News and Politics
News and Politics
Politics
Feb. 16 2015 8:03 PMWhy St. Louis Should Move to IllinoisIt doesn’t belong in Missouri anymore.
Politics
Feb. 13 2015 6:24 PMObama’s Third Term?Why it’s so hard for Hillary Clinton to shake that charge.  
History
Feb. 13 2015 12:46 PMUnreconciled History Why even victims don’t have the right to rewrite the past.
Crime
Feb. 13 2015 11:39 AMDavid Carr’s First Big ScoopThe writer’s brio, bravery, and good humor are all there, right from the beginning.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 12 2015 11:49 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
War Stories
Feb. 12 2015 5:28 PMHow to Defeat Putin in UkraineArming the Ukrainians is a losing game. Instead, help Kiev succeed.
View From Chicago
Feb. 12 2015 2:30 PMUniversities Are Right—and Within Their Rights—to Crack Down on Speech and BehaviorStudents today are more like children than adults and need protection.
Plus Roundups
Feb. 12 2015 11:32 AMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of Feb. 9, curated by Slate writers and editors.  
Politics
Feb. 11 2015 8:12 PMOpen Mic DisasterThe FEC held a hearing. It revealed almost everything that’s wrong with American democracy.
War Stories
Feb. 11 2015 4:39 PMEmpty ThreatsWhy even a Republican-controlled Congress will give President Obama the authority to wage war.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 11 2015 9:36 AMThe Chief Justice Has Never Been Pulled Over in His LifeWhy John Roberts’ naiveté matters to anyone who cares about policing.
Politics
Feb. 10 2015 7:18 PMWhy Tax Reform Is DOAThe bipartisanship that once made it possible is ancient history. 
Politics
Feb. 10 2015 5:33 PMChristian SoldiersThe lynching and torture of blacks in the Jim Crow South weren’t just acts of racism. They were religious rituals.
History
Feb. 9 2015 11:53 PMThere Goes the Neighborhood, AgainA gentrifier digs deep into his new home’s past in pursuit of its true historic owners.
Politics
Feb. 9 2015 3:29 PMFor Christ’s SakeSome Republicans would rather defend Christianity from all criticism than stand clearly against religious violence. 
Politics
Feb. 16 2015 8:14 AMCan’t Stop, Won’t StopThe permanent campaign’s desperate, hungry, and even uncouth hunt for cash.
Slate Plus
Feb. 13 2015 1:01 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Not actually a Fifty Shades-themed newsletter, from Josh Voorhees.
Crime
Feb. 13 2015 11:43 AMThe Bad Cop DatabaseA radical new idea for keeping tabs on police misconduct.
Roads & Kingdoms
Feb. 13 2015 9:08 AMColombia’s Bloom BoomOn farms outside Bogotá, Valentine’s Day is less hearts and kisses and more big bucks and sore backs.
Politics
Feb. 12 2015 6:38 PMDon’t Ask Scott Walker About EvolutionEven if he does answer, it won’t tell you anything.
Foreigners
Feb. 12 2015 4:09 PMPutin Wins AgainThe new Ukrainian peace deal may be worse than no deal at all.
History
Feb. 12 2015 12:03 PMWho Owns Lincoln’s Papers?Important presidential documents are in the hands of anonymous private collectors. It’s time they shared these treasures with the public.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 12 2015 10:07 AMAnti-Abortion TerrorismTen ways that laws and law enforcement should protect clinic workers.
Politics
Feb. 11 2015 5:33 PMVoters Want a President Who Believes in Climate ChangeThey just don’t care enough to make it happen.
Politics
Feb. 11 2015 1:53 PMWhy Jon Stewart Was Bad for the Liberals Who Loved HimHe was hilarious, but I am glad to see him go.
Politics
Feb. 10 2015 8:07 PMSixteen ShotsChicago police have told their version of how 17-year-old black teen Laquan McDonald died. The autopsy tells a different story.
Crime
Feb. 10 2015 7:06 PMEight Foods That Cops Have Mistaken for DrugsIs that crystal meth—or a Jolly Rancher?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 10 2015 2:34 PMUnconscionable PracticeThis court ruling could mean the end of gay conversion therapy.
Politics
Feb. 9 2015 7:26 PMThe Wonder DrugWhy are drug courts denying heroin addicts the medicine they need?
Foreigners
Feb. 9 2015 2:04 PMWhy It’s So Hard to Know the Truth in ArgentinaNo one trusts the government, and spies seem to be everywhere.

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