Blame the PoliceSandra Bland’s arrest and death are a national scandal. The police are responsible.
“Haitian Devil, Go to Your Country”The heartbreaking plight of Haitian refugees, caught between a country that doesn’t want them and one that can’t support them.
Trump’s Not Done YetWhy his comments about McCain and his doxing of Graham won’t end his candidacy.
More Than a Food FightWhy Hillary should take the Black Lives Matter Netroots fracas seriously.
Roads & Kingdoms
Slow Boat to YemenWith thousands fleeing the war-torn country, getting in isn’t that easy.
What We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 13, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Fates Worse Than Death?Justice Kennedy’s own logic shows why he should make the Supreme Court abolish capital punishment.
Europe Didn’t WinGreece’s leaders appear to have folded. But the rift between its citizens and the rest of the continent won’t be so easily fixed.
“Somersaults of Statutory Interpretation”Justice Scalia warns that his fellow justices’ opinions are a danger to the nation.
Should Colorado Execute James Holmes?A jury will soon sentence the mentally ill mass murderer.
The TrumpeterDonald Trump is unlikely to be president for many reasons. One is his lack of modesty.
“These People Need to Know What We Have Gone Through”The victims of crime who go to prisons to confront criminals, and why they do it.
The Case for Covering TrumpThe Donald can’t win the nomination, but the media has a duty to cover his bigoted, doomed, PR stunt of a campaign anyway.
What Happened at Slate This Week?How I learned that you shouldn’t assume the worst of people solely because they disagree with you about a TV show.
When Prosecutors Believe the UnbelievableA man is finally freed, but that doesn’t mean the system worked.
Going the DistanceScott Walker has a disciplined stump speech that delights conservatives. And he can deliver it in his sleep.
Why Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Neocons Hate the Iran DealHint: It has nothing to do with the deal.
The Art of the DealCongress has a clear choice: Approve this deal or watch Iran grow stronger.
Made in WisconsinScott Walker thinks being governor will make him a great president. Actually, that’s unlikely.
The Real Immigration Wild Card Republicans are scared of what Donald Trump will say on the debate stage—but it’s John Kasich who could really shake things up.