What Is the Far Right’s Endgame? A Society That Suppresses the Majority.Nancy MacLean, author of an intellectual biography of James McGill Buchanan, explains how this little-known libertarian’s work is influencing modern-day politics.
HIV/AIDS Advocates Fear the New GOP Healthcare Bill Will Devastate Treatment and Prevention Efforts
Tragic FlawPrudie counsels a letter writer whose boyfriend lied about how his brother died.
Help! My Husband Is Having Sex With Our Marriage Counselor.Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Inside Higher Ed
How Is New York’s Free College Program Actually Going to Work?As thousands of applications come in, questions remain about the implementation of Gov. Cuomo’s initiative.
The GrandmannyMy dad came out when I was a teenager. I couldn’t understand how hard he had it until I became a parent myself.
Undercover LoverPrudie counsels a man whose wife wants him to get a girlfriend, but only if it’s kept secret.
Help! I Was Depressed and Neglected My Personal Hygiene. Do I Owe My Boss an Apology?Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
This Year’s NYC Pride Parade Will Be Televised, Fulfilling the Original Parade’s Mission of Queer Visibility
Great ExpectationsPrudie advises a woman whose husband thinks it’s fine that she works and does all the parenting.
Swim Lessons Won’t Keep Your Toddler From DrowningIn fact, they could put your child at higher risk.
Runaway Pre-BridePrudie advises a letter writer who is fortysomething, wants to marry, but never likes a guy for more than a year.
Watching the DetectivesAs the Waldorf Astoria transforms into posh condos, there’s one luxury amenity it’s unlikely to get back: its intrepid in-house sleuths.