Proxy WarLiberals denounce racial profiling. Conservatives denounce affirmative action. What's the difference?
Harvard's $200,000 Question"Why are law students unhappy?" Gee, that's a tough one.
Praise the Lord, Pass the AmmoIf teen violence is the question, religion isn't the answer.
Death StampsNo joke: Oregon will pay you to die.
The War in KosovoLinks to Slate's recent coverage.
Kill and Die for "Credibility"?There are good reasons for what we're doing in Yugoslavia. This one isn't.
Stop Making SenseLessons from the New York Times on turning innuendo and incomprehensibility into a Pulitzer Prize.
The Last GringoAnd then there was just one U.S. daily reporter left to report from Managua.
A Labor of LinuxThe exquisite torture of installing Linux as a computer novice.
Why You're So Screwed UpRating the explanations.
A Message to My EnemiesFighting words from an online financial journalist for his off-line competitors.
Me on Me on Garrison KeillorIn an exclusive interview with himself, a lesser god of public radio explores his feelings about the Lord of Lake Wobegon.
Make Love Not WarThe hidden cost of Flytrap.
A Philistine's Guide to ItalyWhen in Rome, order beans for dinner, take the bus instead of renting a car, and get to know your Jesuses.
William Buckley Quotes Himself in Self-Defense
J.D. Salinger, Failed RecluseHey, Jerry, want your privacy? Take a few lessons from Thomas Pynchon.
Shooting ScriptHollywood's screenwriters take a meeting and wring their hands over movie violence.
Hold That MartyrdomWhy Kenneth Starr's prosecution of Julie Hiatt Steele was not so ridiculous.
Community KillsThe last thing American high schools need is more warm fuzzies.
The Reverse Domino TheoryWe can't stop every genocide in the world? Why on earth not?
Spikey's HypocrisyWhat makes Michael Isikoff think he's better than Linda Tripp?
Geek LoveIn which Boy Developer Andrew Shuman goes on a date with Linux but declines to marry it.
The Poisoned Dogs of TuscanyIn Italy, they'd just as soon kill you as scratch you behind the ears.
The Agony of VictoryOnline auctions and the winner's curse.
Mau-Mauing the DogcatcherIs it racist to dislike a dachshund?
Heads Up!Slate's 100 Top Headlines of the Century
Linda Tripp's PayoffShe screwed the president and got a cushy job. No, not Monica.