Slate's complete coverage of Iran's election and its aftermath.

Opinions about events beyond our borders.
Aug. 12 2009 2:09 PM

Slateon Iran

Our complete coverage of Iran's election and its aftermath.

Iranian supporters of defeated reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. Click image to expand.
Iranian protesters

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been sworn in for another term as Iran's president, but tensions are still simmering. Here's Slate's coverage of the Iranian election and earlier commentary on Iranian politics.

"Watching Art-House Movies in Tehran: Iran after the journalists were silenced," posted Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009.

"Prints of Persia: Why are Iranian police markings written in English?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2009.

Advertisement

"The Iranian Baby Boom: Why the Islamic republic has such a youthful population," by Caroline Berson. Posted Friday, June 12, 2009.

Selected pieces from Slate's earlier coverage of Iran

"Islamic Greenwashing: Why is the color green so important in the Muslim world?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009.

"Don't Let the Mullahs Run the Clock: Obama must talk directly to the Iranian people," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted Monday, February 16, 2009.

"President Who?: Why did so many people underestimate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?" by Negar Azimi. Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2005.

"Hanging Out at Tehran's Mini-Mall: A Weeklong Journal of a Writer in Iran," by Reza Aslan. Posted Friday, September 10, 2004.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks

Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive

Is he right?

Science

“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.

Politics

The Right to Run

If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 6:30 PM The Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Politics
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 4:10 PM Skinny Mark Wahlberg Goes for an Oscar: The First Trailer for The Gambler
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.