Americana. Finally, the panel dives into “garbage language” a.k.a corporate buzzwords—unnecessary or effective? 

    On the Slate Plus segment this week, the panel discusses a contentious subject—whether Leonardo DiCaprio was already a star before Titanic?

    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Production assistance by Rachael Allen. Additional production help by Rosemary Belson.

    Outro Music: 'The Man' by Taylor Swift

    Endorsements

    Dan: Reading Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies before The Mirror & the Light, the third book in the trilogy, is released March 10. 

    Julia: Golden State by Ben H. Winters.

    Steve: “Reading Sade in the Age of Epstein” by Mitchell Abidor in The New York Review of Books.
     
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Gist: The New York Times is Ready to Rumble

    Gist: The New York Times is Ready to Rumble

    On the Gist, Bernie Sanders’ public access past.
    In the interview, journalist Conor Dougherty is here to talk about his new book Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America. They discuss potential solutions to the housing shortage in major cities, why we all flock to large metro hubs, and the difficulty of this problem when looking at people versus numbers.
    In the spiel, the rumble between the New York Times and West Side Story.
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    • 26 min

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