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What Charles Barkley gets wrong about corporal punishment and black culture.

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Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PMA Farewell From Emily BazelonThe former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
The World
Sept. 16 2014 11:56 AMIran and the U.S. Are Allies Against ISIS but Aren’t Ready to Admit It Yet
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Sept. 16 2014 11:25 AMThe GOP’s Phantom MenaceThe Republican Party’s new agenda is trying to solve problems that don’t exist.
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Sept. 16 2014 9:22 AMThe Most Populist Campaign of 2014
Frame Game
Sept. 15 2014 5:13 PMHard KnocksI was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
Politics
Sept. 15 2014 2:30 PMThe Final Days of the Unofficial Hillary Clinton CampaignThe former secretary of state went to Iowa this weekend to expel the political demons before anyone else can conjure them. 
Jurisprudence
Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMA Thousand-Dollar BillThe Supreme Court is wrong about the influence you can buy with less than $5,200.
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Sept. 15 2014 11:14 AMPoll: More Voters Trust Republicans to Fight Terror Than Ever Before
Jurisprudence
Sept. 14 2014 2:37 PMWhen Abuse Is Not AbuseDon’t expect Adrian Peterson to go to prison. In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 
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Sept. 12 2014 6:07 PMSteve Southerland’s Remarks Should Spur Florida Women to Vote
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM“Do You Know What Porn Is?”Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
The World
Sept. 12 2014 3:22 PMIs Everyone Going to Declare Independence if Scotland Does It? 
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Sept. 12 2014 1:26 PMWe Won’t Have Rob Ford to Kick Around Anymore. (We May Have His Brother.)
Roads & Kingdoms
Sept. 12 2014 9:09 AMWrath of the Bollywood SuperfansI set out to write an honest profile of Shahid Kapoor, one of India’s biggest stars. His fans may never forgive me. 
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 11 2014 11:44 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
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Sept. 16 2014 1:58 PMDemocrats Baffled by Benghazi Whistleblower’s New Accusations
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Sept. 16 2014 11:41 AMKlobucharmania: Catch It!
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Sept. 16 2014 10:59 AMTed Cruz’s Brilliant Cynicism
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Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PMThe Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on His Poetry Blog
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Sept. 15 2014 4:54 PMPoll: Voters Aren’t as Angry About Obamacare, and a Republican Is Thriving Anyway
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Sept. 15 2014 1:38 PMCampaign Ad Praises Senator for Supporting a Project That He Voted Against Actually Funding
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Sept. 15 2014 12:58 PMHillary Clinton Joins the Elite Club of Politicians Giving Unsatisfying Answers to DREAMers
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Sept. 15 2014 9:53 AMSo 200 Reporters Walk Into a Field in Iowa ...
Politics
Sept. 12 2014 7:24 PMCome and Take ItLibertarians fight for people whose property was seized by the police.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 12 2014 6:04 PMWho Gets to Stay?The courts are finally granting asylum to victims of domestic abuse. Victims of gang violence are still out of luck.
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Sept. 12 2014 4:56 PMDemocratic Voters Can Save Harry Reid’s Job, if They Just Realize That He Runs the Senate
Politics
Sept. 12 2014 1:32 PMRaised on SlateA history of my favorite magazine, and a goodbye.
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Sept. 12 2014 11:17 AMShould You Worry About Another Government Shutdown?
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Sept. 12 2014 8:26 AMFinally, a Sandy Hook Truther You Can Vote for (if You Live in Colorado)
Politics
Sept. 11 2014 8:12 PMRunning ScaredGeorgia’s Democrats have registered more than 85,000 minority voters (and counting). Republicans never saw it coming.

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