News and Politics
Frame Game
Nov. 12 2014 9:34 AMDivine RevisionHow Mormons will come to accept homosexuality.
Foreigners
Nov. 11 2014 5:48 PMRussia Gets ReligionIs Vladimir Putin trying to build a new Orthodox empire?
The World
Nov. 11 2014 3:44 PM​Ebola Isn’t That Hard to Contain. So How Did It Get So Out of Control in the First Place?
The World
Nov. 11 2014 1:36 PMThe Obama Administration’s One Human Rights Success Story Isn’t Looking So Great Now
Jurisprudence
Nov. 11 2014 10:50 AMAfter the Deepwater Horizon Oil SpillThe Great Invisible reveals what happened to the victims.
Politics
Nov. 10 2014 9:39 PMTim Scott Will Rise AgainHe is the first black senator elected from the Deep South since Reconstruction. Why? Because he doesn’t represent black voters.
The World
Nov. 10 2014 4:00 PMWould ISIS Fall Apart If Its Reclusive Leader Were Killed?
Politics
Nov. 9 2014 11:09 PMCrazy SmartWhy the Tea Party is more savvy, sophisticated, and disciplined than you think.
Propublica
Nov. 7 2014 4:27 PMIs the Army Working to Deny Benefits to Veterans?And other great watchdog journalism from this week.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 7 2014 12:16 PMAn Unexpected Triumph for JusticeConservatives spent millions this election cycle trying to unseat progressive judges—and they lost every time.
War Stories
Nov. 7 2014 11:45 AMThe Day the Wall Came DownWhy the fall of the Berlin Wall led to the world we know today.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 7 2014 9:01 AMSober in StockholmBooze-free clubbing is Sweden’s latest party craze.
View From Chicago
Nov. 6 2014 11:41 PMLegacy TimeWhat Obama can accomplish in two years without any cooperation from Congress.
Politics
Nov. 6 2014 7:16 PMForget the Republican MandateWhy the president could govern with the midterm election’s nonvoters in mind.​
The World
Nov. 6 2014 4:11 PMCan You Create a Formula to Predict Genocide?
Politics
Nov. 11 2014 7:18 PMHearing ImpairmentHow Loretta Lynch’s confirmation could become the next skirmish over immigration and executive action.
Politics
Nov. 11 2014 5:44 PMWhat Could the Democrats Have Done Differently?Not much. But what they need now is bolder economic ideas, not second-guessing.
Politics
Nov. 11 2014 3:24 PMDefending the UnionSocial conservatives are riding high after defeating several Republicans who endorsed gay marriage. They want more.
Foreigners
Nov. 11 2014 11:14 AMWould an Iranian Nuclear Deal Be Good for Human Rights?Maybe. But a breakdown in talks could usher in another brutal crackdown.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 11 2014 7:47 AMThe Supreme Court’s Gerrymandering ConundrumDid Alabama legislators redraw district lines to hurt Democrats or to disenfranchise black voters?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 10 2014 6:45 PMObamacare Is Doomed! Everybody Panic!Not so fast, progressives. It’s far from a sure thing that the Supreme Court will destroy the Affordable Care Act.
The World
Nov. 10 2014 12:48 PMThe Leaders of Japan and China Just Shared One of History’s Most Awkward Handshakes
Video
Nov. 7 2014 5:30 PMHarvard Students Take a 1964 Literacy Test  It doesn’t go well. 
Foreigners
Nov. 7 2014 12:56 PM“The Japan-U.S. Alliance Is the Cornerstone of Japanese Diplomacy and Foreign Relations”An interview with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Politics
Nov. 7 2014 11:51 AMWhy Did No One Listen to Ed Gillespie?Super PACs and donors didn’t think the Republican had a chance in Virginia’s Senate race. They were wrong. 
Doublex
Nov. 7 2014 10:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Katy Waldman read about Jian Ghomeshi and “the large, triumphant, tax-cutting elephant in the room.”
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 6 2014 11:55 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Nov. 6 2014 11:33 PMThe Disunited States of AmericaGridlock is only a symptom. Why our democracy may be hardwired to fail for a generation.
Politics
Nov. 6 2014 6:04 PMPipeline PoliticsPresident Obama has been stalling on Keystone XL for years. Now he finally has to make a decision.
The World
Nov. 6 2014 3:01 PMHow Do America’s Abortion Laws Compare to the Rest of the World’s?

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