Andrés Martinez

Andrés Martinez is the editorial director of the New America Foundation.

Future Tense
April 4 2014 8:08 AMMaybe Video Games Aren’t So BadThree reasons why I gave in and bought my son an Xbox.
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2013 11:17 AMFarewell, Sweet BlackBerryThe much-maligned smartphone is (was?) superior to the iPhone one in crucial way.
April 14 2009 6:54 AMDistant NeighborsThe massive misunderstandings that plague the relationship between the United States and Mexico.
Feb. 7 2008 7:34 AMMuy Mexicano
Feb. 5 2008 7:46 AMRolling the Dice in the Titanic's Casino
Feb. 27 2014 5:23 PMDon’t Extradite El ChapoThe Mexican government won’t win against the cartels unless it can prove it can lock them away.
Future Tense
March 25 2013 11:06 AMSign This White House Petition to Create an R2-D2 Day
Feb. 8 2008 12:10 PMDebating Socialism With Venezuela's True Believers
Feb. 6 2008 8:52 AMMartinez Conquers Nature
Feb. 4 2008 1:03 PMAmong the Money-Changers


The Slatest

Ben Bradlee Dead at 93

The legendary Washington Post editor presided over the paper’s Watergate coverage.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

Walmart Is Crushing the Rest of Corporate America in Adopting Solar Power

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PM Justified Paranoia Citizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
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.