Friday, June 6, 2008
Summary Judgment: Zohan Worth Messing With?
Mark Jordan Legan shares what the critics are saying about the new Adam Sandler comedy You Don't Mess with the Zohan, the John C. Reilly office farce The Promotion, and the animated film Kung Fu Panda. (Listen to the segment. Watch "Summary Judgment" on Slate V.)
Monday, June 2, 2008
Medical Examiner: Risks of Psychiatric Drugs on Fetuses
Pregnant women aren't supposed to take certain medications. A new study looks at the risks of psychiatric medications on fetuses. Medical contributor Dr. Sydney Spiesel speaks with host Madeleine Brand. (Listen to the segment.)
TODAY IN SLATE
The Right Target
Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
The NFL Has No Business Punishing Players for Off-Field Conduct. Leave That to the Teams.
Meet the Allies the U.S. Won’t Admit It Needs in Its Fight Against ISIS
I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights
Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.
Should You Recline Your Seat? Two Economists Weigh In.
How to Stop Ebola
Survivors might be immune. Let’s recruit them to care for the infected.
- School District Wants to Censor American History Curriculum to Make It More Patriotic
- U.S. Federal Prison Population Drops for the First Time in Decades
- Conservative Star D’Souza Avoids Jail Time for Illegal Campaign Contributions
- Moderate Chinese Intellectual Sentenced to Life in Prison After Show Trial
America in Africa
The tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.