Alexandra Starr

Alexandra Starris a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University Law School.

Future Tense
Nov. 23 2012 2:45 PMIt's Not Just Indians and Taiwanese AnymoreA new group may be on the way up in the immigrant-dominated tech world.
Doublex
Oct. 27 2010 7:19 AMPolitical Wife-SwappingThe husband had political ambitions. Now she is the one running for office.
How They Do It
Oct. 17 2008 7:08 AMSpain Cools to Immigration
How They Do It
Oct. 15 2008 6:53 AMPoland: New Opportunities
How They Do It
Oct. 13 2008 1:20 PMAustria: Collective Amnesia?
Dispatches
Dec. 4 2006 4:18 PMChávez, President for the Life of the Oil Boom?
Dispatches
Nov. 3 2006 4:54 PMHow Daniel Ortega Is Like Richard J. Daley
Dispatches
Oct. 31 2006 6:06 PMDaniel Ortega, the Comeback Kid
Dispatches
June 2 2006 4:59 PMAlan García Prays for Forgiveness—or Forgetfulness
Dispatches
May 31 2006 5:38 PMThe Looming Presence of Hugo Chávez
Foreigners
Jan. 4 2006 7:03 AMA Woman's Place Is in the Presidential MansionWhat's behind the rise of female politicians in Latin America?
Hey, Wait A Minute
Aug. 8 2005 2:19 PMThey're Not Stupid—They're LazyThe real reason American high-schoolers have such dismal test scores.
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2012 12:06 PMStatus UpdateHow activists are using technology to convince young undocumented immigrants to apply for the Deferred Action program.
Doublex
Jan. 20 2010 6:14 PMDid Massachusetts' Old Boys' Network Do In Martha Coakley? The rest of New England is a haven for female pols.
How They Do It
Oct. 16 2008 6:59 AMIreland Transformed
How They Do It
Oct. 14 2008 7:37 AMFailure To Integrate in the Netherlands
How They Do It
Oct. 13 2008 1:20 PMGermany: History's Long Shadow
Dispatches
Dec. 1 2006 1:35 PMPopulist v. Populist
Dispatches
Nov. 2 2006 4:40 PMWashington Can't Stop Meddling in Managua
Dispatches
June 5 2006 5:15 PMGarcía's the Winner, but Who's the Big Loser?
Dispatches
June 1 2006 7:21 PMOllanta Humala, Man of the People
Politics
May 3 2006 3:48 PMVoice of AméricaThe Spanish-language DJs behind the new wave of Latino activism.
Foreigners
Sept. 1 2005 3:05 PMSanta Claus vs. Mr. DangerWashington's fixation with Hugo Chávez is helping spread his "Bolivarian revolution" across Latin America.
Assessment
June 10 2005 7:30 AMDick WadhamsKarl Rove's heir apparent.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.

Brow Beat

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 7:13 PM Deadly Advice When it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 6:32 PM Taylor Swift’s Pro-Gay “Welcome to New York” Takes Her Further Than Ever From Nashville 
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  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.