Brilliant ContrarianismA delightful spat between Hitchens and Conrad Black, who owned the magazine he worked for.
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I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.
Yes, Black Families Tend to Spank More. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Good for Black Kids.
Yes, Black Families Tend to Spank More. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Good for Black Kids. What Charles Barkley gets wrong about corporal punishment and black culture.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter
The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge
Iran and the U.S. Are Allies
They’re just not ready to admit it yet.
Giving Up on Goodell
How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.
Republicans Like Scott Walker Are Building Campaigns Around Problems That Don’t Exist
Farewell! Emily Bazelon on What She Will Miss About Slate.
More Than Scottish Pride Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
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A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
It’s All Connected What links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.