News and Politics
Politics
Dec. 9 2014 11:58 PMDid the CIA Go Rogue After 9/11?The Senate Intelligence Report raises painful questions about who watches the watchers.
View From Chicago
Dec. 9 2014 4:39 PMWhy Obama Won’t Prosecute TorturersThey clearly violated the law.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2014 8:13 AMGrand Juries Should Be AbolishedThe secrecy, lack of oversight, and disregard for the rules of evidence do not serve justice.
The World
Dec. 8 2014 6:20 PMYes, He’s Evil, But ISIS’s Mysterious Leader Should Still Be Time’s Person of the Year
The World
Dec. 8 2014 4:30 PMWhy Is Modern Warfare So Deadly for Children?
Slate Picks
Dec. 6 2014 12:44 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? Senior technology writer Will Oremus shares what stories intrigued him at the magazine this week. 
Crime
Dec. 5 2014 6:37 PMLoose Cigarettes Today, Civil Unrest TomorrowThe racist, classist origins of broken windows policing.
Politics
Dec. 5 2014 5:09 PMWhat We Lost With the Loss of the New RepublicThe magazine’s heterodox liberalism is what made it unique. And it’s that very voice that is being crowded out.
Politics
Dec. 5 2014 4:48 PMCount the DeadPresident Obama must demand an accurate tally of the people killed by law enforcement.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 5 2014 12:58 PMGreek GangsStates should treat rogue fraternities as criminal organizations and seize their assets.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 5 2014 7:35 AMNomads on the GridAn ambitious program is bringing modern tech to Mongolia’s 800,000-strong nomadic population.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 4 2014 11:48 PMAre Parents Obliged to Pay for College?Strangely, it may depend on whether they’re divorced.
Politics
Dec. 4 2014 4:13 PMThe Smart MoneyIs it possible to spend too much money in politics? Sheldon Adelson is about to find out.
The World
Dec. 4 2014 1:27 PMPutin Says Crimea Is Russia’s “Temple Mount”
Politics
Dec. 3 2014 7:25 PMA Blast From the PastCan Jeb Bush survive his own party?
Politics
Dec. 9 2014 5:51 PMPolitical SacrificeWhy Democrats are feeding Jonathan Gruber to the wolves.
The World
Dec. 9 2014 3:23 PMSyria Is Breaking the Planet’s Bank
Frame Game
Dec. 8 2014 11:53 PMA Conservative Case for Gay MarriageHow to talk to your antigay religious relatives about same-sex unions.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 8 2014 4:54 PMThis Case Cries Out for DisclosureWhat were grand jurors told about Eric Garner’s death?
The World
Dec. 8 2014 3:54 PMCould Natural Disasters Threaten Asia’s Economic Miracle?
Politics
Dec. 5 2014 6:55 PMThe Conservative Case for Reforming the PoliceAnd how to do it, in three steps.
The World
Dec. 5 2014 6:16 PMDon’t Assume Benjamin Netanyahu’s Job Is Safe
Propublica
Dec. 5 2014 5:02 PMLobbying Pays Off. Handsomely.#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica
Dispatches
Dec. 5 2014 2:34 PM“I Only Wish I Could Get Out and Join Them”Scenes from the Eric Garner protests in New York City.
Politics
Dec. 5 2014 10:56 AMRepublicans Fire Their First Immigration Shots—at Each Other The GOP is already bitterly divided on the best way to fight Obama’s executive action.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 4 2014 11:56 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
The World
Dec. 4 2014 6:17 PMChina’s New Execution Rules Could Lead to an Organ Shortage
Politics
Dec. 4 2014 3:55 PMShoot FirstWhen cops’ first instinct is to use force, we shouldn’t be surprised that people will die.
Politics
Dec. 3 2014 8:24 PMOf Course It Happened AgainWhy no one should be surprised NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo wasn’t indicted in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Supreme Court Dispatches
Dec. 3 2014 6:45 PMHeavy LiftingThe Supreme Court is flummoxed by pregnancy discrimination and semicolons.

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