Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Bulldoze Jane Jacobs

The celebrated urban thinker wrote the blueprint for how we revitalize cities. It’s time to draw up new plans.

Front Pages the Morning After a Demagogue Won the GOP Nomination

The Real Reason the Religious Right Opposes Trans Equality. (It Isn’t Bathroom Predators.)

The Reporting on Prince’s Death Reveals That We Have No Idea What “Addiction” Really Means

Could One Man’s Harrowing Story of Rape Encourage More Male Victims to Come Forward?

Surprise! The Best Part of Game of Thrones Is Bran Stark and His Weird Tree.

Most Recent See All
In Case You Missed It
Cover Story
Donald Trump, Baby Boomer He wasn’t at Woodstock—or in Vietnam—but Trump can only be understood as a product of his generation.
Where Foodies Fear to Tread Allrecipes reveals what Americans actually cook, and it’s the opposite of the dishes we talk about most.
Crime He Was an Ideal Spokesman for Sex Offenders’ Rights. Then He Got Arrested for Texting a Minor.
History The Real Reason Andrew Jackson Adopted an Indian Orphan
The Dictator’s Right-Hand Man Paul Manafort has rescued the reputations of global tyrants and oligarchs. Getting Trump elected will be a cinch.
  • The Moment Ryan Holiday Talks Stoicism and Why Ego Is the Enemy
  • The Gist Should Donald Trump Run Away From Mike Tyson’s Endorsement? Here’s Why Not.
  • Trumpcast Trumpcast: A Brief History of the Drumpfs
  • Lexicon Valley The Blaccent: What Does It Mean to Sound Black?