Anne Applebaum

Sept. 20 2010 8:45 PMA Commercial for Religious FreedomThe fuss over Pope Benedict's visit to Britain was a blessing for Catholicism.
Sept. 6 2010 8:02 PMA Tale of Two EuropesForget East and West, Europe is dividing itself into North and South.
Aug. 16 2010 8:05 PMThe First Family's Forced VacationsWho cares if the Obamas take their holidays in Maine or Spain?
Aug. 2 2010 8:01 PMAmerica's Peculiar AmnesiaPeople have already forgotten how George W. Bush and the Republican Congress expanded government spending.
July 19 2010 8:02 PMAmerican HypocritesThe only thing Americans hate more than big government is the absence of government protection.
July 5 2010 8:01 PMDemocracy Promotion Isn't a Neocon PlotAmerican audiences could also benefit from Hillary Clinton's endorsement of civil society.
June 21 2010 8:03 PMOur Vuvuzelas, OurselvesEach nation responds to the infernal plastic horn in its own way.
June 7 2010 8:20 PMGermany Is Large; Its Soldiers Aren't Charity WorkersThe German president had to resign for having the temerity to say those things.
May 17 2010 8:01 PMShould We Make Somali Pirates Walk the Gangplank?Western nations must figure out how to deal with them.
May 7 2010 10:03 AMWinners and LosersWe don't yet know who'll be Britain's next prime minister, but a few things are clear.
April 26 2010 8:08 PMA Very British RevolutionIf Nick Clegg's Liberal Democrats do as well as expected, the entire electoral system could change.
April 12 2010 12:03 PMAnother Tragedy in the Haunted Forest But this time, no one suspects a conspiracy to kill the Polish elite.
March 30 2010 11:32 AMHow Did Russian Police Know Who Bombed the Moscow Subway?It was reasonable to suspect Chechen women, but we still need a thorough investigation.
March 24 2010 11:51 AMNasty Parties Don't Win ElectionsWhat the Republicans can learn from Britain's Conservative Party.
March 8 2010 8:00 PMGermany Is Tired of Paying Europe's BillsIf Germans feel less guilty about the war, they won't make sacrifices to help feckless Greeks.
Sept. 13 2010 8:00 PMLess, PleaseWhy are the British so excited about spending cuts and austerity measures?
Aug. 30 2010 6:46 AMThe Real Cost of the War in IraqWhat seven years of fighting has done to American society.
Aug. 9 2010 8:05 PMThe ADHD-ventures of Tom SawyerThe strange comforts of reading Mark Twain in the age of oppositional defiant disorder.
July 28 2010 8:00 PMDross CheckWikiLeaks' data-dump reporting simply makes a case for the existence of the mainstream media.
July 12 2010 8:05 PMWhat the Butler TapedThe juicy French scandal that makes President Sarkozy look like just another corrupt politician.
June 30 2010 8:04 PMThe Spies Who Came In From the Cold WarThe Russian spy scandal shows how little Moscow has changed.
June 14 2010 8:01 PMObama Can't Stop the Oil SpillActing like politicians can solve all our problems just makes us look weak.
May 31 2010 8:00 PMBipartisanship 101 Britain's ruling coalition is a test for the rest of the world.
May 10 2010 8:03 PMGreece and the New ColonialismWho knew the European Union had so much power over its member states?
May 3 2010 8:03 PMWho Put Iran in Charge of Women's Rights?The country's election to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women is a joke.
April 19 2010 7:13 AMRevenge of the Volcano Gods Eyjafjallajökull's eruption could transform the economics and politics of Europe.
April 5 2010 8:01 PMWhy Is Vladimir Putin Going to Katyn?By taking responsibility for the 1940 massacre, Russia can lay its ghosts to rest.
March 28 2010 9:29 AMThe Candidate's WifeI almost became the first lady of Poland.
March 15 2010 8:04 PMContinental DivideBritain and America both have center-left leaders, but the two nations are further apart than ever.
March 1 2010 12:30 PMShaken, but Not BrokenChile will survive the earthquake because its democracy works.




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. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

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The XX Factor
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Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
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Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 11:14 AM How Does That Geometry Problem Make You Feel? Computer tutors that can read students’ emotions.
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Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.