Taylor Swift Should Have Scored Pulp Fiction’s Famous Dance SceneThe dancing was amazing, but the song was all wrong.
Who’s In and Who’s Out?Obama is offering a reprieve to millions of unauthorized immigrants. Exactly who gets one will be determined by a string of wonky details.
“That’s Called Jim Crow”Philip Gourevitch on America’s hypocritical interventions in Africa.
How People Are Wired to Connect The startling parallels between human social groups and online video games.
Watching Richard III With Bashar al-AssadNot long ago, the Syrian dictator was a darling of the West.
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The Unthinkable Scale of the Syrian Refugee CrisisJordan’s fourth largest city is a refugee camp. Lebanon’s population is a quarter refugee.
“Cairo Writes, Beirut Publishes, and Baghdad Reads”The fallen culture of Iraq and the legacy of the U.S. invasion.
So, You Missed Oral Argument … AGAIN?Oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case in four minutes of video.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?