The Girls of Summers
What Harvard's president and his critics got wrong.
When we talk about gender or any other controversial topic, we "have to be willing to ask the question in ways that could face any possible answer that came out," Summers implored his audience. What brave and wise counsel. Now he just needs to follow it.
Will Saletan covers science, technology, and politics for Slate and says a lot of things that get him in trouble.
Photograph of Larry Summers by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP.