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Clinton began her campaign by denouncing the big money flowing into politics. That just got a lot harder for her to talk about.

Foreigners
April 24 2015 6:36 PMDon’t Blame DronesIt is awful that U.S. drone strikes kill innocent civilians, including our own. But many more would die without them. 
Caixin
April 24 2015 3:46 PMReinventing the WheelThe bike has become a symbol of poverty in China, but cycling enthusiasts are trying to make it a vehicle for individual expression. 
Foreigners
April 24 2015 1:23 PMObama Knows the Truth About the Armenian GenocideHe, more than any American president, should know the importance of speaking it.
The Slate Quiz
April 24 2015 2:45 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Plus Roundups
April 23 2015 12:23 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of April 20, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
War Stories
April 22 2015 5:42 PMThe Yemen TrapThe civil war in Yemen is a messy power struggle that will likely get worse before it gets better.
Politics
April 22 2015 5:09 PMScott Walker’s Anti-Immigration EpiphanyThe Wisconsin governor’s new position against legal immigration could have huge implications for the GOP race.
Politics
April 22 2015 3:01 PMJeb the DestroyerJeb Bush is tearing down what little campaign finance law we have left.
Moment Magazine
April 22 2015 10:30 AMThe New Sultan of TurkeyRecep Tayyip Erdogan isn’t satisfied leading a prosperous rising power. He also wants it all to himself.
Dispatches
April 21 2015 6:38 PMTsarnaev’s SmirkHas the Boston Marathon bomber shown enough remorse to escape the death sentence?
Politics
April 21 2015 5:02 PMBurying BillWhy Hillary Clinton must turn her back on parts of her husband’s political legacy to win in 2016.
Politics
April 20 2015 8:23 PMSenators Need Not ApplyDo Republicans really think governors make better presidents?
Jurisprudence
April 20 2015 12:38 PMRacial Slurs Shouldn’t Be TrademarkedThe Washington football team’s name is an obstacle for interstate commerce.
Jurisprudence
April 17 2015 6:13 PMAmen, Canada!The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Slate Plus
April 17 2015 11:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week. 
Slate Fare
April 24 2015 4:00 PMWork at Slate 
Politics
April 24 2015 3:26 PMBill Clinton’s High PriceThe former president would be an enormous asset to a Hillary Clinton administration. But it comes at a cost.
Jurisprudence
April 24 2015 10:25 AMJustices’ Questions, AnsweredPreviously on Same-Sex Marriage Arguments at the Supreme Court
Foreigners
April 23 2015 6:05 PMBritain’s Season of DespairInstead of appealing to peoples’ aspirations, British politicians are pitching worst-case scenarios to win votes.
Jurisprudence
April 23 2015 11:52 AM“How Can You Represent Those People?”Hillary Clinton and other feminist lawyers are right to defend alleged rapists.
Jurisprudence
April 22 2015 5:09 PMPseudoscience in the Witness BoxThe FBI faked an entire field of forensic science.
Politics
April 22 2015 4:21 PMThe Fight Against 15Increasing the minimum wage so dramatically will damage the economic prospects of millions of vulnerable people.
Politics
April 22 2015 2:45 PMThe Bloomberg Poll on GOP Support for Israel Isn’t Anti-SemiticIt just tells the uncomfortable truth. 
Low Concept
April 22 2015 3:51 AMThe Slate Reincarnation MachineWho were you in a past life?
Jurisprudence
April 21 2015 5:16 PMThe Ferguson EffectChief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.
Crime
April 21 2015 3:08 PMThe Koch Brothers Want It Both WaysHow can they support criminal justice reform and Scott Walker at the same time?
Politics
April 20 2015 8:23 PMPopping the QuestionAdvice to Republican presidential candidates on how to answer the question, “Would you attend a gay wedding?”
Metropolis
April 19 2015 10:34 PML.A. ExistentialLos Angeles wants to shed its image as an auto-dystopia. In the era of the drought, can it sell the myth of a green, sustainable city?
Politics
April 17 2015 12:45 PMHail to the ChiefRepublicans haven’t just rejected President Obama. They have adopted Benjamin Netanyahu as their leader.
Roads & Kingdoms
April 17 2015 9:03 AMKashmir’s Heroin HighwayThe war-torn region has become a major narcotics trafficking route, sparking a new Indian drug epidemic.

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