Sympathy for the DevilWhy it’s wrong to call John Calipari just another cog in the evil NCAA machine.
The Universal Allure of WarHow the enhanced emotional experience of combat takes hold in conflict zones.
“Violence Against Women Is the Foreigners’ Fault”What happens to Afghan women when the U.S. military pulls out?
“They’re Freebasing the Crystal Meth of Purpose”Why the pull of war is so strong for soldiers (and journalists) in combat zones.
“What You See Is a Pretty Slender Reality”The problem with only viewing conflict from an American perspective.
Inside JobWhy American vet Elliott Ackerman wrote about insider attacks from the Afghan perspective in his novel, Green on Blue.
If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Editorial assistant Rachel Gross on the best of Slate, from wedding debt to the evolution debate.
Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.
San Andreas Is a Crock But there’s a reason West Coast geologists are fixated on the “big one.”