China Can’t Help Its Homeless Alone It once tried to ship them out of cities. Then it tried to shelter them. Now it’s asking NGOs for an assist.
Children Sue Over Climate ChangeIt’s like the plot of a Disney movie: 21 kids with gumption pitted against the president of the United States.
Hillary Clinton Missed Her Chance to Explain How She Would Defeat ISISIt’s the foreign policy question of our time, and she took a pass.
The Easy Days Are OverAfter Paris, this period of relative peace and easy libertarianism is coming to an end.
How to Regain Control of EuropeExtremists can't be allowed to capitalize on the continent's insecurity.
Why These Attacks Could Become More CommonThe murder of innocent civilians in Paris is horrendous. But this type of terrorism may soon be less rare.
Five Things to Know About the Paris AttackWhat the Paris attack tells us about ISIS—and will the United States be next?
Mitt Romney Can’t Save the GOPThe Republican establishment is getting nervous. But it is deluded if it thinks Mittens can bail them out.
Waller County Blames Sandra Bland’s Suicide on Her FamilyIn a motion, the county’s lawyers say Bland killed herself because her family failed to bail her out of jail.
Richard Glossip Describes Preparing to DieIn a remarkable interview with journalist Gabrielle Canon, he recounts the torture of counting down the hours to his execution.
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Robots Helping People ... SupposedlyThe cars are for real; the “ouija board” tools are not.
Why the Paris Terrorists Couldn’t Be StoppedFrench authorities have too many suspects to track and too many targets to protect.
Why Did the Killers Target the Eagles of Death Metal Concert?They attacked a young, multiethnic, bohemian vision of Paris that they cannot comprehend.
“How Stupid Are the People of Iowa?”Donald Trump insults everyone, especially Ben Carson. Is he finally fading?
The War We Need to FightThe West must fight Islamophobia and Islamist terrorism with the same unwavering resolve.
Why This Weekend Could Be Crucial in the Fight Against ISISISIS has rarely had to fight on more than one front at a time. That may finally change.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Ben Mathis-Lilley’s advice on avoiding jet lag, high court hairstyles, and the merits of 1920s monetary policy.
Syria’s Refugee Crisis Is Now a European EmergencyIf Europe doesn’t act fast, the EU will fall victim to the far right.
Roads & Kingdoms
Chile’s Women of the MinesWorking the famed copper reserves of the Atacama Desert has forever been a man’s domain. But that’s changing.
Subtlety Sucks!Our guest is tired of art that privileges subtlety over directness. We’ll hear out the finest nuances of his argument.
The A-WordTed Cruz is slamming Marco Rubio for once supporting amnesty. But are Cruz’s hands so clean?