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Michael Brown Wasn’t a Superhuman Demon

But Darren Wilson’s racial prejudice told him otherwise.

Gallery
Nov. 26 2014 12:04 AMProtest NationFor a second night, demonstrators march in the streets of Ferguson and several other cities across the U.S.
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 4:13 PMWonk WarsYou may not know who runs the Congressional Budget Office, but Republicans may go to blows over who gets to run it next.
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 2:48 PMEverything That’s Going Wrong in FergusonDocumenting the police response to the latest round of Michael Brown protests.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 25 2014 11:17 AMThe Independent Grand Jury That Wasn’tThe Ferguson prosecutor’s bizarre, self-justifying press conference revealed his own influence.
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 1:30 AMCan Anyone Fix the Ferguson Police Department?It needs to be overhauled. It takes time, but it can be done. 
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 12:53 AMScenes From Ferguson—and BeyondDemonstrators react to a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown.
Politics
Nov. 24 2014 11:07 PMTape EverythingPolice officers—and all public servants—should be required to videotape their interactions with citizens. It’s good for us, and them.
Politics
Nov. 24 2014 5:35 PMGo Ahead, Blame MePresident Obama says he understands that the next Democratic nominee will need to distance herself from him. But will he really be able to take it?
The World
Nov. 24 2014 3:13 PMThe Chinese Government’s Salt Monopoly Has Lasted for 2,600 Years. It’s About to End.
War Stories
Nov. 24 2014 2:35 PMChuck OutWhy Chuck Hagel didn’t last long at the Pentagon. 
Obit
Nov. 23 2014 3:32 PMThe ChemistUnderstanding Marion Barry.
The World
Nov. 21 2014 4:55 PMCan Obama Get a Climate Commitment Out of India?
The World
Nov. 21 2014 3:40 PMCan Putin Turn the ISIS Mess to Russia’s Advantage?
The Slate Quiz
Nov. 20 2014 11:55 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Nov. 20 2014 7:39 PMObama’s Trojan Horse?No, the president’s executive action on immigration will not create millions of Democratic voters.
The World
Nov. 25 2014 4:57 PMWhat Will the U.S. and Israel Do Once Every Other Country Recognizes Palestine?
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 2:57 PMRudy Giuliani Doesn’t Understand Crime As Well As He ThinksThe former New York City mayor doesn’t know the first thing about the intersection of race and crime.
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 12:04 PMFerguson’s Anguish and FuryHow a quiet vigil turned to a night of rage.
The World
Nov. 25 2014 11:17 AMChinese Government on Ferguson: Hey, Nobody’s Perfect
Politics
Nov. 25 2014 1:12 AMJustifying HomicideWhy Darren Wilson was never going to be indicted for killing Michael Brown. 
Jurisprudence
Nov. 24 2014 11:43 PMDevil’s AdvocatesThanks to conservative Supreme Court rulings, the government must support the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster and the Satanic Temple.
Jurisprudence
Nov. 24 2014 5:42 PMThe University of Virginia Finally Confronts Its Rape ProblemThe confidential sexual assault investigation system has failed. 
History
Nov. 24 2014 4:43 PMWhat Did Gettysburg Smell Like?A sensory history of the Civil War.
The World
Nov. 24 2014 2:40 PMIt’s Good That the Iran Talks Are Continuing, But It’ll Be Very Bad If There’s No Deal Soon
Science
Nov. 24 2014 2:29 PMThe Secrets of the “Secret Science” BillWhat House Republicans really mean when they call for reform of the EPA.
Politics
Nov. 21 2014 6:03 PMA Better Solution to America’s Immigration ProblemEnd birthright citizenship.
Foreigners
Nov. 21 2014 4:14 PMHate Thy NeighborHow Israel teaches its citizens all the wrong lessons.
Roads & Kingdoms
Nov. 21 2014 12:45 PMFaith and Fear in Istanbul The Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, have been persecuted for centuries. Will the fallout from the war in Syria only make things worse?  
Jurisprudence
Nov. 20 2014 8:48 PMIt’s LegalThe underpinnings of the president’s immigration plan are anything but radical.
The World
Nov. 20 2014 4:57 PMPolio Could Soon Be the Second Human Disease Eradicated by Vaccines

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