News and Politics
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 25 2014 11:45 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 23 2014 12:09 PMProtest Is Democracy at WorkWe should be grateful for people who take to the streets. 
Politics
Dec. 22 2014 8:17 PMDéjà BlueNew York City’s largest police union thinks it’s under attack by de Blasio. It’s felt that way about every mayor.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 22 2014 3:11 PMNorth Carolina’s Outrageous Abortion Requirement Is Struck DownA conservative judge sticks up for medical ethics and the First Amendment.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 22 2014 10:49 AMDomestic Violence Is ViolenceMass killers often start by stalking or assaulting women.
Politics
Dec. 21 2014 4:26 PMBattered and BluePolice departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Politics
Dec. 19 2014 6:30 PMAmerica, Truck Yeah!The United States’ latest SUV-buying binge shows how badly we needed President Obama’s fuel economy rules.
Crime
Dec. 19 2014 5:40 PMDumb and Dumber and DumbererMeet the men who set the gold standard for criminal incompetence in 2014.
Politics
Dec. 19 2014 4:28 PMOutsourced TerrorThe horrific stories of CIA-sponsored torture that aren’t in the Senate report.
Low Concept
Dec. 19 2014 4:05 PMThe James Flacco Name GeneratorUse our widget to Obamify your name.
Roads & Kingdoms
Dec. 19 2014 9:01 AMKing of the DumpHow a trash heap in Thailand became the scene of a philanthropic turf war.
The World
Dec. 18 2014 3:41 PMThis Is Not How We Imagined Cuba’s Isolation Would End   
Politics
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AMWhy Selma Matters TodayThe film offers a vital lesson for those who want to confront police violence today.
Culturebox
Dec. 17 2014 8:04 PMThe Sony Emails Are Fair GameNo, Aaron Sorkin, reporting on the hacked documents is not “spectacularly dishonorable.”
Politics
Dec. 17 2014 6:15 PMJet Fuel Is Cheap. Plane Tickets Aren’t.Airlines are making record profits. Don’t bet on them passing any of that money along to you.
Politics
Dec. 23 2014 4:12 PMThe Obama BoomWhat should Republicans say now that the GDP is growing, the deficit is shrinking, and gas prices are falling?
Foreigners
Dec. 22 2014 11:18 PMThe World Is Not Falling ApartNever mind the headlines. We’ve never lived in such peaceful times.
Foreigners
Dec. 22 2014 6:17 PMPlayed for a FoolThe Sony hacking story has unfolded just as North Korea’s propagandists would have wanted.
View From Chicago
Dec. 22 2014 1:54 PMThe Year of the DictatorDemocracy is stagnating around the world.
The World
Dec. 22 2014 10:27 AMColombia May Finally Be on the Verge of Peace
Politics
Dec. 19 2014 6:46 PMFast and LooseIt’s amazing how much the past 40 days have changed the president.
The World
Dec. 19 2014 5:53 PMSanctions Rarely Work. Why Does America Keep Using Them?
Politics
Dec. 19 2014 5:36 PMNever SurrenderWhy some Republicans are still chasing Benghazi.
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Politics
Dec. 19 2014 3:57 PMThe One Amendment We’re Not Willing to Give UpThe Senate torture report and Sony’s retreat are reminders of what Americans are willing to sacrifice—and what we aren’t.
The Slate Quiz
Dec. 18 2014 11:55 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Dec. 18 2014 3:03 PMThe Prelude to a RaceWhy Elizabeth Warren won’t run and Jeb Bush won’t win.
Political Gabfest
Dec. 18 2014 9:03 AMWe Were Doing It Wrong: The Very First Political GabfestWatch Emily, John, and David review their inaugural Gabfest from 2005.
War Stories
Dec. 17 2014 6:18 PMThe New Age of CyberwarfareWhy we should expect more attacks on companies like Sony Pictures. 
The World
Dec. 17 2014 5:29 PMObama’s Motives Are Clear, but Why Does Cuba Want to Re-establish Relations With the U.S.?

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