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Photography
July 3 2015 11:12 AMGreece in CrisisPhotos from a nation struggling with closed banks, empty ATMs, rumors and uncertainty
The Slate Quiz
July 3 2015 1:30 AMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
History
July 2 2015 6:03 PMThe Landscape of Civil War CommemorationHow, when, and where the North and South memorialize the conflict.
Crime
July 2 2015 3:20 PMPut the Pumpkin in the BoatA new dictionary of prison slang.
Jurisprudence
July 2 2015 1:53 PMTry, Try AgainThe most outrageous decision of this Supreme Court term.
Politics
July 1 2015 4:51 PMThe GOP Base Loves TrumpIt sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
History
July 1 2015 5:57 AM“Richmond Reoccupied by Men Who Wore the Gray” In 1890, the former Confederate capital erected a monument to Robert E. Lee—and reasserted white supremacy.
Politics
June 30 2015 6:23 PMIf You See a Chance, Take ItChris Christie’s doomed campaign and the hard lesson of presidential politics.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 5:23 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableSame-sex couples are entitled to equal treatment, even in Texas. 
View From Chicago
June 30 2015 3:26 PMA Fractious MajorityThe Supreme Court’s conservatives increasingly disagree with one another.
Jurisprudence
June 30 2015 10:59 AMIs the Supreme Court More Liberal Than Obama?One of the administration’s closest allies was Clarence Thomas.
Politics
June 29 2015 8:44 PMEasy AAThe Supreme Court might destroy affirmative action because this white woman’s grades weren’t good enough.
Jurisprudence
June 29 2015 2:57 PMMindlessly Literal Reading Loses AgainThis Supreme Court decision is a dig at Bush v. Gore.
The Breakfast Table
June 29 2015 2:16 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableScalia goes off script.
Politics
June 29 2015 7:27 AMA New Southern HeritageObama has called for an honest accounting of America’s history. Here’s how to do it.
History
July 3 2015 8:06 AMWas John Hancock’s Signature Too Big?Or was everyone else’s too small?
Politics
July 2 2015 8:08 PMChris Christie’s Hard TruthsThe New Jersey governor wants to “tell it like it is.” That isn’t the whole truth.
Plus Roundups
July 2 2015 4:42 PMWhat We Like Right NowOur favorite picks for the week of June 29, curated by Slate writers and editors.
The Breakfast Table
July 2 2015 2:05 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe biggest surprises of this term.
History
July 2 2015 10:00 AMThe Best Fourth of July Speech in American HistoryIt was delivered on the fifth of July.
Jurisprudence
July 1 2015 1:37 PMThe End of the Death Penalty?Recent Supreme Court opinions suggest there are five votes to abolish capital punishment.
Crime
June 30 2015 7:49 PMIs Bail Unconstitutional?Our broken system keeps the poor in jail and lets the rich walk free.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 6:09 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableMost of this term’s liberal rulings were just common sense.
The Breakfast Table
June 30 2015 4:10 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableWill next year be spent litigating the spawn of Obergefell and Hobby Lobby?
Low Concept
June 30 2015 2:23 PMWith This Withering Dissent, I Thee WedSubversive language of love from the Supreme Court’s losers.
Crime
June 30 2015 5:15 AMHe Killed Her Daughter. She Forgave Him.Linda White believes in a form of justice that privileges atonement over punishment. She practices what she preaches.
The Breakfast Table
June 29 2015 3:42 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableGinsburg’s redistricting decision could be the most important one of the term.
Politics
June 29 2015 2:47 PMThe Case Against PolygamyChief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling paves the way for plural unions. He’s wrong.
Jurisprudence
June 29 2015 1:58 PMOrigin StoryHow the 1942 case of a one-footed chicken thief laid the foundation for marriage equality.
Jurisprudence
June 29 2015 6:00 AMThe Justices’ JusticeFor years we feared the consequences of pushing social progress through the courts. Obergefell v. Hodges will prove we shouldn’t.

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