News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
Aug. 6 2015 9:27 PMThe GOP’s Favorite Scapegoats in 2016?The Republican Party’s first primary debate offers a list of its favorite targets.
Politics
Aug. 6 2015 4:35 PMThe Instant Spin RoomWhat Twitter’s smartest liberals and conservatives are saying about the GOP debates.
History
Aug. 6 2015 3:26 PMAre We in the Midst of a New Civil Rights Era?How the year since Ferguson does—and doesn’t—resemble the midcentury movement.
Foreigners
Aug. 6 2015 1:22 PMSpeaking Truth to TerrorHistorian Robert Conquest revealed the horrors of the Soviet Union long before many were willing to believe.
War Stories
Aug. 6 2015 11:53 AMObama UnboundThe president has complete confidence in the Iran deal. His swagger is justified.
Crime
Aug. 5 2015 2:08 PMFive Other Black Lives That MatteredFamilies who lost loved ones to police violence in the years before Ferguson reflect on the year since.
Foreigners
Aug. 4 2015 2:54 PMIsrael’s Occupation Killed Ali DawabshehThe crimes of Jewish settlers have long been abetted by how Israel chooses to rule over the Palestinians.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 4 2015 11:26 AM“If We Launch a Gay Section, Will You Write for It?”How I covered the battle for marriage equality, from Windsor to Obergefell.
Politics
Aug. 3 2015 6:03 PMRaw EmotionJoe Biden’s “end of summer” decision is near.
Politics
Aug. 1 2015 3:18 PM“Protect Us Against Our Enemies”The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.     
Jurisprudence
July 31 2015 2:16 PMJudge Denies Legal Personhood to Chimps—for NowLGBTQ cases show that rights are not defined by who exercised them in the past.
Culturebox
July 31 2015 10:57 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
Roads & Kingdoms
July 31 2015 9:09 AMEurope’s Waiting RoomThe Syrian civil war has turned Edirne, Turkey, back into the waystation for refugees that it was nearly a century ago.
Foreigners
July 30 2015 5:59 PMEurope’s Other CrackdownAzerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression. 
Dispatches
July 29 2015 2:54 PMWho Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now?A lot of people. And the country has never been less equipped to absorb them.
Low Concept
Aug. 6 2015 7:08 PMThe Ronald Raven Name GeneratorUse our widget to Rick Perrify your own name.
Plus Roundups
Aug. 6 2015 3:50 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of Aug. 3, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Politics
Aug. 6 2015 2:04 PMWho Said It?GOP presidential candidate edition.
Crime
Aug. 6 2015 12:57 PM“That’s Our Standard in Policing … Fear”An ex–Baltimore cop explains why police are so violent toward young black men.
Politics
Aug. 6 2015 9:53 AMBush LeagueJeb is supposed to be the adult in the room. Will he finally prove it?
Ad Report Card
Aug. 4 2015 6:24 PMHillary Wants to Tell You About Her MomClinton appeals to women in her first campaign spots.
Politics
Aug. 4 2015 2:11 PMDebating Without the DonaldThe Republican field gathered to have a debate without the most interesting candidate in the race. 
Politics
Aug. 4 2015 11:04 AMHow to Save the Voting Rights ActWe need to stop trying to untangle racism and partisanship by agreeing on one simple idea. 
Politics
Aug. 2 2015 9:38 PMHow Ferguson Changed AmericaA year ago Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown. What has followed has been the greatest national reckoning on racism since the beating of Rodney King.
Politics
July 31 2015 7:42 PMNot Fit to LeadThe Iran hearings have shown how the Republican Party can no longer be trusted with the presidency.
Politics
July 31 2015 1:17 PMMr. MannersWhy Donald Trump may play the choir boy in next week’s GOP debate.
Behind the Scenes
July 31 2015 9:30 AMGetting It RightWe ain’t perfect. Corrections czar Miriam Krule on Slate’s policies on factual errors and typos.  
The Slate Quiz
July 31 2015 5:50 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Plus Roundups
July 30 2015 4:05 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
Jurisprudence
July 29 2015 2:21 PMHow America Can Prosecute More Poachers Like the Alleged Lion KillerA four-word fix would do it.

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