Beverly Gage

Beverly Gage, a Yale history professor, is the author of The Day Wall Street Exploded.

History
June 30 2014 6:08 PMShould You Care About the Fate of Unions?If you care about income inequality you should.
History
June 10 2013 6:03 PMIt’s Not About Your Cat PhotosThe government almost always abuses its surveillance powers. That should trouble every American citizen.
History
April 22 2013 10:26 AMUnanswered Questions About WatergateThere are many—why is no one asking them?
History
Nov. 9 2012 10:08 AMHow Close Was This Election?Very close. Whatever happened to landslides?
Political Gabfest
Aug. 10 2012 12:36 PMThe Ode to Nixon GabfestListen to Slate's show about Mitt Romney’s tax plan, shifting public attitudes on climate change, and a New Yorker profile of Paul Ryan.
Political Gabfest
March 30 2012 1:03 PMThe Eat Your Broccoli GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act arguments, possible political fallout from the decision, and the pros and cons of judicial elections.
History
Feb. 15 2012 6:50 AMRadical Solutions to Economic InequalityIf only Americans today were as open-minded about leveling the playing field as we were 100 years ago.
Moneybox
Nov. 2 2011 2:12 PMLessons for Occupy Wall StreetTake a cue from the only social movement that has ever made a real dent in the nation’s extremes of wealth and poverty.
History Lesson
Oct. 19 2007 12:45 PMThe Rockefellers and the Angry CommonersA century ago, the super-rich had to contend with class warfare.
History
Jan. 9 2014 12:45 PMWhat New Revelations About the Media, Pa., FBI Break-In Teach Us About Intelligence Reform Today
History
June 7 2013 1:10 PMSomewhere, J. Edgar Hoover Is SmilingThe FBI director and notorious snoop would have loved PRISM.
History
Dec. 17 2012 9:48 AMThings Can ChangeA century ago, there were forms of brutal violence considered so thoroughly American that they could never be banished. Today, they no longer exist.
History
Aug. 13 2012 2:23 PMWhy Is There No Liberal Ayn Rand?American conservatives have a canon. Why don’t American liberals?
History
May 23 2012 12:18 PMThe Boss of BossesOne hundred years ago, John Pierpont Morgan was called before a Congress suspicious of his bank’s power and influence. Sound familiar?
History
March 29 2012 7:15 AM“A Drunkard in the Gutter Is Just Where He Ought To Be”Meet the man who invented the GOP’s defense of the wealthy—in 1883.
Life And Art
Nov. 10 2011 1:21 PMInternal AffairsWere J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson lovers?
Political Gabfest
Aug. 12 2011 5:22 PMThe Crazy Eyes GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Republican presidential debate, liberals losing faith in President Obama, and the current economic turmoil.
Tv Week
Sept. 20 2007 3:53 PMOld Soldiers Never LieKen Burns' The War tells great stories, but is it great history?
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Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.