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The World
Oct. 22 2014 6:30 PMThe Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 11:57 AMWhy Has the World Health Organization Done Such a Bad Job Responding to the Ebola Crisis?
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AMWe Need More Ben BradleesHis relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PMWhere Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains.
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 8:14 PMYou Should Be Optimistic About EbolaDon’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
Foreigners
Oct. 20 2014 6:49 PMGod’s OligarchOne of Vladimir Putin’s favorite businessmen wants to start an Orthodox Christian Fox News and return Russia to its glorious czarist past.
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 3:53 PMSmash and GrabWill competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:13 PMWhen It Comes to Foreign Policy, President Obama Is Acting Like Congress Doesn’t Exist
The World
Oct. 17 2014 5:36 PMAmerica’s Fears of Immigration, Terrorism, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety
Foreigners
Oct. 17 2014 3:35 PMDon’t Accept Putin’s Version of HistoryThe West didn’t provoke Russia. It gave it more credit than it deserved.
Politics
Oct. 17 2014 1:55 PMThe Gulf That Divides UsThe Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks. 
Politics
Oct. 17 2014 1:05 PMThe Ebola VoterThirteen ways Democrats and Republicans are exploiting the virus for political gain.
Roads & Kingdoms
Oct. 17 2014 12:51 PMFinal EditionIn Istanbul, a once-mighty newspaper that serves the country’s dwindling Greek community is in danger of collapse.
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 16 2014 11:45 PMPlay the Slate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
War Stories
Oct. 16 2014 4:52 PMSins of OmissionCitizenfour is a fine documentary. Too bad the director glossed over some important details—and Edward Snowden didn’t gloss over more.
The World
Oct. 22 2014 2:05 PMPaul Farmer Says Up to Ninety Percent of Those Infected Should Survive Ebola. Is He Right?
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 11:06 AMThe Right to RunIf you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PMWhy Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AMThe U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 7:13 PMDeadly AdviceWhen it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 6:24 PMThe GOP Can’t Quit “Willie Horton”Even though they promise to do so, again and again.
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:50 PMWhy We Shouldn’t Be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
Jurisprudence
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PMDawn PatrolJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Propublica
Oct. 17 2014 4:21 PMWhy the Poor Pay $1,400 for Old iPads#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
The World
Oct. 17 2014 2:02 PMHas America Stopped Even Pretending to Care About the U.N. Security Council?
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Jurisprudence
Oct. 17 2014 12:56 PMSouthern JusticeHow an 1865 ruling in favor of Confederate soldiers just protected the vote for minorities in Arkansas.  
View From Chicago
Oct. 17 2014 9:30 AMA Moral MarketAltruism exchanges could ease the desperate shortage of kidneys for transplant.
Politics
Oct. 16 2014 5:46 PMPurple GeorgiaWhy the Democratic Party is placing big bets on Georgia.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 16 2014 2:31 PMInjunction JunctionWhat is the Supreme Court thinking behind its unfathomable silence?

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