“That’s Called Jim Crow”
Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment ProblemAmericans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
What Happened at Slate This Week?The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Roads & Kingdoms
Tourism After the TalibanBamiyan, a small Afghan mountain town best known for its blown-up Buddhas, wants to be your next holiday destination.
Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters Colorado Democrats and Republicans are testing theories for reaching women that will resonate far beyond the Rocky Mountains.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana OffenderWhat should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?
Your Own Personal Rand PaulHow the libertarian hero makes his foreign policy contradictions disappear.
People’s Climate March in PhotosHundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
How to Fix America’s Recidivism CrisisIt could be as simple as providing ex-cons with the medication they need.
Scalia’s Liberal StreakThe conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.