News and Politics
News and Politics
Foreigners
July 9 2015 7:30 AMChina’s War Against One American JournalistChina is trying to silence this Radio Free Asia reporter by making his family disappear.  
Politics
July 8 2015 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Two Latino ProblemsRepublicans aren’t just alienating Latinos. They are turning off some white voters along the way.
Politics
July 8 2015 4:53 PMA Matter of TrustHillary Clinton doesn’t like questions about her emailing habits, but they are utterly legitimate questions to ask. 
Faith-based
July 8 2015 5:06 AMThe United States Is a Country of ConvertsBut how does it feel about one being president? 
Jurisprudence
July 7 2015 2:07 PMTexas Could Become an Even More Dangerous PlaceThe state Supreme Court just gave itself the power to strike down health and safety regulations it finds “oppressive.”
Politics
July 5 2015 7:12 PMI Haven’t Got Time for the ’PaignFinally, a browser extension that will allow you to filter out campaign coverage until it really matters.
The Slate Quiz
July 3 2015 1:30 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
History
July 2 2015 6:03 PMThe Landscape of Civil War CommemorationHow, when, and where the North and South memorialize the conflict.
Crime
July 2 2015 3:20 PMPut the Pumpkin in the BoatA new dictionary of prison slang.
Jurisprudence
July 2 2015 1:53 PMTry, Try AgainThe most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term.
Politics
July 1 2015 4:51 PMThe GOP Base Loves TrumpIt sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
History
July 1 2015 5:57 AM“Richmond Reoccupied by Men Who Wore the Gray” In 1890, the former Confederate capital erected a monument to Robert E. Lee—and reasserted white supremacy.
Politics
June 30 2015 6:23 PMIf You See a Chance, Take ItChris Christie’s doomed campaign and the hard lesson of presidential politics.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 5:23 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableSame-sex couples are entitled to equal treatment, even in Texas. 
View From Chicago
June 30 2015 3:26 PMA Fractious MajorityThe Supreme Court’s conservatives increasingly disagree with one another.
Foreigners
July 9 2015 5:00 AMEurope’s Turning PointAfter the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart.
Crime
July 8 2015 5:16 PMWhy Aren’t There More Black Prosecutors?Ninety-five percent of elected prosecutors in the U.S. are white.
Jurisprudence
July 8 2015 3:50 PMWhy Bill Cosby’s Court Statements Were RevealedHe gave up his privacy when he lectured black Americans.
Politics
July 7 2015 2:43 PMThe GOP’s Border WarDonald Trump and Jeb Bush are polar opposites on immigration. Where on the spectrum will the GOP fall?
Politics
July 6 2015 5:39 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Is the Left’s Ron PaulHe isn’t going to win his party’s nomination, but his popularity still matters. 
Photography
July 3 2015 11:12 AMGreece in CrisisPhotos from a nation struggling with closed banks, empty ATMs, rumors and uncertainty
Politics
July 2 2015 8:08 PMChris Christie’s Hard TruthsThe New Jersey governor wants to “tell it like it is.” That isn’t the whole truth.
Plus Roundups
July 2 2015 4:42 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of June 29, curated by Slate writers and editors.
The Breakfast Table
July 2 2015 2:05 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe biggest surprises of this term.
History
July 2 2015 10:00 AMThe Best Fourth of July Speech in American HistoryIt was delivered on the fifth of July.
Jurisprudence
July 1 2015 1:37 PMThe End of the Death Penalty?Recent Supreme Court opinions suggest there are five votes to abolish capital punishment.
Crime
June 30 2015 7:49 PMIs Bail Unconstitutional?Our broken system keeps the poor in jail and lets the rich walk free.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 6:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableMost of this term’s liberal rulings were just common sense.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 4:10 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableWill next year be spent litigating the spawn of Obergefell and Hobby Lobby?
Low Concept
June 30 2015 2:23 PMWith This Withering Dissent, I Thee WedSubversive language of love from the Supreme Court’s losers.

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