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America Needs Anthony Kennedy to Stay Put

Republicans are practically begging him to retire. The justice himself knows exactly why he shouldn’t.

Kushner Called on Russia to Set Up a Secret Channel of Communications

Why Gianforte’s Apology to the Reporter He Assaulted Was So Worthless

The Slate Book Review

David Grann Drills Into History

And, as usual, locates a gusher of stories—this time about a dark, deadly Texas oil rush.


She’s Not Like Those Other Feminists 

Laura Kipnis’ lively, thrilling, maddening crusade against PC overreach in campus sexual politics.

Trayvon Martin’s Parents on the Emotional Costs of Seeing Their Son’s Murder Spark a Movement

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