1. The South
The way she said "correction" (re the dog),
the greed in it,
the glee, told me that she'd do anything
her feelings, drive them home—her reign, thank heaven,
two provincial acres, slavery gone.
How is drainage of the blood from tissues
different from the water
seeping out of swamps above the treeline
into streams then rivers?
As much force in us as in an atom's
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.