Who Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now?
A lot of people. And the country has never been less equipped to absorb them.
How America Can Prosecute More Poachers Like the Alleged Lion KillerA four-word fix would do it.
Last Man StandingNothing can stop the bipartisan coalition pressing for criminal justice reform. Nothing, except maybe Bill Otis.
Please Stop Talking, John KerryAmerica’s chief diplomat is saying way too much about the Iran deal.
Double GenocideLithuania wants to erase its ugly history of Nazi collaboration—by accusing Jewish partisans who fought the Germans of war crimes.
Roads & Kingdoms
Trouble in UtopiaIndia’s Auroville was envisioned as an international community free of government, money, religion, and strife. It hasn’t exactly worked out quite as planned.
Why Was Sandra Bland Still in Jail?She couldn’t pay her bond. How a bail system the Justice Department has called unconstitutional may have contributed to her death.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Wedge IssueTrump has said running America would be a lot like running one of his golf courses. Is that true?
Immoral ConvictionsOpponents of marriage equality are pushing a breathtakingly bad bill.
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.
View From Chicago
It’s Not Donating. It’s Selling.Fertility clinics’ feeble justifications for fixing the price of human eggs.
Just PunishmentJonathan Pollard was one of the worst traitors of the 20th century. He deserved to languish as long as he did.
Sarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican CandidatesSarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Poison ControlMuch of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the U.S. can help the journalists who are not.
What We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of July 20, curated by Slate writers and editors.
“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.