News and Politics
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 25 2014 11:44 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Sept. 25 2014 8:51 PMFrom Good to GreatWhen it came to civil rights, Eric Holder was a top-notch attorney general. Too bad he didn’t serve in a less partisan moment.
Politics
Sept. 25 2014 2:13 PMState CrimesJohn Crawford looks to have been murdered. Even worse, the police who killed him are probably free to kill again.
Politics
Sept. 25 2014 11:55 AMThe One Issue Everyone Supports—Except the Republican Party
History
Sept. 24 2014 11:48 PM“Your Future Is Very Dark”The incredible story of former CIA agent John T. Downey, the longest held American captive of war.
The World
Sept. 24 2014 4:44 PMWhy Is the U.S. Bombing ISIS and ISIS’s Sworn Enemy?
History
Sept. 24 2014 10:03 AMRefugees of the Bosphorus Istanbul, 1944: A Bloomingdale’s executive and a future Pope teamed with Jewish intelligence agents to save hundreds of Eastern European Jews. 
History
Sept. 23 2014 11:45 PMAmerica in AfricaThe tragic, misunderstood history of Liberia—and why the United States has a special obligation to help it fight the Ebola epidemic.
Politics
Sept. 23 2014 6:06 PMNothing to See HereThe one national holiday Republicans want you to forget.
Politics
Sept. 23 2014 12:43 PMOccupy Wall StreetHow can Hillary Clinton be both a limousine liberal and a Saul Alinsky radical?
View From Chicago
Sept. 23 2014 11:39 AMObama Can Bomb Pretty Much Anything He Wants ToThe real constraint on a president’s war-making powers is political, not legal.
Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PMWhat Does It Mean to Be an American?Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
Over There
Sept. 22 2014 1:29 PM“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
Politics
Sept. 22 2014 11:13 AMYour Own Personal Rand PaulHow the libertarian hero makes his foreign policy contradictions disappear.
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PMPeople’s Climate March in PhotosHundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Foreigners
Sept. 25 2014 9:26 PMHow Mexico Has Reduced Its Murder Rate by 29 PercentAn interview with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Over There
Sept. 25 2014 2:28 PMRwanda, 20 Years LaterUnanswered (and unanswerable) questions from the genocide. 
View From Chicago
Sept. 25 2014 1:52 PMEric Holder’s LegacyHe wanted it to be about civil rights. Much to his chagrin, it will be.
The World
Sept. 25 2014 11:18 AMHow Many Ways Can the Ayatollah Express His Hate for America on Twitter? Lots.
Foreigners
Sept. 24 2014 8:00 PM“Why Are We So Busy Trying Not to Offend Putin?”An interview with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite.
Over There
Sept. 24 2014 1:12 PM“I Really Couldn’t Get My Mind Around What Had Happened” Why Philip Gourevitch kept going back to Rwanda. 
Jurisprudence
Sept. 24 2014 8:49 AMFamous Supreme Court Plaintiffs: a QuizCan you recognize Dred Scott? Jane Roe? Ernesto Miranda?
Foreigners
Sept. 23 2014 6:40 PMCoalition of the PresentableDon’t believe the official version. Meet America’s real allies in the fight against ISIS.
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PMThe Right TargetWhy Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
Over There
Sept. 23 2014 12:16 PMAnother Intervention?   Anti-ISIS airstrikes aren’t about keeping Americans safe.  
The World
Sept. 23 2014 10:55 AMIt’s Likely That the Airstrikes in Syria Will Eventually Benefit America’s Enemies
Politics
Sept. 22 2014 5:33 PMThe Politics of StigmaWhy are lighter-skinned Latinos and Asians more likely to vote Republican?
The World
Sept. 22 2014 12:30 PMTurkey Just Got Forty-Six Hostages Back From ISIS. How Did That Happen?
The World
Sept. 22 2014 11:10 AMWhy I Was Depressed by Moscow’s Big Anti-War March
Weigel
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