News and Politics
Foreigners
April 6 2014 7:30 AMUnreconciled RwandaTwenty years after the genocide, the country has made tremendous progress. But how much can survivors forgive murderers?
Weigel
April 4 2014 5:56 PMDemocratic Panic Watch: The Post-Filibuster, Still-Horrible Nominee Process
The World
April 4 2014 3:32 PMIs the Death Penalty Starting to Make a Global Comeback?
Weigel
April 4 2014 12:39 PMRepublicans Poll to Expand the Senate Map
Weigel
April 4 2014 10:52 AMWho Will Be America’s Greatest-Ever Free Speech Hero?
Roads & Kingdoms
April 4 2014 8:15 AMTouring the Crash Site That Sparked the Rwandan Genocide
The Slate Quiz
April 3 2014 11:44 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings and special contestant John Hodgman!
Weigel
April 3 2014 6:43 PMWhy Mississippi Republicans Freaked Out Over One Dude at a Gun Show
Weigel
April 3 2014 5:51 PMBrendan Eich Is Your New Phil Robertson
Weigel
April 3 2014 11:53 AMIf You Criticize Wealthy Donors, You’re Basically Hitler
Weigel
April 3 2014 10:08 AMAnti-Abortion Filmmakers Say They Were Censored by Kickstarter
Weigel
April 3 2014 8:43 AMPaul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Guru Still Expects Some Legislation “This Year”
Weigel
April 2 2014 6:37 PMMarco Rubio Won’t Try to Run for the Presidency and the Senate Simultaneously (Hint, Hint)
Jurisprudence
April 2 2014 5:28 PMJustice Roberts Hearts BillionairesThe chief either doesn’t believe, or doesn’t care, that money corrupts politics.
Weigel
April 2 2014 5:04 PMShaun McCutcheon: “If You’re Willing to Spread Ideas, You Should Be in Favor of Transparency”
Politics
April 4 2014 6:17 PMRole ReversalIf conservatives are upset about Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation, why aren’t they concerned with protecting ordinary Americans?
The World
April 4 2014 5:05 PMPlease, Russia, Don’t Vindicate Tom Friedman’s Silly McDonald’s Theory
Jurisprudence
April 4 2014 3:03 PMAll Eyes on ObamaObama needs to put his money where his mouth is on campaign finance reform.
The World
April 4 2014 12:22 PMMore Than 30 Countries Got to See Captain America Before America
Weigel
April 4 2014 9:09 AMWhy Did Nobody Care Enough to Vote for D.C.’s Mayor?
Frame Game
April 4 2014 8:12 AMPurge the BigotsBrendan Eich is just the beginning. Let’s oust everyone who donated to the campaign against gay marriage.
Foreigners
April 3 2014 9:34 PMThe Arab Spring’s One Bright SpotAn interview with Tunisia’s interim prime minister, Mehdi Jomaa.
Politics
April 3 2014 5:53 PMDown and OutThe single fact that powerfully explains why black Americans have such a hard time climbing the economic ladder. 
Weigel
April 3 2014 2:04 PMSarah Palin, Paul Ryan, and the Clash of Cynicisms
The World
April 3 2014 11:00 AMAmerica’s Bizarre and Ill-Advised Plan to Build a Fake Twitter to Topple Castro
The World
April 3 2014 9:46 AMThere Are Now 1 Million Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, a Country of 4.5 Million People
Politics
April 2 2014 11:06 PMFreedom Isn’t FreeThe PR campaigns to make Shaun McCutcheon, the Koch brothers, and other wealthy donors more famous and less infamous.
Jurisprudence
April 2 2014 5:41 PMThe Devastating, Sneaky Genius of John Roberts’ OpinionsHis McCutcheon decision pretends to be mild but then wrecks what remains of campaign-finance law.
Weigel
April 2 2014 5:14 PMDemocrat With Little Chance of Winning Says McCutcheon Is the Worst Decision “Since Dred Scott
The World
April 2 2014 4:38 PMInteractive Chart Shows Twenty Years of Global Migration

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